Carnegie Mellon University
Monday, June 27, 2016

White House Includes CMU Forensic Science Work on Impact List

The White House released a list of 100 projects that exemplify President Barack Obama's commitment to reinvigorating U.S. science, technology and innovation efforts. Included on the list is the work by Statistics Professor Stephen E. Fienberg and his colleagues to improve the practice of forensic science.
Monday, June 27, 2016

What Honeybees Can Tell Us About Brexit

When it's time to move their hives, honeybees are able to quickly identify a high-quality nesting site without approval from the king or queen bee - and they can provide us with insight into different political situations."Brexit seems to be an interesting case of decentralized decision making gone wrong," said John H. Miller, professor of economics in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences.
Monday, June 27, 2016

Meet Mark Patterson

Mark Patterson uses observational data to study how people make decisions. So when it came time to choose a graduate school, Patterson carefully weighed the data - and it led him to CMU's Department of Social and Decision Sciences. Having recently finished his Ph.D in behavioral and decision research, he will now direct the Quantitative Social Science Scholars (QSSS) Program.
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