MHCI 2010-2011 Capstone Projects

Capstone Project: Pandere

Students Team: Timothy Adrianoff, Hitee Chandra, Paulo Coelho, Maria Clara Martins, John Flowers, Sypraseuth Vandy
Advisors: Nuno Nunes (UMa), Ian Oakley (UMa) and Jenna Date (CMU)
Institutions: Universidade da Madeira (UMa) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Industry Sponsor: Novabase
Abstract: Upstanding social media. This team developed the Facebook application RetailDetail: a virtual crossroads for companies, users, and friends.

Capstone Project: Immersion

Students Team: Kagonya Awori Emily Clark Andreia Gonçalves Troy Effner Ya-Chun Yang
Advisors: Nuno Nunes (UMa), Ian Oakley (UMa) and Jenna Date (CMU)
Institutions: Universidade da Madeira (UMa) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Industry Sponsor: Logica
Abstract: Context aware services for travel. This team developed FlyTalk: a unique mobile application to help you through your journey. Based on a year of research FlyTalk is designed to provide manageability of airport information while giving personalized and a way to communicate with other travelers as well as airport officials.

Capstone Project: Portal

Students Team: Daniel Freitas Claire Micklin Tiffany Ng Chen Pan Angela Park
Advisors: Nuno Nunes (UMa), Ian Oakley (UMa) and Jenna Date (CMU)
Institutions: Universidade da Madeira (UMa) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
Industry Sponsor: PT Sistemas de Informação
Abstract: Online telecommunications management systems. This team developed an iPad app for companies to manage their Portugal Telecom services. The team conducted User Research to understand how clients manage their telecom services; designed and iterated a functional prototype by testing with PT clients to evaluate its functionality and usability.