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Friday, November 20, 2015

Carnegie Mellon University 10th in Physical Sciences in Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2015-2016

Carnegie Mellon University has been named among the top 10 universities worldwide for physical sciences in the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The number 10 ranking reflects the university’s excellence in areas including chemistry, mathematics and physics. MORE

Monday, November 2, 2015

MCS and PSC Part of NSF’s “Big Data Brain Trust”

Today, the National Science Foundation announced the funding of four regional Big Data Innovations Hubs. The Mellon College of Science's Mike Widom and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Cheryl Begandy and J. Ray Scott are part of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub, led by Columbia University. MORE
Thursday, October 8, 2015

Building a Better Liposome

Using computational modeling, researchers have come up with a design for a better liposome. Their findings, while theoretical, could provide the basis for efficiently constructing new vehicles for nanodrug delivery. MORE
Tuesday, October 6, 2015

MSCF Earns No. 1 Ranking Among Financial Engineering Programs For Third Consecutive Time

For the third time, the Master of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program at Carnegie Mellon University was awarded the top position in the 2015 QuantNet rankings of financial engineering programs. MORE
Thursday, September 24, 2015

Alison Barth Named Interim Director of BrainHub

Carnegie Mellon University has named Alison Barth interim director of BrainHub. Barth, professor of biological sciences, will lead the university’s interdisciplinary neuroscience research initiative and help direct the search for a permanent director. Professor of Statistics and Machine Learning, Robert E. Kass was named the interim co-director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition.


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