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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Building a Better Liposome

Computational Models Suggest New Design for Nanoparticles Used in Targeted Drug Delivery

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.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument Receives Next Step of Approval from DOE

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) has reached its next major milestone. The project has received Critical Decision-2 approval from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Shirley Ho, a member of Carnegie Mellon’s McWilliams Center for Cosmology, is the co-chair of DESI’s Galaxy and Quasar Clustering Working Group. 

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Three MCS Professors Named Among World's Most Highly Cited Researchers

Chemistry professors Neil Donahue, Rongchao Jin and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski are some of the the world’s most highly cited researchers in science, according to Thomson-Reuters. MORE

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