Carnegie Mellon Computer Scientist Mary Shaw Receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation-CMU News - Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Carnegie Mellon Computer Scientist Mary Shaw Receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Nov. 20 Ceremony in White House Will Be Live-streamed

By Byron Spice / 412-268-9068 (office) / 412-559-8501 (mobile)

Mary Shaw and President ObamaPITTSBURGH—Mary Shaw, the Alan J. Perlis University Professor of Computer Science in Carnegie Mellon University's Institute for Software Research, will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 20. The medal is the nation's highest honor for achievement in the field of technology, innovation and invention.

The ceremony will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. ET. The White House ceremony will be live-streamed at http://www.whitehouse.gov/live.

Photos: The National Science and Technology Medals Foundation will be taking a high resolution photograph of each Laureate receiving his or her medal at the White House ceremony. The foundation will upload the photos to their website, www.nationalmedals.org, shortly following the ceremony.

Satellite coordinates: The following are the coordinates for the satellite feed from the East Room of the White House for the National Medals of Science and Technology & Innovation Ceremony. The feed will be a two-camera switched feed live from the White House.

Testing:  11 a.m.
Ceremony:  Scheduled to begin at 11:25 a.m. and scheduled to end at 12 p.m.
Extra satellite time has been arranged should the ceremony run long and/or the President is delayed. For those taking down the signal, you will not see anything before 11 a.m. Should there be any questions of the actual signal after that time, please contact Evolving Communications at 202-333-6195 and ask for Paul.  

9 mhz HD Parameters
MPEG 4
DVB-S2 8PSK
FEC:  R3/4
Symbol Rate:  7.45
Pilot On
Data Rate:  16.222
H.264 High Profile 4:2:0
Occupied BW:  8.94 MHz
 
Gal 17/transponder 21K, Slot A
UL Frequency: 14406.5 V
DL Frequency: 12106.5 H
 
Galaxy 17/Transponder 10C, Slot A
UL Frequency: 6111.5 H
DL Frequency: 3886.5 V

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Mary Shaw receives the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony on Nov. 20.