Thesis Defense: Martina Rau
28 May, 2013 1:00pm
January 2, 2013
Jason Hong, associate professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, was featured on CBS This Morning in a Dec. 26 segment about the information that smartphone apps collect about their users. He explained that the developers of many free apps provide this user information to advertisers and marketers.
November 26, 2012
BusinessInsider.com ranks Carnegie Mellon University’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute 9th on its list of the world’s best design schools. CMU’s School of Design is ranked 4th. BusinessInsider.com reports it conducted a survey with 633 respondents who ranked schools somewhat valuable, valuable or extremely valuable.
October 30, 2012
When David Murray was an undergrad at Carnegie Mellon, his friends used to kid him that he’d never find a job that combined all three of his majors—computer science and human-computer interaction (HCI) in the School of Computer Science, and voice performance in the School of Music.
October 9, 2012
HCII Professor Scott Hudson and Karl D.D. Willis, a PhD student in CMU’s Computational Design Lab who is co-advised by Hudson, have worked with Disney Research, Pittsburgh, to adapt 3D printing to create customized, interactive devices that have optical sensors, display and illumination elements embedded directly in their structure.
September 8, 2012
HCII Director Justine Cassell was the featured “Newsmaker” Sept. 8 in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The column noted Cassell is the Charles M. Geschke Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, as newly endowed by Geschke, a CMU alumnus and co-founder of Adobe Systems Inc., and his wife, Nancy.
August 22, 2012
MIT’s Technology Review has named Chris Harrison to its annual TR35 list of innovators under the age of 35. He and the rest of the 2012 honorees are featured in the magazine’s September/October issue.
May 4, 2012
Gizmag, along with Wired, TechCrunch and other media outlets, has a feature on Touché, a new touch-sensing technology developed at Disney Research, Pittsburgh, with a team that included Chris Harrison, a PhD student in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute.
May 1, 2012
Technology Review took early notice of Livehoods, a project undertaken by Jason Hong, associate professor of HCII; Raz Schwartz, a visiting HCII scholar from Bar-Ilan University; Norman Sadeh, professor of computer science in the Institute for Software Research, and Justin Cranshaw, a PhD student in ISR.