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May 1: Media Advisory: Carnegie Mellon's Raj Rajkumar To Host Author Of New Book About "Why GM Matters"

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

Media Advisory:
Carnegie Mellon's Raj Rajkumar To Host Author
Of New Book About "Why GM Matters"

Event: Carnegie Mellon University's Raj Rajkumar will host national journalist Bill Holstein, author of the new best selling book about the race to transform an American icon — GM.

In "Why GM Matters," Holstein goes deep inside GM on three continents to show what's really happening within one of the country's most iconic corporations. The country's largest private buyer of information technology, the world's largest buyer of steel and the holder of pensions for hundreds of thousands of Americans, GM accounts for a full 1 percent of our country's gross domestic product.

Rajkumar, head of the GM Lab at Carnegie Mellon and a professor of electrical and computer engineering, will showcase some of his team's latest work designed to modernize the auto industry and make driving safer and more economical for the consumer.

When:
11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 5.

Where:
Room 2101, Collaborative Innovation Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213.

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