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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.
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Building Connections: Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall Opens Window to the World

Scott Hall
The Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall, to be dedicated on April 30, provides both visual and intellectual stimulation, enhancing the College of Engineering's innovative culture and fostering interdisciplinary research.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Championship Pitch Sends CMU Team to World Finals

The Originals
The Originals, an all-male a cappella group, is practicing for the finals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, a first for a CMU a cappella organization.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Researchers Explain Complex Ideas in Three Minutes or Less

Three-minute thesis
Think about your life's work. Now, pitch it to a complete stranger in a matter of seconds. One hundred and eighty seconds to be exact. That's the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) in a nutshell.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Engineering Senior Eric Parigoris To Work on Early Cancer Detection in Switzerland

Eric Parigoris
The mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering major who will earn his degree this May has won a Whitaker Fellowship, awarded by the program to send emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering abroad.
Friday, April 1, 2016

Mauter earns NSF CAREER award

Meagan Mauter
The assistant professor will use her five-year CAREER award to reduce air and water pollutant emissions from power plants.

Friday, April 1, 2016

CMU Joins National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped CMU as a partner in a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Students Design Water Barrel That Filters as it Rolls

Water Barrel
Mechanical Engineering seniors design an all-in-one system to transport and purify water.


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