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Thursday, December 1, 2016

Physicist Sara Majetich Named IEEE Fellow

Sara Majetich, professor of physics at Carnegie Mellon University’s Mellon College of Science, has been named an IEEE Fellow. Fellowship is the highest grade of membership in IEEE, and is considered to be a prestigious honor among the technical community.

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Hack Week at Carnegie Mellon

Faculty, post-docs and graduate students from around the world descended on the CMU Pittsburgh campus for the LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration (DESC) Hack Week. MORE
Monday, November 7, 2016

MCS Students Selected for Early Election to Phi Beta Kappa

Five Mellon College of Science seniors were selected for early election to the Carnegie Mellon University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. MORE
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Computer Simulation Breaks Virus Apart to Learn How it Assembles

CMU physicist Markus Deserno and chemist Christine Peter (Konstanz University, Germany) crush viral capsids on a computer to provide clues into virus assembly. MORE
Friday, August 19, 2016

First Graduate in Fall 2016: Arun Kannawadi

Dr. Arun Kannawadi is the first graduate student of CMU's Physics Dept. who received his PhD in the 2016 Academic Year. His research is in Weak Gravitational Lensing. MORE
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Barry Barish Returns to CMU to Give Buhl Lecture on Gravitational Waves

Barry Barish will present Carnegie Mellon University’s annual Buhl Lecture at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26 in the Mellon Institute Auditorium, 4400 Fifth Ave. in Oakland. His lecture, “Encore: Einstein’s Unfinished Symphony: ‘Listening’ for Gravitational Waves,” is free and open to the public. MORE
Friday, April 1, 2016

“Fastball” To Premiere in Pittsburgh

Franklin talks about the physics of the fastball, addressing some of the most controversial questions in baseball. MORE
Friday, March 4, 2016

New Particle Collider Starts Test Operations in Japan

After five years of large-scale upgrade work, SuperKEKB, an electron-positron colliding accelerator at the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) in Japan, has started test operations. MORE
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Prof Di Xiao Named 2016 Cottrell Scholar

Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) announced that it has named Prof Di Xiao as a 2016 Cottrell Scholar. MORE
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Lars Hernquist To Present 2016 Bennett-McWilliams Lecture in Cosmology

World-renowned theoretical and computational astrophysicist Lars Hernquist will present Carnegie Mellon University’s Bennett-McWilliams Lecture in Cosmology at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 15 in the Gates Hillman Center’s Rashid Auditorium. MORE