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Monday, September 12, 2016

Q&A: Jelena Kovačević, Hamerschlag University Professor

Jelena Kovacevic
In a recent interview, Kovačević, head of CMU's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, said department and college leaders have put in a concerted effort to diversify the program.
Monday, September 12, 2016

CMU’s Proportion of Undergraduate Women in Computer Science and Engineering Soars Above National Averages

While national efforts to encourage women to pursue degrees in key science and technology fields have flagged, Carnegie Mellon University has reached a new high-water mark this year, with women making up nearly half of this year’s incoming classes in the School of Computer Science and College of Engineering.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Researchers Make Key Discovery Toward Engineering Functional Breast Tissue

Functional Breast Tissue
Thanks to a new study by CMU researchers, reconstructive surgery may soon also restore mothers’ ability to nurse their children.
Monday, August 8, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Wins Third "World Series of Hacking" in Four Years

Plaid Parliament of Pwning jacket
DefCon's Capture the Flag and other competitions give people a place to practice and hone their computer security skills.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

CyLab Faculty Receive $1.1M NSF Award To Help Secure Internet of Things

Vyas Sekar
Vyas Sekar from the College of Engineering is collaborating with professors Yuvraj Agarwal and Srinivasan Seshan from CMU's School of Computer Science.
Friday, July 29, 2016

CMU Professor To Compete in Computer Vs. Computer Hacking

Cyber grand challenge
Carnegie Mellon University's David Brumley is heading to a national stage to compete against the country's best bug finders.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Password Perceptions Don't Always Match Reality

Your password isn't as secure as you think. People's perceptions of password strength may not always match reality, according to a recent study by CyLab, Carnegie Mellon University's Security and Privacy Institute.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Researchers Study Whether Renewable Is Always Better

Corn graphic
A recent study by Carnegie Mellon University researchers examines the life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of plant-based plastics.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Fueling the Digital Economy in Africa

Photo courtesy of Lynn Kirabo
As Carnegie Mellon in Rwanda celebrates its third year, its young alumni are making their mark as the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders in Africa.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Malaria's Magnetic Properties May Pull Treatments Forward

Andrea Martin and her mPharesis device
Malaria has a magnetic foe. Andrea "Blue" Martin, a Carnegie Mellon University doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering, is working to create a device that uses magnets to filter out patients' red blood cells infected by the mosquito-borne parasite, which makes the cells magnetic.
Monday, June 20, 2016

CMU Joins MasterCard Foundation To Educate Next Generation of African Tech Leaders

Rwanda Grads
This new partnership, which will be established at Carnegie Mellon in Rwanda, will benefit 125 academically talented but economically disadvantaged students from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

CyLab's Vyas Sekar wins NSF CAREER Award To Improve Network Security

Vyas Sekar
CyLab faculty member Vyas Sekar has been awarded with an NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to pave the way toward reliable network security assurances.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Carnegie Mellon’s BrainHub To Host First Neurohackathon

The event is one of the first hackathons to engage computer scientists in using one of the hardest systems to crack: the structure of neural data and the brain.
Monday, May 9, 2016

Great-granddaughter Follows Path of CMU's First Ph.D. Graduate

Mao Yisheng
Graduating CMU senior Patricia Xu is following in the footsteps of her great-grandfather and fellow alumnus Mao Yisheng.
Monday, May 2, 2016

Meeting of the Minds Paints Colorful Canvas of Research

Jamie Earnest created paintings for her Meeting of the Minds project
More than 600 undergraduate students will present research at "Meeting of the Minds," Carnegie Mellon University's annual symposium from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 4 in the Cohon University Center.

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