CMU Portugal Networking Lunch welcomes students to Pittsburgh

The CMU Portugal Program hosted a Networking Lunch on campus in the Cohon University Center at CMU on October 25, 2022. This event brought together Dual Degree Ph.D. students, Affiliated Ph.D. students, students from the Visiting Students Program and visiting faculty and researchers. CMU Portugal Director José M.F. Moura, Luís Caires, CMU Portugal Scientific Director, and Manuela Veloso, Herbert A. Simon University Professor Emerita also joined the lunch. Seven different departments including Electrical Computer Engineering, Engineering and Public Policy, Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Robotics, Language Technologies and Software and Societal Systems were represented among the group.

There are 22 Dual Degree Ph.D. students, 3 Affiliated Ph.D. students, 8 Visiting Students and several visiting researchers from Portugal at CMU this semester. The networking event offers a unique opportunity to gather those from across disciplines and affiliations, connected by the CMU Portugal Program, to build knowledge networks and foster a supportive, inclusive community.

The Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program and Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), currently have an open Call for up to 6 Dual Degree Ph.D. scholarships to start in the 2023/2024 academic year in ICT related areas. For additional information about our Ph.Ds. and application process please visit our Admissions and Scholarships page.