University of Madeira has opened the applications for the PhD in Informatics Engineering.
Google Scholar has just released the 2014 version of Scholar Metrics, which is based on citations from all articles that were indexed in Google Scholar as of mid-june 2013 and covers articles published in 2009-2013'.
The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of Human-Computar Interaction and still remains one the most influential among HCI conferences and journals - followed by UIST, HUC and CSCW.
And M-ITI is proud to realize that our research and faculty member Evan Karapanos has co-authored a paper, together with John Zimmerman and Jodi Forlizzi from CMU and Jean-Bernard Martens from Eindhoven University of Technology - User experience over time - an initial framework - that is among the 20 most influential papers of CHI. Congratulations Evan and colleagues for the achievement.
Find out more about it here.
We are delighted to announce that one of our Research fellow, Mayur Karnik, has recently been granted a European patent for an advanced rice cooker he had designed for the Philips Domestic Appliances division in Hong Kong. Increasingly, people's fast lifestyles demand smarter solutions in the kitchens that help in minimising the attention required during the cooking process. The invention relates to an apparatus for cooking and a method of helping a user to cook by prompting her, step by step, to do corresponding preparation at right time. You can find out more about the project in this video, or at philips.com.
Find out more about Mayur's projects here.