14 December 2011

Internship: “A Win-Win Process to the University, to the Company, and to the Student”

Originally from Lisbon, Portugal, André Torres Martins is a dual degree Ph.D. student in Language Technologies (LTI) at the Instituto Superior Técnico of the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (IST/UTL) and at Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science. Prior to joining the doctoral program, Martins worked in research and development in computer vision and image processing at Reverse Engineering, and in research and development in language technologies at Priberam Informatica. Currently, André Martins is carrying out a three months internship at the Google Research in New York.

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Irene Fonseca Elected the President of the SIAM

Irene Fonseca, the Mellon College of Science Professor of Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University and faculty member of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal program, has been elected president of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

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Dual Degree Master Students Present their Work at the Madeira-ITI Week

December 13, 16 and 18, 2011, at the Universidade da Madeira

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05 December 2011

Carla Costa’s Paper Receives an Honorable Mention for Best Paper at the 2011 SMS Conference

Carla Costa, a dual degree doctoral student in Technological Change and Entrepreneurship at the Instituto Superior Técnico of the Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (IST/UTL) and Carnegie Mellon University, and her advisor Rui Baptista, from the IST/UTL, received an honorable mention for a paper titled “Agglomeration vs. Organizational Reproduction: The Molds Cluster in Portugal" at the 2011 SMS - Strategic Management Society Annual Conference, on November 6 to 9, 2011.

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Susana Sargento Gives a Talk about 'Self-Organizing Networks: A Path to Intelligent Networks'

ECE Back to Basics Colloquium
Date: December 7, 2011 (This talk will start at 13:00 in I-105, FEUP. Lunch will start at 12:30)
Place: Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Susana Sargento received her Ph.D. in 2003 in Electrical Engineering. She joined the Department of Computer Science of the University of Porto in September 2002, and is in the Universidade de Aveiro and the Instituto de Telecomunicações since February 2004. She was also a Guest Faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, in 2008/2009, in the scope of the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, and she is a co-PI of the DRIVE-In project.

More information available at http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=3980.