LearnLabThursday, July 30, 2015
LearnLabInternational researchers visited CMU to design, set up and run technology-enhanced learning experiments.
CMU’s Soccer-Playing Robots Score Fifth International RoboCup WinCarnegie Mellon University's robot soccer team took home its fifth world championship without allowing a single goal at the 2015 RoboCup on July 22 in Hefei, China.
CMU’s Software Engineering Institute Contract Renewed by Department of Defense for $1.73 BillionThe contract ensures that the SEI will continue to support the nation's defense by advancing and transitioning the science, technologies, and practices needed to engineer and secure software systems.
Scott Mory To Join Carnegie Mellon as Vice President for University AdvancementTuesday, July 28, 2015
Scott Mory To Join Carnegie Mellon as Vice President for University AdvancementMory, associate senior vice president and director of the University of Southern California's $6 billion campaign, will lead the university's alumni engagement and fundraising efforts.
Study Finds State Vehicle Safety Inspections Should ContinueMonday, July 27, 2015
Study Finds State Vehicle Safety Inspections Should ContinuePennsylvania legislators have been trying to phase out passenger vehicle safety inspection programs, but a study published by CMU researchers has concluded that the arguments are based on the wrong numbers.
How Sweet the SoundMonday, July 27, 2015
How Sweet the SoundTwo CMU alumni are on Broadway sharing the journey of "Amazing Grace."
Sunny Days for SoniaFriday, July 24, 2015
Sunny Days for SoniaAfter more than 40 years of playing Maria on 'Sesame Street' a CMU alumna is moving on.
FDA Approves Robot Developed at Carnegie Mellon for Surgical ProceduresThursday, July 23, 2015
FDA Approves Robot Developed at Carnegie Mellon for Surgical ProceduresThe Flex&#174; Robotic System, based on the research of CMU's Howie Choset, enables surgeons to access and visualize hard-to-reach anatomical locations through the mouth.
5 W's of Project ManagementWednesday, July 22, 2015
5 W's of Project ManagementAlumni of Carnegie Mellon University have developed a product to help keep small businesses organized.
Energetic LeaderTuesday, July 21, 2015
Energetic LeaderDouble graduate Joseph Hezir credits his CMU education for preparing him to serve as the chief financial officer for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Scientists Identify Achilles’ Heel of Virus’s Tough Outer ShellMonday, July 20, 2015
Scientists Identify Achilles’ Heel of Virus’s Tough Outer ShellThe findings pinpoint the weakest part of the viral shell and provide a potential new target for interfering with the viral life cycle.
Look, Ma, No HandsFriday, July 17, 2015
Look, Ma, No HandsWhen a CMU vehicle steered itself across the U.S. 20 years ago, researchers saw a six-legged steer, gave a reporter a lift and met Jay Leno.
Which Vehicle Holds Smallest Carbon Footprint?Thursday, July 16, 2015
Which Vehicle Holds Smallest Carbon Footprint?A Carnegie Mellon study says in some regions of the U.S., electric vehicles are greener, but in other regions, hybrids are.
Neuroscience-based Algorithms Make for Better NetworksThursday, July 16, 2015
Neuroscience-based Algorithms Make for Better NetworksResearchers from CMU and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have, for the first time, determined the rate at which the developing brain eliminates unneeded connections between neurons during early childhood.
GEM4 Summer InstituteThursday, July 16, 2015
GEM4 Summer InstitutePrinting tissue to mimic mechanics of the brain sounds like science fiction. But interdisciplinary collaboration through groups like GEM4 could make the idea a reality.
Scott Institute To Co-Host Regional Clean Energy CompetitionsWednesday, July 15, 2015
Scott Institute To Co-Host Regional Clean Energy CompetitionsCMU's Scott Institute will lead a team that runs one of eight university-focused clean energy technology competitions each year for the next three years.
Research Team Improves Lithium Air Batteries for Electric Car IndustryTuesday, July 14, 2015
Research Team Improves Lithium Air Batteries for Electric Car IndustryA research team from CMU and UC Berkeley has found that blending together different types of salts in the electrolytes within lithium air batteries can increase the batteries' capacity while preserving their ability to be recharged.
Thomas Hughes Returns to CMUFriday, July 10, 2015
Thomas Hughes Returns to CMUThomas Hughes joined CMU July 1 as associate director of the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry within the College of Fine Arts.
India's Digital FrontierFriday, July 10, 2015
India's Digital FrontierWho has a smartphone? With a billion new users poised to go online in India, CMU alumni trade ideas about technology, policy and opportunity.
CMU Leads Google Expedition To Create Technology for “Internet of Things”Thursday, July 09, 2015
CMU Leads Google Expedition To Create Technology for “Internet of Things”CMU will turn its campus into a living laboratory for a Google-funded, multi-university expedition to create a robust platform that will enable Internet-connected sensors, gadgets and buildings to communicate with each other.
Questioning the Fairness of Targeting Ads OnlineTuesday, July 07, 2015
Questioning the Fairness of Targeting Ads OnlineSignificantly fewer women than men were shown online ads promising them help getting jobs paying more than $200,000, raising questions about the fairness of targeting ads online, according to CMU experiments.
LoadCompleteTuesday, July 07, 2015
LoadCompleteA brother and sister, both graduates of CMU's Entertainment Technology Center, team up and thrive in South Korea's "Silicon Valley."
BrainHub Research Projects Receive ProSEED FundingMonday, July 06, 2015
BrainHub Research Projects Receive ProSEED FundingThe projects range from creating advanced diagnostics for mild traumatic brain injury to studying how the brain responds to mechanical stimuli.
$2.4M From India's Science and Engineering Research Board To Support Ph.D. StudentsSaturday, July 04, 2015
$2.4M From India's Science and Engineering Research Board To Support Ph.D. StudentsThe agreement calls for $2.4 million in fellowships over the next five years, which will support Indian students seeking advanced degrees at CMU in science, math and engineering.
New Partnership in IndiaSaturday, July 04, 2015
New Partnership in IndiaAs part of President Suresh's first official visit to India, CMU and the Indian government are creating fellowships for Indian students.
Moon Arts ArkThursday, July 02, 2015
Moon Arts ArkA multidisciplinary team from CMU will transport elements of humanity via the arts to outer space.
Tepper School of Business Appoints New Head of MBA ProgramWednesday, July 01, 2015
Tepper School of Business Appoints New Head of MBA ProgramKate Barraclough will provide strategic direction for the Tepper School's top-ranked MBA program and represent the program to current and prospective students.
User ExpeditionWednesday, July 01, 2015