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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Controlling Natural Gas Emissions

What role does methane gas play in the fight against climate change? In a video series produced by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Allen Robinson gives the rundown on natural gas' climate-damaging emissions.
Sunday, May 21, 2017

EPP Commencement 2017

The May 21 Engineering and Public Policy diploma ceremony recognized the newest PhDs, masters' students, and undergraduates who will move on to pursue opportunities at the intersection of technology and policy.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Could An App Help End Pre-term Birth?

A team of Carnegie Mellon University decision scientists has partnered with maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC to develop and test an app to help reduce that number.
Monday, May 08, 2017

Researchers Unveil New Password Meter That Will Change How Users Make Passwords

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago have just unveiled a new, state-of-the-art password meter that offers real-time feedback and advice to help people create better passwords.
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Understanding Decisions

A paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows how collaborations between psychologists and economists lead to better understanding of consumer decision-making than either discipline alone.
Friday, April 21, 2017

EPP Celebrates 40 Years

This year, the Department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) celebrates its 40th anniversary. After creating double-major undergraduate degree programs with all traditional engineering departments, EPP was established as an academic department in December of 1976.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

CMU To Launch Index Measuring Carbon Dioxide Emissions

A new index that will measure carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. electric power producers has been created by Carnegie Mellon University and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

EPP Faculty Featured Prominently at CMU Energy Week

The second annual CMU Energy Week kicks off March 27. This campus-wide event focuses on five themes: the Future of Energy, Innovation, Research, Policy, and Education.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Group Tolerance Linked to Perceptions of Fairness and Harm

A new study by research scientist Nichole Argo, and The New School for Social Research, found that people are willing to share a society with those of differing beliefs as long as they believe that those groups share a commitment to universal moral values such as fairness and harm.
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