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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Three Computer Science Faculty Members Named ACM Fellows

ACM Fellows
Justine Cassell, Manuela Veloso and Todd Mowry are being honored for their contributions to human-computer interaction, computer architecture and artificial intelligence.
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Li, Majetich, Raj Named IEEE Fellows

IEEE Fellows
CMU faculty members Xin Li, Sara Majetich and Bhiksha Raj have received one of the most prestigious honors in the technical community.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

U.S. Needs To Train More AI Experts To Stave Off Global Competitors, Moore Tells Senate

Moore testifies before Senate subcommittee
Andrew Moore, dean of CMU's School of Computer Science, made remarks today (Nov. 30) before a U.S. Senate subcomittee.
Monday, November 28, 2016

Researchers Seek Solution To Selfie-Related Deaths

Selfie death map
A growing number of people die each year while snapping photos of themselves on cliffs, railroad tracks and other hazardous spots. Researchers in Pittsburgh and India are looking for ways to reduce this risk.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Mobile App Behavior Often Appears at Odds With Privacy Policies

Norman Sadeh
Norman Sadeh has found that how a mobile app says it will collect or share a user’s personal information with third parties often appears to be inconsistent with how the app actually behaves.
Friday, November 11, 2016

Kanade Receives 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced Technology

Takeo Kanade
The international award is presented by the Inamori Foundation to individuals who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural and spiritual betterment of humankind.
Monday, November 7, 2016

RoboVote Helps Groups Make Decisions Using AI-Driven Methods

The new online service enables anyone to use state-of-the-art voting methods to make optimal group decisions.
Friday, November 4, 2016

First Carnegie Colloquium Focuses on Artificial Intelligence in Military, Data Privacy

Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace co-hosted the Oct. 31 event.
Friday, October 28, 2016

Carnegie Mellon To Host Rising Stars Workshop

Ayana Ledford
Designed for Ph.D. students and postdocs in electrical engineering and computer science, the workshop will focus on navigating the early stages of a career in academia.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Digital Archive Shares In-Depth Stories of Black America

HistoryMakers Collage
Thanks to a longtime partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, the HistoryMakers is the largest African-American oral video archive.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Teller Celebrates the Unexpected Benefits of Failure

Astro Teller
Alumnus Astro Teller is working on bringing audacious ideas to reality through science and technology.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Smith Drives for Smarter Traffic Signals

Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith has developed a traffic signal control system that uses machine learning algorithms to optimize when traffic lights change to red or green.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Wing Is a Global Leader in Computer Science

Jeanette Wing
Jeannette Wing will be among the speakers in the White House Frontiers Conference's "Industry Panel: Best Practices in AI."
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Carnegie Mellon Featured on CBS's "60 Minutes"

Andrew Moore, Charlie Rose and CHIMP
Charlie Rose came to CMU to see the state of the art in AI and talk with School of Computer Science Dean Andrew Moore.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Whittaker To Discuss “Moon Shot”

Red Whittaker
Red Whittaker will be among the speakers in the White House Frontiers Conference's “Audience Interactive Q&A: Not Just to Visit, But to Stay.”

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