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June 17: Media Advisory: General Motors, Carnegie Mellon To Announce New Research Initiative

Contacts:

Byron Spice                       
412-268-9068                       
bspice@cs.cmu.edu

Chriss Swaney
412-268-5776
swaney@andrew.cmu.edu

Media Advisory: General Motors, Carnegie Mellon
To Announce New Research Initiative

Event: Alan Taub, executive director of General Motors Research & Development and Mark S. Kamlet, Carnegie Mellon provost and senior vice president, will announce a joint, multi-year partnership to develop technologies that will revolutionize motor vehicles. The new initiative will be in addition to an existing GM-Carnegie Mellon Collaborative Research Laboratory established in 2000. GM was the premier sponsor of Carnegie Mellon's Tartan Racing team, which won the $2 million DARPA Urban Challenge robot race last year.

When: 1 p.m., Thursday, June 19.

Where: Lower level (outside of the Google office) of the Collaborative Innovation Center, 4720 Forbes Ave., on the Carnegie Mellon campus. Parking is available in the Collaborative Innovation Center's garage, which is accessible from the base of Junction Hollow via South Neville Street.

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