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Monday, January 19, 2015

Carnegie Mellon President Subra Suresh, Researchers Develop New Way To Model Sickle Cell Behavior

Sickle Cell Blood CellsThe multidisciplinary research team has developed a novel microfluidic device to assess cell-level processes influencing the pathophysiology of sickle cell disease (SCD), an inherited genetic disorder. The device can analyze the behavior of blood from sickle cell disease patients and measure how long it takes blood cells to become dangerously stiff, making them more likely to get trapped in blood vessels. MORE
Friday, January 16, 2015

What Does Privacy Look Like? Carnegie Mellon Professor Explores Public Attitudes, Concerns Using Drawings

Privacy Illustrated 1The project, Privacy Illustrated, has amassed hundreds of drawings thus far, from participants ranging in age from 5 to 91. MORE
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Carnegie Mellon University's Electrical and Computer Engineering Students Host Seventh Annual Freestyle Tinkering Festival

Build 18Build18 serves as an intellectual playground for the brightest and most creative of Carnegie Mellon's engineers. Over 200  engineering students will showcase their freestyle tinkering projects from 2 to 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16 in the Cohon University Center's Wiegand Gym. MORE
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Three Carnegie Mellon Faculty Members Named 2015 IEEE Fellows

Alex WaibelHowie ChosetDiana MarculescuAlex Waibel and Howie Choset of the School of Computer Science and Diana Marculescu of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department have been recognized for their technological contributions to society. MORE
Monday, December 22, 2014

Disruptive Health Technology Institute To Receive Funding To Further Enhance Medical Technologies

The DHTI has announced a second round of funded projects by Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network to "disrupt" health care by identifying key unmet clinical needs and addressing them with advanced medical technologies. A total of $1.7 million was awarded to projects ranging from managing chronic wound healing to reducing toxic side effects of anti-cancer drugs. MORE
Thursday, December 18, 2014

Six Carnegie Mellon Faculty Members Elected Fellows of American Physical Society

APS FellowsThis is the largest group of APS Fellows Carnegie Mellon has had in a single year. They are being recognized for their work in a wide range of areas, including examining physics from the scale of the smallest subatomic particles to outer reaches of the cosmos, discovering new fundamental particles and laws of nature, and unraveling the scientific underpinnings of the behavior of materials and phenomena that govern our everyday lives. MORE