Exchange Program-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

International Exchange Program

InterACT aims to exchange knowledge and to jointly educate students in an environment of international immersion, where students get to know each other and then can collaborate and participate in research projects. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany (KIT), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Pittsburgh, PA and Silicon Valley, CA, USA, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan (Waseda), National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan (NICT), Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, Italy (IIT) and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA (USC) all offer exciting scientific opportunities and scholarhips.

InterACT has administrative offices at KIT, CMU, HKUST and Waseda, NICT, IIT and USC that serve as a contact point for students wishing to do research in another interACT lab, country or organization. Specifically, the offices provide students with information about the exchange program, offer assistance in arranging and executing a study or research term at another site.

Deadline for 2011 exchange program is November 30, 2010. Visit the interACT site for details.

Current Visiting Students at interACT Silicon Valley:

  • Thanh Le Nguyen, KIT, working on his diploma thesis, "Probabilistic Inertial Navigation System," hosted by Prof. Martin Griss and Prof. Joy Zhang
  • Evgeny Sitnikov, KIT, working on his diploma thesis, "Unsupervised Relation Extraction from Scientific Documents," hosted by Prof. Ole Mengshoel