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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Press Release: Google VP Named Dean of Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science

Andrew MooreAndrew Moore, a distinguished computer scientist with expertise in machine learning and robotics, served as a professor of computer science and robotics at CMU before being named founding director of Google's Pittsburgh engineering office in 2006. MORE
Monday, March 31, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon's Electric Garage Adds Tesla High-Power Charger for Public Use

Tesla ChargerThe garage at 4621 Forbes Ave., the region's largest public car-charging facility, will host an open house to celebrate the addition from 4 to 7 p.m., April 4. MORE
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Press Release: Carlow University Launches Satellite of Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab

The satellite lab is being established collaboratively with Carlow's School of Education and The Campus School of Carlow University, and will focus on interdisciplinary practices in education and high performance learning. CMU CREATE Lab satellites have already been established at Marshall University, West Virginia University and West Liberty University in West Virginia. MORE
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon Robot Invites Humans To Play Mean Game of SCRABBLE

Victor the GamebotDeveloped under the direction of Reid Simmons, research professor in CMU’s Robotics Institute, Victor the Gamebot is the latest in a series of “social robots” that anticipate the day when people and robots will interact routinely in workplaces, retail centers and even homes. With Victor, Simmons and fellow researchers hope to better understand what it takes to get people to not only engage with a robot, but to enjoy doing it. MORE
Monday, March 17, 2014

Press Release: Computer Analyzes Massive Clinical Databases To Properly Categorize Asthma Patients

Wei WuCarnegie Mellon computational biologist Wei Wu says a computer program, capable of tracking more than 100 clinical variables for almost 400 people, has shown it can identify various subtypes of asthma, which could lead to targeted, more effective treatments. MORE
Thursday, March 13, 2014

Press Release: Carnegie Mellon-based Online Community for Educators Partners With Technology Startup To Share Insights

Working Examples, an online knowledge-sharing community for projects, expertise and resources supporting innovation in education, has partnered with BloomBoard, a Silicon Valley-based technology startup, to increase teachers' access to professional development resources. MORE