2014 Faculty Involvement

CMU at World Economic Forum

CMU's Research Cited in Top 10 Emerging Technologies List

The Forum's 2014 list of Top 10 Emerging Technologies cites CMU's pioneering research in the quantified self, which is based on the idea that continually collecting data on everyday activities can help individuals make better choices on health and behavior. As examples of the potential impact of the quantified self, the report notes projects by CMU that are exploring the use of smartphone data to help detect the onset of depression and use of urban areas.

Summer Davos 2014 - Tianjin, China

CMU was on the global stage at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014, September 10-12 in Tianjin, China. Read more about CMU's involvement.

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Optimizing Education Through Technology

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

Forum Debates: Chrome-Collar Jobs

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Co-coordinator of the Simon Initiative; Head, Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices, World Economic Forum

Better, Faster, Smarter

Jessica Hammer
Assistant Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Institute and Entertainment Technology Center

Tomorrow's Consumer Tech

Chris Harrison
Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction

Gender Under the Microscope

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Co-coordinator of the Simon Initiative; Head, Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices, World Economic Forum

IdeasLab: Data Science in Action

Drawing: How is Big Data Transforming the Way People Live, Work and Learn?
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Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University (introduction)

Marlene Behrmann
The George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience; CMU director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
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James H. Garrett, Jr.
Dean, College of Engineering; Thomas Lord Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Marsha Lovett
Director, Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation; Co-coordinator of the Simon Initiative
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Manuela Veloso
Herbert A. Simon University Professor, Computer Science
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Discover! Wearable Computing Technology

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Co-coordinator of the Simon Initiative; Head, Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices, World Economic Forum

Discover! Robot Revolution

Manuela Veloso
Herbert A. Simon University Professor, Computer Science

Global University Leaders Forum

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

Consumer Industry Transformations

Chris Harrison
Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction

Davos 2014 - Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

From leading discussions on the future of human learning, the advancing robot revolution and the global outlook on science, to moderating a panel on advanced manufacturing, Carnegie Mellon University had a robust presence at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Forum, January 22-25 in Davos, Switzerland. Watch video recap of CMU's presence in Davos »

CMU President Subra Suresh also authored the article "Global Learning Revolution at the Nexus" and was mentioned in Scientific American's recap of Davos.

IdeasLab: Unlocking the Potential of Human Learning

Drawing: Strategic Shifts in the Digital Ecosystem
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Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University (Introduction)

Ken Koedinger
Professor, Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction; CMU Director, Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center; Co-Founder, Carnegie Learning Inc.

Emma Brunskill
Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Co-coordinator of CMU's Simon Initiative; Head, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices

Global University Leaders Forum: New Paradigms for Universities of the Future

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

CMU Reception: Implications of the Global Learning Revolution

Shaping the Future

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

Science Advisory Group Meeting

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

CMU Private Lunch

The Rise of Advanced Manufacturing

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Co-coordinator of CMU's Simon Initiative; Head, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices

The Future of Learning

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

Global University Leaders Forum: Seeking New Approaches to Critical Global Challenges

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

BetaZone: The Robot Revolution

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Co-coordinator of CMU's Simon Initiative; Head, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices

Panel Discussion: The Global Science Outlook

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University


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