February 2008 News Headlines
Bill Gates Visits Carnegie Mellon on Final University Lecture Tour
On Feb. 21, the Microsoft founder and former CEO delivered a talk entitled "Bill Gates Unplugged: On Software, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Giving Back." Click here to watch the lecture.
Henry L. Hillman Foundation Gives $10 Million to Carnegie Mellon
The gift will establish The Hillman Center for Future-Generation Technologies, part of the university's new computer science complex.
Michalek (E '99) Receives NSF's Prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award
The award recognizes the early career teacher — scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century.
Carnegie Mellon Receives $1.85 Million Research Grant To Accelerate Safe Development of Clean Energy Technologies
M. Granger Morgan will lead a team of investigators to develop and promote a regulatory structure for the safe and economical capture, transport and deep geological sequestration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the United States.
Two of a Kind: The IBM-Carnegie Mellon Collaboration Awards
IBM and Carnegie Mellon have joined forces to create the IBM-Carnegie Mellon Collaboration Awards, to seed new world-class collaborations in specific areas of mutual interest.
Application Rates, Endowment rise in 2007
Carnegie Mellon experiences growth in 2007.
Carnegie Mellon's Edmund M. Clarke Wins A.M. Turing Award, Computing's Highest Honor
Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Professor Edmund M. Clarke and two computer scientists from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Grenoble in France, are winners of the 2007 A.M. Turing Award in recognition of their pioneering work on an automated method for finding design errors in computer hardware and software.
$1.6M from NSF for Quake Research
Carnegie Mellon's Jacobo Bielak was awarded a $1.6M, four-year grant as part of the PetaApps program for his research on earthquakes.
Sierra Magazine Publishes Student Posters
Environmental posters created by Carnegie Mellon School of Design students appear in the January 2008 issue.