21 June 2011

Alexandre Mateus is the First Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program PhD Graduate

Music and cinema industries are desperate. With the rising presence of Internet in our day to day lives more people start to think that there is no sense in buying music or movie tickets when it’s possible to have that content for free, despite being illegal. Trying to understand or even solve this rising problem was Alexandre Mateus’ goal in his thesis. The former student of Instituto Superior Técnico has 31 years old.

Read the Portuguese article at Diário Económico – Universidades (June 21, 2011).

20 June 2011

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

On June 9, 2011, the Universidade de Coimbra organized the 2011 Welcome Session for the newly enrolled students in the Professional Master program in Software Engineering (MSE). This session is organized every year by the MSE team and involves faculty, students, and alumni.
Read the full article at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3608

16 June 2011

Interfaces Project: Academic Joint Venture Optimizes Software Security

CITI, from the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, LASIGE, from the Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, and Carnegie Mellon University, with the Portuguese company Outsystems, are involved in the Interfaces project.

Portuguese Article published at Semana Informática is available at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3606

Eight Portuguese MSE Students Spent the Spring Semester at Carnegie Mellon University

From January to April, 2011, eight students enrolled in the dual degree Professional Masters in Software Engineering (MSE) were in Pittsburgh to make their second semester in the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program. They spent the spring semester at Carnegie Mellon University before returning to the Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, to complete the degree.

Full article available at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3530

CMU Portugal Doctoral Students Do Research in Different Engineering and Public Policy Problems

The passion for Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) is a common thing to Colleen Horin, Alexandre Mateus and Brandon Mauch. Horin and Mauch are dual degree doctoral students, in the second and third year respectively. Alexandre Mateus finished his Ph.D. program in April and became the first graduate in the dual degree Ph.D. program of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal program.

Full Article available at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3588

Workshop on Alumni Management and Fundraising: Higher Education Sector

June 17th, 2011
Co-Organized by Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program and Novabase
Novabase, Parque das Nações, Lisboa
more information available at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3598