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Monday, December 9, 2013Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering has appointed Professor Jelena Kovačević as the new department head for Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is a professor of ECE and biomedical engineering and director of CMU's Center for Bioimage Informatics. MORE
Wednesday, November 27, 2013CMU-SV's Wireless Innovators amateur radio association (W6CMU) looks at new ways to work with radio technology, computers and sensors in research, recreation and emergency response. MORE
Thursday, November 14, 2013Students from the MSIT program help develop the Survivable Social Network, a communication tool that can be used by communities, emergency responders and government agencies during disasters. MORE
Wednesday, November 13, 2013An INI practicum team explores interactive spaces, new methods of user interaction and creativity, with technology developed at Carnegie Mellon in a project for tech giant and Silicon Valley neighbor Google. MORE
Monday, November 11, 2013Carnegie Mellon University honors Dr. Subra Suresh on the occasion of his inauguration as the university's ninth president. MORE
Thursday, October 31, 2013The College of Engineering announces that CMU-SV's MS Software Engineering degree will be offered through the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the MS Software Management degree will be offered exclusively at the Silicon Valley campus through the university's new Integrated Innovation Institute. MORE
Monday, October 28, 2013Marija Ilic of ECE and EPP leads a team of researchers, including CMU-SV's Steven R. Ray, to develop, demonstrate and test a framework for smart grid technologies, supported by a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Standards (NIST). MORE
Tuesday, October 22, 2013Ana Pinczuk (MS SM '10), a senior vice president at Cisco who leads teams in marketing, sales, business development and engineering, was the guest at a Fireside Chat October 9 at CMU's Silicon Valley campus, speaking with CMU Distinguished Service Professor Dr. Stuart Evans. MORE
Monday, October 7, 2013CMU-SV demonstrates its Survivable Social Network and CROSSMobile projects at the City of Palo Alto's annual Quakeville event, with successful results. MORE
Wednesday, October 2, 2013Another hackathon win for CMU-SV as a team of MSIT students takes first prize at the Tizen Devlab and Hack, sponsored by Intel and Samsung. MORE