Mellon College of Science
One of 12 students selected nationwide, Alford will receive support to pursue her Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University in chemical and biomolecular engineering.
Mitchell, a noted microbiologist, teacher and Carnegie Mellon alumnus, has been acting head of the department since 2015.
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.
Four new interdisciplinary projects aim to create new tools and techniques to vastly improve how scientists study the brain.
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.
Barish will discuss the physics of gravitational waves, the techniques used to detect gravitational waves and the implications of the new observations.
Manojkumar Puthenveedu has received a $200,000 grant from the Shurl & Kay Curci Foundation to support his research into the cellular mechanisms that underlie pain and addiction to painkillers.
CMU has placed second in the Mathematical Association of America's 76th William Lowell Putnam Competition, the definitive mathematics competition for undergraduate students in North America.
Sophomore mathematical sciences major Joshua Brakensiek has received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship to support his pursuit of a research career in mathematics and theoretical computer science.
Ever see something that isn't really there? Could your mind be playing tricks on you? The "tricks" might be your brain reacting to feedback between neurons in different parts of the visual system, according to a new study.
The film has several connections to Pittsburgh. Three CMU scientists are prominently featured; CMU Trustee Thomas Tull produced the documentary; and the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andrew McCutcheon appears in it.
The five-year grant will support his research into developing a powerful and novel approach to establish connections between two fundamental mathematical fields: combinatorics and algebra.
Everyone on stage is a suspect in the annual Murder Mystery Dinner hosted by Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Chemistry. Created by the department's Student Advisory Committee more than 10 years ago, science majors come together to present all-original scripts with acting, singing, dancing and audience participation.
Coach Po-Shen Loh and the winning U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) team are being honored in the nation's capital.