October 2007 Headlines
Takeo Kanade Receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions to Field of Computer Vision
Carnegie Mellon's U.A. and Helen Whitaker Professor of Computer Science and Robotics awarded inaugural Azriel Rosenfeld Lifetime Achievement Award "for his multiple and lasting contributions to the field."
Historic Gift to Support Carnegie Mellon's Life Sciences Initiative
The Richard King Mellon Foundation has given Carnegie Mellon a $25 million grant--representing the largest private foundation grant in the university's history.
$22M to Benefit Key Programs at Carnegie Mellon University
The Heinz Endowments bestowed more than $22 million in grants, one of the largest private foundation grants in the university's history, to strengthen the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, expand teaching and research in green chemistry and sustainability, and encourage more innovations in robotics and computer science.
The Carnegie Mellon Center for Sensed Critical Infrastructure Research (CenSCIR) is building a living laboratory for infrastructure sensing technologies.
Baskinger & Hanington Work with GE on Appliance Re-Design
School of Design faculty work with GE Appliances to study the best ways to serve the older consumer through appliance design
Alice Educational Software
Created by computer science professor Randy Paush, Alice provides exposure to computer programming for students who are new to the field. The project, now under the directon of Wanda Dann, is nearing completion of its third version, Alice V 3.0.
Robots to the Rescue?
Subterranean robots could speed up mine rescues and support preventative measures.
Carnegie Mellon expands commitment to global education
Students from Shandong Province in the People's Republic of China to enter master's degree programs at Heinz School Australia.