The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

Through rigor and creativity, we solve the right problems with the right tools for the right reasons. In doing so, we develop artifacts, services and systems that improve people's lives.

MHCI Capstone Sponsors

MHCI graduates often rave about the real-world experience they gain from our capstone project course. Working in teams of four to six, students collaborate with an industry sponsor to innovate and improve new or existing human-to-machine technology.

MHCI Capstone Sponsor Bloomberg captured their experience in the video to the right. If you are interested in becoming a capstone sponsor, you can contact MHCI faculty Brad Myers or Jason Hong for more information.

Capstone Project

For Students

For Prospective Students

The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to offer multidisciplinary undergraduate and graduate educational programs that emphasize technology for the benefit of people.

Upcoming Events

2016 HCII Research/Independent Study Opportunities

New learning research opportunity added*

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in conducting research with the HCII can review the 2016 opportunities with the Human-Computer Interaction Institute.

2016 Research Opportunities

Research Project

Decimal Point Game

When it comes to learning math, how much fun you are having is rarely factored into the equation. That isn't to say that game designers have not tried to turn instruction into more engaging material. For instance, there are plenty of educational games on the shelves; ...

Research areas

Education Learning Sciences and Technologies

Many people are surprised to learn how much data smartphone apps are collecting about them. PrivacyGrade is a website we are creating that presents the results of our privacy analysis of several hundred thousand Android apps. We combine static analysis techniques with ...


Other Researchers

Yuvraj Agarwal

Research areas

Social Computing