November 2007 Headlines
Entrepreneur at Tepper School named McGowan Scholar
Matthew J. Hawryluk, a second-year MBA student at the Tepper School of Business, was named the William G. McGowan Scholar for the 2007–2008 academic year. Hawryluk is focusing his MBA training on entrepreneurship, particularly in the area of life sciences.
JoonHo Choi, a doctoral student in architecture and a researcher in Carnegie Mellon's Robert L. Preger Intelligent Workplace (IW), is designing a "smart" thermostat that adjusts a room's temperature according to what he calls a human body's "bio-signals."
ExxonMobil Gives to Carnegie Mellon
ExxonMobil and ExxonMobil Foundation Support Carnegie Mellon with Departmental Grants
Yahoo! Launches New Program to Advance Open-Source Software for Internet Computing
Carnegie Mellon University First to Take Advantage of Yahoo!'s Large-Scale Hardware and Software Investments for the Open Source Community
Carnegie Mellon's Tartan Racing wins $2M DARPA Urban Challenge
New Software Engineering Management Program Announced
Carnegie Mellon announces Master of Science in Information Technology, Software Engineering Management (MSIT-SEM) degree. The collaboration between the Heinz School, School of Computer Science, and Software Engineering Institute will accept its first candidates in 2008.
A Whole New Way to Take a Picture
Carnegie Mellon scientists, in collaboration with NASA colleagues, introduce the Gigapan camera, which enables the public to shoot interactive, multi-billion pixel panoramas that can be explored in great depth on the Internet.