The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

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    Watch the videos for all 9 HCII UIST 2016 papers

  • Academic Programs at the HCII

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  • Why Audience Participation Matters

    New game design research from Jess Hammer and Jeff Bigham

  • We are the Human-Computer Interaction Institute

    Creating technology that improves human life

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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.

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2016 HCII Research/Independent Study Opportunities

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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