Thesis Defense: Martina Rau
28 May, 2013 1:00pm
May 11, 2011
John R. Anderson, the R.K. Mellon University Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, received the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science April 28 at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.
February 9, 2011
Ken Koedinger came to Carnegie Mellon University in 1986 as a PhD student—exploring how software could be harnessed as a teaching tool. Twenty-five years later, more than 500,000 students a year are learning math more easily and efficiently through the cognitive tutors he and colleagues developed.
December 30, 2010
Professor Robert Kraut was quoted in a USA Today article about the impact of pervasive communication technology on how people interact with each other:
July 8, 2010
An article in the Communications of the ACM describes work by HCII PhD student Anuj Kumar and others, which they presented in a CHI 2010 paper, “An Exploratory Study of Unsupervised Mobile Learning in Rural India”.
June 8, 2010
Bryan Pendleton, a PhD student in HCII, is known on Twitter as @BP. But since the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, some Twitter users have mistaken that Twitter handle for that of another BP, the oil giant. Some of the tweets Bryan has received since then have been … well, listen to how Bryan told the story to John Hockenberry on his radio show, The Takeaway.