Success Stories

2009 :: 2010  :: 2011 :: 2012 :: 2013 :: 2014 

September 2014

CMU Portugal Program Strengthens Scientific Team 

Veniam’Works Makes Buses Wi-Fi Hotspots 

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

Portuguese Researchers at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2014 

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

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

Can Patients Be Innovators When Managing Their Own Diseases?  

July 2014

President of FCT Visits Carnegie Mellon University  

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  

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

CMU Portugal Presents inRes To Entrepreneurs 

Living Carnegie Mellon University Through the Faculty Exchange Program 

Internships Are Key to Establish a Connection with the Labor Market 

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 

March 2014

Luís Correia Elected to European Association for Communication Technology 

Making Software Systems Dependable and Capable of Adapting 

February 2014

CMU Portugal Program: A Model for How International Partnerships Can Work  

The Importance Of Communicating Science Through The Media: Getting Your Work Out There 

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  

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

January 2014

Rui Aguiar Elected to the Steering Board of European Technology Platforms  

December 2013

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

CMU Portugal Program Startup Sentilant Takes Its First Steps 

Luis Brandão Presents Paper at Asiacrypt 2013

November 2013

What If You Coud See Through Cars? 

Challenges of Inter-Institutional Agreements on Technology Transfer 

Orientation Day in Portugal Strengthens Collaborative Network  

October 2013

Session to Inspire CMU Portugal Prospective Students at IST 

Converting Technology Innovation Into Successful Businesses 

CMU Portugal Program at the European Researchers’ Night 

Alum Cristobal Cheyre Stresses Importance of Entrepreneurs and Ideas for Clusters 

Alumna Inês Oliveira Highlights Skills Acquired Beyond Technology  

September 2013

Doctoral Student Investigates User-Innovation by Patients 

August 2013

CMU Portugal Organizes Sessions on the Call for Entrepreneurial Research Initiatives 

July 2013

CMU Portugal Alumni Network Meets in Lisbon 

Faculty Exchange Program has Empowered 43 Researchers Since its Inception 

Researchers Found Benefits of Building Renewables in Cloudy States 

International Cooperation Instrumental in Advancing Portuguese Research in ICT 

Monograph Offers New Model to Enhance Use of Clean Resources 

CMU Portugal Researchers Present Their Work at LARSyS 2013 

CMU Portugal Alumni Network Meets in Lisbon 

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

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

Workshop Addresses the Gap Between Research and Commercialization 

June 2013

New Network Management Software will improve the Quality of IPTV Service 

Steven Klepper: A Life Dedicated to Research and Teaching 

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

May 2013

Portuguese Team wins International Competition for Android Application Developers 

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program Symposium Kicks Off Phase II 

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

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

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

DRIVE-IN is on the Road Connecting Vehicles and Improving Safety 

April 2013

Researchers Develop Energy Efficiency System for Datacenters 

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

Mobility Initiatives Empower Academic Community 

Feedzai Achieves Profitability with Application Focus 

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 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship as Key Economic Drivers 

October, 2012

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

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” 

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 

May, 2012

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

March, 2012

Francisco Veloso Featured in Portuguese Newspaper 

Ed Schlesinger Interviewed by Portuguese Magazine 

January, 2012

Fernando Machado Wins 2010 AMA Best Paper Award 

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  

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

October, 2011

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

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

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

September, 2011

Ph.D. Student Develops a Math Model to Describe the Free Trials in IPTV Network 

August, 2011

Pedro Oliveira's Paper Receives 2nd Best Paper Award Innovation Management 2011 

July, 2011

"I want to give eyes to the CoBot Robot" 

Cloud Computing and the Malicious Insider 

June, 2011

Doctoral Students Do Research in Different Engineering and Public Policy Problems 

May, 2011

How Should We Value the University Assets? 

Portuguese CEO Gave a Lecture at the Carnegie Mellon Engineering Leadership Speaker Series 

April, 2011

The Information Shared Online can be Easily Reproduced 

March, 2011

The Partnership Brings Researchers Closer to Industry 

Paper Introduces New Type-Based Access Control in Data-Centric Systems  

February, 2011

European Newsletter Published Article about the DRIVE-IN Project 

January, 2011

First Start-up Launched Within the Partnership 

December, 2010

Workshop in December 2010: Frontiers in Entrepreneurship Research in Debate 

Manuela Veloso Named IEEE Fellow 

November, 2010

Isabel Trancoso Named IEEE Fellow 

João Barros Chosen for IEEE ComSoc Young Researcher Award 

October, 2010

New Paper Reveals the Importance of Vehicles as Obstacles in Vehicular Networks 

Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program External Review Committee Report 2010 

September, 2010

FCT Funds 12 New Carnegie Mellon Portugal Research Projects 

Five Taxi Cabs Test Prototype from the DRIVE-IN Project 

June, 2010

Logica Launches Service Design Lab on Madeira Island 

May, 2010

Ferreira and Agyapong Examine Spillover Effects from Wiring Schools with Broadband 

INTERFACES Project Responds to Security Concerns 

Applications for Madeira ITI Awards 

Partnership Builds Critical Mass in ICT 

April, 2010

XI Annual PAPS Forum Creates Networking Opportunity for Post-Graduate Students 

Novabase Academy Sends Its Best 

Portuguese Firemen Begin to Test New Vital Jackets™ on the Field 

March, 2010

Portuguese Universities and ICT Companies Work Closer Together 

1stWorkshop on the Economics of ICTs Overview 

February, 2010

Previous Carnegie Mellon|Portugal MHCI Sponsors and Projects 

January, 2010

Academy on Security and Dependability 

December, 2009

Paulo Veríssimo Named ACM Fellow 2009 

Visiting ISQ Representatives Assess Developing Technologies 

November, 2009

Three years of hard work and progress: Research, Technology, and Graduate Education 

October, 2009

Carnegie Mellon|Portugal Program and Portugal Telecom Organize First Annual Forum on Cyber Security 

September, 2009

Jonathan Aldrich says: “I am working on a project which has the potential to revolutionize software development.” 

New Interactive Techologies Institute Kicks off in Madeira 

April, 2009

Faculty wins award for best papers in operations management 

February, 2009

Disadvantaged areas and science education forward in the new communications networks 

Bet on innovation and new technologies 

January, 2009

Training in international technology transfer 

Final Project of UMA students includes next version of “MEO” 

Innovation for the quality: Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto stablished a partnership with Software Engineering Institute (SEI) from Carnegie Mellon University