15 September 2009


Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program
2009 Call for Proposals
In accordance with the strategic plan for the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, which was subject to a broad scientific debate in the research and business communities, research projects should involve scientific institutions in Portugal, companies and research groups at Carnegie Mellon. In this call, priority will be given to the following key focused areas:
· Next Generation Networks for Trusted High-Quality Services
· Software Engineering for Large-Scale Dependable Systems
· Cyber-Physical Systems for Ambient Intelligence

Deadline submission for full proposals: November 13th, 2009 (17h00 Lisbon time).

UT Austin Carnegie Mellon Portugal Programs
2009 Call for Proposals in Mathematics
Deadline submission for full proposals: November 13th, 2009 (17h00 Lisbon time).

more information at http://www.cmuportugal.org/

08 September 2009

Carnegie Mellon Portugal|Program Orientation Day in Aveiro

On September 13th 2009, in Aveiro, the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program organizes the Orientation Day for the Master and PhD students who are starting their academic year 2009/2010 in Portugal. The main goal of the orientation is to welcome the students to their new surroundings.

In the morning, the students will participate in several workshops:
- “Living in Portugal”, presented by two international students;
- “Introduction to Portuguese cultural peculiarities”, a presentation prepared by two Portuguese students;
- Students will also have an opportunity to participate in a generic workshop that will cover several topics: student guide, policy on cheating, and “who is who” in the ICTI Offices.

In the afternoon, the students will participate in a Teambuilding Activity that will give them the opportunity to get to know each other better, to work as a team, and to know the Aveiro city.

How can you get to Aveiro?
You can go to Aveiro by train. See the timetables at http://www.cp.pt.