Several from Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute were honored by Fast Company in its annual Innovation by Design Awards. Two projects from the HCII were finalists and two more earned honorable mentions in 2018.
Amy Ogan, the Thomas and Lydia Moran Assistant Professor of Learning Science at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, has been named to the World Economics Forum's 2018 list of Young Scientists.
Carnegie Mellon University’s Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship has named Anhong Guo, Ph.D. candidate, Gierad Laput, Ph.D. candidate, and Brandon Taylor, postdoctoral researcher to this year’s class of innovators, making one half of the class of 2018-19 Innovation Fellows from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII).
One of the oldest, most versatile and inexpensive of materials — paper — seemingly springs to life, bending, folding or flattening itself, by means of a low-cost actuation technology developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute.
Over the last two years, Bloomberg’s UX team has partnered with Carnegie Mellon University Master of Human-Computer Interaction program and visually impaired users to prototype next generation accessibility tools.
Aesha Shah had been working at the startup Resy for about a year, so the timing seemed right when she saw Professor Bob Kraut’s email seeking capstone sponsors. Having completed an HCI capstone with Kraut as her advisor during her own undergraduate days at Carnegie Mellon University, she was familiar with the rigor involved with the project.
From speaking to event planning, three members of the Carnegie Mellon University Human-Computer Interaction Institute contributed to the 11th annual Educational Data Mining Conference held in Buffalo, NY, Sunday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
Many experts from the learning sciences and educational technologies communities gathered at the University College London (UCL) Institute of Education in London last week for not one but three conferences during the London Festival of Learning.
Less than 48 hours after going online, the tickets were gone.
The tickets -- not for a concert, Broadway show or cross-town rivalry sporting event -- were for our Human-Computer Interaction Institute alumni networking event on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Facebook, Inc.