In Other Words
What others are saying about our work.
- 01.13.17 | The Huge Difference Between Business and Political Strategies
Baruch Fischhoff was asked by Fast Company to explain the differences between political and business decision-making
- 11.22.16 | Thanksgiving dinner's carbon footprint: A state-by-state comparison
Phys.org interviews Paul Fischbeck and his team about calculating the environmental cost of a classic Thanksgiving dinner.
- 11.13.16 | Finding Alaska's Villiages
The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman discusses Alex Hills' new book, which examines the history of telecommunications in Alaska.
- 10.27.16 | Samsung Isn’t the Only One with Lithium Ion Battery Problems. Just Ask NASA
Jay Whitacre disscusses the explosion of NASA's RoboSimian with Wired Magazine.
- 08.20.16 | How $600 In Auto Safety Features Could Save Up To $202 Billion In Crash Costs
New research from Chris Hendrickson and Costa Samaras was covered in Forbes.
- 08.12.16 | Is the Natural Gas in Your Home Upping Your Radon Risk
The Allegheny Front discusses Liz Casman's research into the relationship between shale gas and radon exposure.
- 08.02.2016 | Frequent password changes are the enemy of security, FTC technologist says
Lorrie Cranor's research into online privacy was featured in Ars Technica.
- 05.26.2016 | Clouds provide clue to better climate predictions
New research into the formation of atmospheric aerisols is featured in Science Daily. Professor Neil Donahue is a member of Carnegie Mellon's CERN Cloud experiment research team that contributed to the research.
- 05.25.2016 | New Tar Sands Impact on Climate, Air Quality Found
Climate Central examines Allen Robinson's research on the role tar sands play as a source of secondary organic aerisols.
- 05.13.2016 | People Understand How to Make Good Passwords, But Still Don't
Lorrie Cranor talked to Motherboard about password creation and security.
- 05.11.2016 | Buying an electric car can increase fuel use allowed by CAFE rules
Green Car Reports covers new research from faculty Jeremy Michalek, Ines Azevedo, and PhD candidate Alan Jenn, who studied how federal incentives for purchasing electric vehicles could temoporarily increase greenhouse gas emissions.
- 04.12.2016 | The cost of illnesses triggered by air pollution is falling
Public Radio International interviewed Paulina Jaramillo about her research into the costs of air pollution.
- 03.18.2016 | A Lifecycle Look at Plant-Based Plastics
Recent research from EPP PhD candidate Daniel Posen, and professors Paulina Jaramillo and Michael Griffin was featured in Chemical & Engineering News.
- 03.02.2016 | Why Changing Your Password Regularly May Do More Harm than Good
The Washington Post covers the recent research from Lorrie Cranor on the effects of mandatory password changes.
- 02.27.2016 | Inventor of Wi-Fi got insight from connecting Alaskans
This Alaska Dispatch News feature spotlights the work of EPP professor Alex Hills, who pioneered wireless internet technology.
- 02.01.2016 | Carnegie Mellon president: industry is failing to fund basic research
University president and EPP professor Subra Suresh discusses the state of research funding in Times Higher Education.
- 01.29.2016 | The staggering economic cost of air pollution
Professor Paulina Jaramillo's recent research on the health effects of air pollution is discussed in the Washington Post.
- 01.27.2016 | The president of Carnegie Mellon is working on a simple blood test that uses sound waves to help spot hard-to-find cancer cells
Business Insider covers President Subra Suresh's research, pending patents, and methods of detecting early-stage cancer.
- 01.24.2016 | Western Pa. Hosts Projects to Link Renewable Energy Sources to Batteries
The Pittsburgh Tribune Review discusses the grants awarded to several groups in Western Pa., including a collaboration among Carnegie Mellon, Aquion Energy and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
- 01.12.2016 | Estudo alerta para emissões de novas hidrelétricas na Amazônia (Study warns of new hydropower emissions in the Amazon)
BBC Brazil focuses on research by Paulina Jaramillo on the ways dams being erected along the Amazon may cause the release of large amouns of greenhouse gas. (Portuguese)
- 1.7.2016 | Do people really buy guns on the dark web?
Nicolas Christin was interviewed by Fast Company about his analysis of the Dark Web and other online marketplaces.
- 12.1.2015 | Lettuce Produces More Greenhouse Gas Emissions than Bacon Does
Scientific American discusses Paul Fischbeck's recent study on emissions and food production.
- 12.3.2015 | What You Can Do About Climate Change: Seven Simple Guidelines for Thinking About Carbon Emissions
Research by Scott Matthews referenced in this New York Times article suggests a change in diet can reduce carbon emissions.
- 11.13.2015 | City of the Future is Closer, Calmer than You Think
Faculty member Chris Hendrickson was quoted in this USA Today piece about automated cities.
- 10.3.2015 | AP analysis: Dozens of deaths likely from VW pollution dodge
The Associated Press and professor Peter Adams used Adams' computer model to calculate damages related to Volkswagon's emissions software.
- 9.22.2015 | Patients Assume "Breakthrough" Drugs are Better
MedPage Today Discusses a study of the FDA's promotional language led by EPP professor Tamar Krishnamurti.