Success Stories

2009 :: 2010:: 2011 :: 2012 :: 2013 :: 2014 :: 2015 :: 2016


February 2018

Remembering Ryan Turner

November 2017

My Ph. D. was very challenging, but immensely rewarding - interview with Shaolong Liu

October 2017

CMU Portugal opens call for applications to eight Dual Degree Ph. D. Scholarships

An Interview With Chen Wang - Dual Degree Ph. D. Alumna in ECE

Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education visits Carnegie Mellon to Prepare the New Phase of the CMU Portugal Program

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program welcomes students to the new academic year with the 2017 Orientation Day

September 2017

André Martins Receives the 2017 ERC Starting Grant worth 1,4 million euros 

July 2017

Carnegie Mellon University President meets with Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education and the President of FCT

The CMU Portugal Symposium 2017 Reached its Goals

June 2017

Symposium 2017 - Submission of Posters and Demos Available

CMU Portugal Organizes Symposium on the Digital World

December 2016

ECE Ph.D. Student João Semedo selected to receive Bertucci Graduate Fellowship

November 2016

CMU Portugal Program opens calls for Ph.D. Dual Degree Fellowships

September 2016

CMU Portugal Welcomes New Students with “Interface between Technology and Society” Workshop

CMU Portugal inRes Startup Sceelix is now on Steam

August 2016

Co-Design Problem Paper from CMU Portugal Alumni Awarded

The Dual PhD Adventure: Great Synergies From Both Sides

July 2016

Case-study in Policy Analysis Wins Best Part B Exam

June 2016

Research Progress on Human-Robot Interaction to Help Children with Impaired Development

CMU Portugal Principal Investigator Receives Highest Faculty Distinction at Carnegie Mellon

May 2016

 CMU Portugal Alumnus Distinguished with Azorean Assembly Congratulatory Letter 

April 2016

CMU Alumni Portuguese Chapter Receives Record-high Attendance 

March 2016

CMU Portugal Principal Investigator Named Head of Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University 

January 2016

CMU Alumni Portugal Chapter Organizes Session at OutSystems (by Miguel Duarte and Ricardo Marques) 

December 2015

ERI: "Augmented Human Assistance" - Coaching and Monitoring Rehabilitation Exercises  

November 2015

João Mota Receives 2015 IEEE SPS Young Author Best Paper Award  

October 2015

New Academic Year Brings New Dual Degree Doctoral Students 

João Claro Appointed to the Board of Directors of INESC TEC 

CMU Portugal Startups and inRes Teams Nominated for the UP Awards 2015 

EBP: -"Studying the Long-term Acceptance of Personal Health Informatics Tools” - Innovative Research on Activity Trackers Receives International Award 

inRes 2015 Scraim - inRes 2015 Team Led Workshop at Project Olympus 

M-ITI Team Wins the ICEC Grand Challenge in Entertainment Computing 

September 2015

“Both Bernardo and João Did an Excellent Job in Research” 

Luís Brandão Presents Paper at the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium  

Young Portuguese Researchers Thrilled with Carnegie Mellon University 

M-ITI Presents Chris Csikszentmihalyi for ERA Chair 

Alumnus Hugo Gonçalves - “Difficult Tasks Can Only be Accomplished if One is Persistent Enough” 

inRes 2015: inRes Teams Start Structured Immersion in Pittsburgh 

inRes 2015: "CMU is Working Upstream and Downstream to Enhance Innovation"    

inRes 2015: The Customer Development and Goodness Factor  

Ana Barros - CMU: From Pittsburgh to the Silicon Valley Campus 

August 2015

Dual Degree Ph.D. Student Receives the 2015 Mikio Takagi Student First Prize 

June 2015

inRes 2015: Cross-fertilization within the inRes Workshops in Portugal  

inRes 2015: What are the expectations from the inRes 2015 teams?  

CMU Portugal Announces the Four inRes 2015 Teams 

CMU Portugal Alumnus Sérgio Pequito: “Everybody Has Some Kind of Aligned Objectives” 

CMU Portugal PhD Graduate Receives the 2014 IBM Scientific Award 

April 2015

Caixa Capital Will Award €50 Thousand Investment for the “Most-promising” 2015 inRes Team  

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program Presents inRes 2015 at IPN  

Master Student Paulo Bala Awarded First Place at CHI 2015 

M-ITI Researcher Wins Best Ph.D. Student Award at SustainIT’2015 

March 2015

Económico TV features Followprice and Patient Innovation  

inRes 2014 Startup Displr: Económico TV Interview with Rui José  

inRes 2014 Startup Followprice: Económico tv Interview to Vasco Moreira  

inRes 2014 Startup DISPLR: Antena 1 Interview to Rui José  

João Gabriel Silva Reelected Rector of the Universidade de Coimbra

Miguel Araújo wins Best Student Paper Runner-Up Award at an International Conference  

February 2015

Portugal Ventures Announces Investment on Followprice 

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program Projects Have Achieved Impressive Results 

Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute Declared Public Service Institution

Patient Innovation (PI) Network: Announcement of the Winners of the 1st PI Awards 

Dual Degree Ph.D. Student Publishes at the Environmental Science Technology

January 2015

inRes 2014 Startup Xhockware: Article written by João Paulo Rodrigues e David Sobrinho   

inRes 2014 Startup Followprice: Followprice Receives Investment from Portugal Ventures   

inRes 2014 Startup Displr: Article written by Rui José   

inRes 2014 Startup AddVolt: Article written by Ricardo Soares and Bruno Azevedo 

Faculty Exchange Program: Understanding the Key Drivers to Achieve Excellence 

Faculty Exchange Program: Getting a Holistic View of a Top University 

 December 2014

The Ten Early Bird Projects Awarded 

Portuguese Undergraduates Awarded with a CMU Portugal Scholarship to do Research at CMU 

José M. F. Moura Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors 

Undergraduate Internships Program: A Valuable, Rewarding and Unforgettable Experience  

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program as a role model 

From Classic Lectures to Student-Driven Classes 

November 2014

CMU Portugal Program Organizes Event Targeted to Companies 

CMU Portugal Program Presents 2nd Call for ERIs in Different Universities  

Orientation Day: Bringing Together Dual Degree Ph.D. Students and Alumni 

CMU Portugal Program Bridging Academia and Industry 

Displr: Go-to-Market Strategy Based in the U.S. Market

Followprice: Portuguese Solution Available in Australian Online Store

Xhockware: Learning the Startup Culture and Challenges in the U.S. Market

AddVolt: Strengthening Customer Research in the U.S.

October 2014

inRes2014: Xhockware - youbeep Team Stresses Promising Results Of the First Days of Immersion  

inRes2014: Addvolt-WeTruck: A Winning Team Right From The Beginning  in Pittsburgh   

inRes Program: An Outstanding Experience for Followprice 

CMU: A Fascinating Atmosphere and Entrepreneurship Mentality  

2014 inRes: What are Our Portuguese Entrepreneurial Teams Doing in Pittsburgh?  

September 2014

Portuguese inRes Teams in LaunchCMU

InRes Teams Start Immersion Adventure in Pittsburgh  

inRes 2014 Teams: Expectations

inRes 3rd WS: The Importance of Customer Research 

Strategic Long-Term Commitment Between Portugal and Carnegie Mellon University's College of Engineering 

Undergraduate Internship Members 

M-ITI Appoints New ERAChair in Human-Computer Interaction and Design Innovation 

The Role Of Mathematics in the CMU Portugal Program 

Cristina Carias Reflects on Lessons Learned for Life During Her Ph.D 

Dual Degree Ph.D. Student Qiwei Han Wins Best Paper Award 

Faculty Exchange Program is a Two-way Route for Learning and Teaching   

Faculty Exchange Program Is “First Step Towards Identifying Common Research Interests” 

August 2014

Ph.D. Student Flávio Cruz Wins Best Paper Award at the 30th International Conference on Logic Programming 

Dual Degree Ph.D. Student Seeks Sentiments Behind Posts in Social Networks 

Trends in Non-Linear Analysis in Discussion 

Can Patients Be Innovators When Managing Their Own Diseases? 

July 2014

Robert Simione Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Dissertation 

Universidade do Porto Has a New Rector 

Undergraduate Internships Program Results  

President of FCT Visits Carnegie Mellon University  

inRes2014: Carnegie Mellon Portugal Takes Four Entrepreneurial Teams To The U.S. To Accelerate Their Businesses 

June 2014

Portuguese Professors Receive Highest Faculty Distinction at Carnegie Mellon 

CMU Portugal Program: Engaging the Industry  

Faculty Exchange Program: An Opportunity to Learn And Foster Collaborations 

CMU Portugal Program Gets Its First Six Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives  

 May 2014

CMU Portugal Alumni Awarded for Best ECE Ph.D. Thesis at CMU

Dual-degree Ph.D. Student Recreates Indoor Scenes in 3D Using Photographs

April 2014

Living Carnegie Mellon University Through the Faculty Exchange Program 

CMU Portugal Presents inRes To Entrepreneurs 

CMU Portugal Program Fosters Cooperation Between Portugal and the U.S. in ICT 

Building Ambassadors for Technological Change 

 Filipe Condessa Seeks to Transform Medical Image Segmentation Faster And More Efficient 

Internships Are Key to Establish a Connection with the Labor Market 

March 2014

Luís Correia Elected to European Association for Communication Technology 

February 2014

Paul van der Boor, Ph.D. in Technological Change and Entrepreneurship: “We Were Always Expected to Conduct Excellent, High-quality and Publishable Research” 

José David Lopes Benefited from the CMU Portugal Program Support 

Sérgio Pequito, Dual Degree Ph.D. Candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering: “Being a TA Is The Ultimate Test On How Much You Know”  

Maxine Eskenazi, researcher at Carnegie Mellon University’s Language Technologies Institute: “The Best About the Dual Degree Program Is Supervising People Who Can Do Great Things”  

CMU Portugal Dual Degree Ph.D. Student Awarded Fellowship at CMU  

Faculty Exchange Program: “An Excellent Opportunity to Strengthen Collaborations” 

Fernando De La Torre: “As Educators We Teach Dual Degree Students What Top Research is About”  

January 2014

MSc Students Deliver a Message of Innovation with Capstone Projects 

December 2013

Madeira-ITI Wins European Grant of €2.35 Million to Boost Research 

Luis Brandão Presents Paper at Asiacrypt 2013

João Mota Uses Distributed Algorithms to Solve Optimization Problems 

“Being a Teaching Assistant was a Tremendously Satisfying Experience”  

 Student Investigates Telecommunication Industries in Adverse Economic Environments 

Carnegie Mellon's José M.F. Moura Receives Dowd Professorship in Engineering 

November 2013

Challenges of Inter-Institutional Agreements on Technology Transfer 

Orientation Day in Portugal Strengthens Collaborative Network& 

Carnegie Mellon, Elected Officials Announce Record Year for Startup Company Creation 

October 2013

Session to Inspire CMU Portugal Prospective Students at IST 

Best Iberian Ph.D. Thesis Was Granted to José Luís Silva 

Alumna Inês Oliveira Highlights Skills Acquired Beyond Technology 

Alum Cristobal Cheyre Stresses Importance of Entrepreneurs and Ideas for Clusters 

September 2013

Doctoral Student Investigates User-Innovation by Patients 

Alumnus Ricardo Caetano Stresses Importance of Graduate Education  

Paper Co-written by Doctoral Student Receives Best Paper Award at the IEEE GreenCom 

August 2013

CMU Portugal Organizes Sessions on the Call for Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives 

July 2013

Lessons Learned on Professional Master are Useful in Industry 

Faculty Exchange Program has Empowered 43 Researchers Since its Inception 

CMU Portugal Researchers Present Their Work at LARSyS 2013 

New Dual Degree MS/MBA Program Shows Initial Signs of Success 

Monograph Offers New Model to Enhance Use of Clean Resources 

CMU Portugal Alumni Network Meets in Lisbon 

M-ITI Researchers Receive Best Paper Award at the EICS’ 2013 

Miguel Godinho Matos Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Thesis 

Ph.D. Student’s Paper Receives Best Paper Award at the SEAMS 2013 

June 2013

Carla Costa Seeks to Identify the Drivers of Industrial Clusters' Performance  

Three Doctoral Students Successfully Finished their Studies 

Steven Klepper: A Life Dedicated to Research and Teaching  

Ph.D. Student Chooses Portugal to Study Renewable Energy Policies  

May 2013

Patrick Agyapong Successfully Defended his Ph.D. Thesis 

Ph.D. Student Awarded Scholarship for the Summer Academy on Sustainable Energy Finance 

Portuguese Team is one of the Finalists of the Ericsson Application Awards 2013 

Ph.D. Student Investigates New Techniques to Improve Speech Recognition 

Sabina Zejnilovic, Dual Degree Ph.D. Student: “I would like to make a positive impact in our everyday life" 

April 2013

CMU Portugal Alumnus Receives Best Young Teacher Award from Oulu University 

New Facilities of M-ITI Reflect the Commitment to the CMU Portugal Program’s Mission 

March 2013

Gopala Anumanchipalli Receives IEEE Spoken Language Processing Student Grant 

Byron Yu Visits Portugal to Strengthen Research Collaboration on Neuroscience 

Sven Stork Ph.D. Thesis Defense in Software Engineering 

Veniam ’Works Wins International Entrepreneurship Competition 

The Faculty Exchange Program “Was a Very Fruitful and Successful Experience” 

February 2013

Mambu Startup Obtains Funds to Expand its Microfinance Service 

José Moura Was Elected to the National Academy of Engineering 

Frank Pfenning Appointed Head of Carnegie Mellon’s Computer Science Department 

January 2013

James Garrett is the New Dean of the College of Engineering 

November, 2012

Academia Up With Industry Improves Intelligent Surveillance Systems 

Orientation Day in Portugal and at CMU 

October, 2012

Universidade do Porto Start’s a New Partnership with Carnegie Mellon  

Chairman of the CMU Portugal ERC Leads Knowledge and Innovation in the UK 

August, 2012

From Portuguese to English and Vice-Versa: An Innovative Speech Translation System 

"These Robots are not Science Fiction," Explained Manuela Veloso 

Internships in the Summer Holidays: Why Not? 

July, 2012

António Casimiro Says: “To Ensure a Trustworthy Network Operation will be Crucial for Telecom Operators” 

Francisco Veloso said: "We want to Educate Agents of Change" 

Employees as User Innovators 

June, 2012

IBM Scientific Award 2011 Distinguishes Doctorate of the CMU Portugal 

“Today it is Fundamental to Experience Mobility and to Work in Network”, said José Machado da Silva 

National Director Successfully Completes the "Agregação" 

Sérgio Pequito Receives ECE Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at CMU 

Francisco Veloso, scientific director of the CMU Portugal program, is the new Dean of CATÓLICA-LISBON School of Business and Economics 

May, 2012

André Martins Gets a Ph.D. and is Hired by Priberam 

January, 2012

External Review Committee said: “We are impressed especially by the way the program has secured strong engagement from industry in Portugal.” 

December, 2011

Internship: “A Win-Win Process to the University, to the Company, and to the Student” 

Irene Fonseca Elected the President of the SIAM 

Master Student wins Best Poster and Demo Awards at Videojogos 2011 Conference 

November, 2011

Carla Costa’s Paper Receives an Honorable Mention for Best Paper at the 2011 SMS Conference 

Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center donates Kids Interactive Creation Kiosk to Madeira 

October, 2011

Susana Sargento said: “Knowledge Applied in Strategic Areas Can Help Companies to Go Further” 

Doctoral Student Wants to Give a Strong Contribution to the Machine Translation Community 

Third Annual Carnegie Mellon Portugal Conference: Strong Engagement between Universities, Companies and End Users 

Manuel Beja, from Novabase, said: “We are helping to Change the Academia in Portugal” 

September, 2011

Can Ye: “This Program Provides the Opportunity to Do Cutting-Edge Research” 

Rodrigo Ventura said: “The Academic Community would benefit from a More Widespread Participation in this Faculty Exchange Program” 

Doctoral Student Presents Paper at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2011 

August, 2011

Rui Prior Said: "Graduate Courses at Carnegie Mellon are More Research Oriented" 

Novabase Creates Software Engineering Group with Carnegie Mellon Portugal Alumni 

July, 2011

Bruno Cabral said: “Faculty Exchange Objectives were Accomplished and Even Exceeded” 

June, 2011

Doctoral Students Do Research in Different Engineering and Public Policy Problems 

2011 MSE Welcome Session: “Our Expectations are that Students Meet Their Expectations” 

May, 2011

Eight Portuguese MSE Students Spent the Spring Semester at CMU 

April, 2011

Novabase Academy Graduates 2011 Visit Carnegie Mellon University 

March, 2011

Innovative Projects Give Positive Advantages to Portugal 

February, 2011

João Gabriel Silva is the New Rector of the Universidade de Coimbra 

Faculty Exchange Gives an Intellectual and Cultural Enriching Experience 

Faculty Exchange Gives Positive Experience 

January, 2011

Nine Faculty from Portugal are at Carnegie Mellon during the Spring 

December, 2010

Faculty Exchange Program Increases the Professional Relations with CMU’s Researchers 

First Semester of the Incoming 2012 Entertainment Technology Class of the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute 

November, 2010

Paper Reveals that Firm Size and Growth is Mediated by the Industry Conditions 

October, 2010

EPP Student looks into Telecom Policy for Developing Countries 

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program External Review Committee Report 2010 

September, 2010

MSE Program Officially Welcomes New Program Coordinator 

Logica Hires Alumni and Launches New Lab in Madeira 

Student Orientation in Portugal Promotes Entrepreneurial Experiences 

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program Student Orientation 

August, 2010

Gopala Anumanchipalli Presents a Paper at the 7th ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop (ITRW) 

July, 2010

New Master in Entertainment Technologies is unique in the European Context  

Alexandre Mateus Completes Dual-Degree in January as Program’s First Ph.D. Graduate 

June, 2010

IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) Accepts Paper from the Ph.D. Student in ECE Mate Boban - "Impact of Vehicles as Obstacles in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks"

2010 Doctoral Consortium Promotes Interdisciplinary Environment 

May, 2010

Cristina Carias Presents a Paper at the Schumpeter 2010  

April, 2010

Ph.D Student Recognized for Research with a Global Impact  

Carnegie Mellon's T.E. (Ed) Schlesinger Received David Edward Schramm Memorial Professorship  

March, 2010

Portuguese Students won Carnegie Mellon University’s first Open Innovation Competition  

Portuguese Ph.D. Student Launches Priberam Machine Learning Lunch Seminars 

Mate Boban Reflects on his Experiences as an ECE Ph.D. Student in Porto  

Carnegie Mellon Portugal program Diploma Ceremony: Graduates Received Their Dual Degree Diplomas                 

February, 2010

Alumni Speech during the Diploma Ceremony: Nuno Seixas, MSE Graduate 

January, 2010

João Mota and his Qualifier Exam Experience 

Jerónimo Rodrigues and his Qualifier Exam Experience 

December, 2009

HCI Student Wins International Competition  

November, 2009

Ph.D. Student in Applied Mathematics: Rita Ferreira 

October, 2009

Carla Costa is an Agent of Change 

Best Student Paper in Distributed Systems Awarded 

September, 2009

ERC Members state: “The Program is contributing substantially to the transformation of University research and graduate education in Portugal” 

Alexandre Mateus: Doctoral student in the ICTI Engineering and Public Policy program 

The first Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy in Portugal 

Francisco Veloso Tapped To Teach in Portugal 

Orientation Day in Portugal 

August, 2009

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Hosts Annual Orientation 

July, 2009

Philipo Cagnetti: Post-Doc in Mathematics Department 

June, 2009

Andreia Christina Rafael: Ph.D. in Technological Change and Entrepreneurship 

April, 2009

Carnegie Mellon|Portugal Program partners with the University of Texas at Austin for the 2009 Colab Mathematics Summer School and Workshop 

March, 2009

The international alliance 

Doctoral Program in Computer Science series (MAP-i) with open nominations 

February, 2009

PT supports Academy of Sciences of Mozambique with IT hardware 

UA hosts information sessions on opportunities for students 

January, 2009

UA and Carnegie Mellon promote joint Masters  

Agreement of Cooperation Lajes earns only to Lisbon: Azores remain outside the compensation  

Agreement of Lajes earns much cooperation