August 2009 News Headlines
Carnegie Mellon Statistics Professor Stephen E. Fienberg Receives American Statistical Association Award
Carnegie Mellon University's Stephen E. Fienberg, the Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science, has been named a recipient of the American Statistical Association's (ASA) 2009 Founders Award. ASA is the nation's largest professional statistical society and has a membership base that spans government, industry and academia.
Technology Review Names Carnegie Mellon's Treuille To Prestigious TR35 List of Top Young Innovators
Adrien Treuille, an assistant professor of computer science androbotics at Carnegie Mellon University who specializes in real-time computer simulation techniques, has been recognized by Technology Review magazine as one of the world's top 35 innovators under the age of 35.
Carnegie Mellon's Cliff Davidson To Discuss Importance of Designing Sustainable Products at Workshop in India
Carnegie Mellon University's Cliff Davidson has been invited to speak about the importance of engineering and sustainability Aug. 18-20 at the Indo-U.S. Workshop, "Designing Sustainable Products, Services and Manufacturing Systems," in Bangalore, India.
Carnegie Mellon Releases Innovative Alice 3 Software Featuring Animation from EA's The Sims2™
Carnegie Mellon University today announced the beta release of Alice 3, the latest version of an innovative software environment designed to take something challenging — learning about computer programming — and make it as fun as creating an animated movie or a video game.
Carnegie Mellon's Eric Blood Spends Summer at NASA Working on Innovative Flight Research Systems
Carnegie Mellon University's Eric Blood spent the summer building a database of maneuvers for Boeing's novel X-48B unmanned aircraft at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.
Carnegie Mellon's Silicon Valley Campus Celebrates Seventh Annual Graduation Ceremonies Aug. 8
Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus will host Hitachi Ltd.'s Elizabeth (Liz) King at its seventh annual graduation ceremony Aug. 8 at Moffett Field, Calif.
Carnegie Mellon's Jeanne M. VanBriesen Leads Research Team on the Monongahela River
Carnegie Mellon University's Jeanne M. VanBriesen and Kelvin Gregory will use a $100,000 grant from the Pittsburgh-based Colcom Foundation to study water quality in the Monongahela River.