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Monday, March 2, 2015

Carnegie Mellon BrainHub Announces Recipients of ProSEED Funding

BrainHub ImageEight new neuroscience projects propose innovative solutions to some of the most pressing questions in brain science and represent the university’s strengths in biology, computer science, psychology, statistics and engineering. MORE
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Study Shows Electric Vehicle Range and Emissions Vary With Climate

energy mapProfessor Jeremy Michalek and graduate student Tugce Yuksel used data collected from Nissan Leaf drivers together with weather data to analyze the regional effect of air temperature on the range, energy consumption, and emissions of electric vehicles. They found that electric vehicles have shorter range and more emissions in regions with extreme weather. MORE
Monday, February 23, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Team Finds Exporting Natural Gas Will Not Increase, But Lower Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Natural Gas PipelineThe findings, published in a paper in "Environmental Science and Technology," have major implications for U.S. climate and trade policy. MORE
Friday, February 20, 2015

American Society of Civil Engineers Honors CMU’s James H. Garrett, Jr. and Mitchell Small

Jim GarrettMitchell SmallGarrett, dean of the College of Engineering, and Small, a professor of civil and environmental engineering and engineering and public policy, were named Civil Engineer of the Year and Professor of the Year, respectively. MORE
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Biomedical Engineering Department To Create Heart Science Program

HeartAccepted students will spend 10 weeks working with faculty on a research project in a cardiovascular area of biomedical engineering, such as myocardial tissue engineering, artificial hearts, cardiac function modeling and imaging, or cardiovascular biomaterials. MORE
Monday, February 16, 2015

CMU Study Finds Chinese Consumers May Adopt Electric Vehicles First, Impacting Auto Market

Electric VehicleCMU engineering professors Jeremy Michalek and Erica Fuchs, Ph.D. student John Helveston and their co-authors surveyed automobile consumers in China and the U.S. to understand their preferences and willingness to pay for vehicle attributes. MORE