Thesis Defense: Martina Rau
28 May, 2013 1:00pm
The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University seeks faculty candidates with a strong track record in research, outstanding academic credentials, and an earned Ph.D. They should also have a strong interest in graduate and undergraduate education.
The Human-Computer Interaction Institute website is showing its age and needs a facelift or more serious redesign.
The 230-foot-long Randy Pausch Memorial Bridge is both a well-trod connection between the Gates Center for Computer Science and the Purnell Center for the Arts and a symbol of the collaborative, creative spirit of the late Carnegie Mellon University professor.
Researchers at Disney Research, Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon University have devised a system called SideBySide that enables animated images from two separate handheld projectors to interact with each other on the same surface.
Tiramisu Transit, an iPhone app developed by Carnegie Mellon that uses crowdsourcing to help transit riders know when their bus will arrive, won second place in the Best New Innovative Products, Services, or Applications category of the 2011 Best of ITS Awards.
Carnegie Mellon Develops Touchscreen Technology That Distinguishes Taps by Different Parts of Finger
Smartphone and tablet computer owners have become adept at using finger taps, flicks and drags to control their touchscreens. But Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that this interaction can be enhanced by taking greater advantage of the finger’s anatomy and dexterity.
Justine Cassell, director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, will be among four Carnegie Mellon University faculty members who will make presentations and be part of a mini-documentary being filmed at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions, Sept. 14–16 in Dalian, China.
Big congratulations to PhD student Jason Wiese, who has just won a Yahoo! 2011 Key Scientific Challenges Program Award. Jason won for his work on Internet Experience. He is the 3rd HCII student to have won this prestigious award, and we’re proud of him!
Everybody who waits at a bus stop wants to know one thing: Where’s the bus? Thanks to Tiramisu, a new iPhone application developed at Carnegie Mellon University, transit riders in Pittsburgh will soon be able to get the answer by using crowdsourcing to share arrival times with each other.
Computers may be a common part of modern life and work, but the languages and methods used to program those computers continue to confound most people.
Digital imagery, Facebook updates, online music collections, email threads and other immaterial artifacts of today’s online world may be as precious to teenagers as a favorite book that a parent once read to them or a t-shirt worn at a music festival, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers say.
Brad A. Myers, professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, is one of 10 recipients chosen by Microsoft Research for its 2011 Software Engineering Innovation Foundation (SEIF) Awards.
Justine Cassell, director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, will join experts from the news media and industry to discuss how technology is transforming our culture during a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Town Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, in McConomy Auditorium.