Carnegie Mellon Portugal MHCI Review Projects and Sponsors

Carnegie Mellon|Portugal MHCI Review: Projects and Sponsors
The MHCI Project course is an 8-month long capstone project for the Master’s of HCI program and integrates everything the students have learned in their coursework into one “end-to-end” experience. Students work in interdisciplinary teams with an industry sponsor to produce a working prototype that serves as a proof of concept of a novel service or product idea. The students come from a variety of backgrounds including Computer Science, Psychology, Design, and other related programs.


Portugal Telecom / Sapo – Sapo is the Internet division of Portugal Telecom, the leading web portal in Portugal.

Critical Software – Critical Software provides solutions, services and technologies for mission and business critical information systems across several markets. Critical’s success lies in bringing quality and innovation to our customers’ information systems in a timely and cost effective manner. We have a solid track record of on time, on budget and on quality projects and have successfully released technologies and products worldwide in specific niche markets.

Promosoft – Promosoft Integration is the quintessential company, dedicated to the integration of solutions and the provision of IT infrastructures (system software and hardware), as well as support and/or integration of own or third party management applications and of specialized non-application solutions. It also provides services in the following areas: technological consultancy, applications and architectural design of integrated solutions and the incorporation of value added into third party products.


  • Portugal TelecomMEO -Students are applying usability methods to develop a prototype that will enhance the TV experience for Meo users across platforms. Meo is an innovative TV service provided by Portugal Telecom, that gives its users the ” power” to control their interaction.
  • Outsystems (Carnegie Mellon Program)

Check the HCII/CMU Project page for details on past projects and sponsors.