20 September 2011

2011 Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program Annual Conference:

"Universities, Companies and End Users: A Strong Coalition for Knowledge and Growth"
October 3, 2011
Place: Auditório B, Reitoria da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

More information available at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3840.

15 September 2011

Doctoral student said: “This Program Provides the Opportunity to Do Cutting-Edge Research”

Can Ye started his dual degree doctoral program in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the fall of 2008 at the Universidade do Porto and Carnegie Mellon University. He selected the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program because of the excellent opportunities of research collaboration, and because of the exciting experience that he is gaining in Europe, which he thinks may be of great help to his future career.

Read the full article at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3836

08 September 2011

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

Rodrigo Ventura is an assistant professor at the Instituto Superior Técnico of Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (IST/UTL) and a researcher at the Institute for Systems and Robotics – Lisboa (ISR-Lisboa), who participated in the Faculty Exchange program at Carnegie Mellon University. He was hosted by Manuela Veloso, a Portuguese full professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) from January to May 2011.

Read the full article at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3830

05 September 2011

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

The paper “Fast Incremental Method for Matrix Completion: an Application to Trajectory Correction” was selected to be presented at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2011. The paper was written by Ricardo Cabral, a Carnegie Mellon Portugal dual degree doctoral student in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), with his two advisors João Paulo Costeira, from the Instituto Superior Técnico da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (IST/UTL), and Fernando De la Torre, from Carnegie Mellon, with Alexandre Bernardino, from the IST/UTL. The Conference will be held on September 11-14, 2011, in Brussels.

Read the full article at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3792

01 September 2011

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

Chen Wang is a dual degree Ph.D. student in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), in the scope of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, who spent her first academic year in the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP), in Portugal. A year that she considered “fantastic, and where I learned and improved my research skills.” Recently, Chen Wang travelled to Carnegie Mellon University to do her second year there.

Read the full article at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3780.