Saturday, June 10, 2017
Controlling Natural Gas EmissionsWhat role does methane gas play in the fight against climate change? In a video series produced by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, Allen Robinson gives the rundown on natural gas' climate-damaging emissions.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
EPP Commencement 2017The May 21 Engineering and Public Policy diploma ceremony recognized the newest PhDs, masters' students, and undergraduates who will move on to pursue opportunities at the intersection of technology and policy.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Could An App Help End Pre-term Birth?A team of Carnegie Mellon University decision scientists has partnered with maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC to develop and test an app to help reduce that number.
Monday, May 08, 2017
Researchers Unveil New Password Meter That Will Change How Users Make PasswordsResearchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Chicago have just unveiled a new, state-of-the-art password meter that offers real-time feedback and advice to help people create better passwords.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Understanding DecisionsA paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows how collaborations between psychologists and economists lead to better understanding of consumer decision-making than either discipline alone.
Friday, April 21, 2017
EPP Celebrates 40 YearsThis year, the Department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) celebrates its 40th anniversary. After creating double-major undergraduate degree programs with all traditional engineering departments, EPP was established as an academic department in December of 1976.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
CMU To Launch Index Measuring Carbon Dioxide EmissionsA new index that will measure carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. electric power producers has been created by Carnegie Mellon University and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
EPP Faculty Featured Prominently at CMU Energy WeekThe second annual CMU Energy Week kicks off March 27. This campus-wide event focuses on five themes: the Future of Energy, Innovation, Research, Policy, and Education.
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Group Tolerance Linked to Perceptions of Fairness and HarmA new study by research scientist Nichole Argo, and The New School for Social Research, found that people are willing to share a society with those of differing beliefs as long as they believe that those groups share a commitment to universal moral values such as fairness and harm.
Friday, March 03, 2017
Cranor stresses the need to test privacy policiesTen years ago, a CyLab graduate student asked, &#8220;What would happen if everybody read all of the privacy policies on all of the websites they visit?" Lorrie Cranor swiftly responded "Don't be ridiculous, that would never happen." McDonald's question, however, piqued Cranor's interest: Why would that never happen?
Friday, February 10, 2017
EPP’s Wong-Parodi wants to help us talk about climate changeThe fear of starting an argument is enough to keep some people from interacting with people who might disagree with them. But thanks to Assistant Research Professor Gabrielle Wong-Parodi, they may not have to be afraid; at least when it comes to talking about climate change.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Elisabeth Bass Udyawar Wins College of Engineering Continuous Excellence AwardElisabeth Bass Udyawar was honored with the College of Engineering's Continuous Excellence Award for superior committment to her role at Carnegie Mellon.
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