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Monday, February 1, 2016

Ryan Sullivan, Venkat Viswanathan Earn NSF Career Awards

Sullivan and Viswanathan
The National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Award supports junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research and education.
Thursday, January 21, 2016

White House CTO Ed Felten To Address Latest Privacy Concerns at CMU’s Privacy Day

Ed Felten
Felten will speak at 1:30 p.m., Jan. 28, in the Rangos Ballroom of the Cohon University Center. His talk and other Privacy Day activities are open to the public.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Whitacre Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Jay Whitacre
A professor of engineering and public policy and materials science and engineering at CMU, Jay Whitacre has more than 30 patents issued or pending.
Monday, December 14, 2015

Vegetarian and “Healthy” Diets Could Be More Harmful to the Environment

Bacon and Lettuce
According to a Carnegie Mellon study, eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon.
Friday, December 4, 2015

Lehoczky, Rajkumar and Sha To Receive IEEE Simon Ramo Medal

Sha Rajkumar and Lehoczky
The medal recognizes technical leadership and contributions to fundamental theory, practice and standardization for engineering real-time systems.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Emirates Group Debuts Silicon Valley-Based Innovation Lab in Partnership with Carnegie Mellon

Emirates Group Partnership
The lab, a natural offshoot of CMU's Integrated Innovation Institute, will serve as an incubator of ideas and as a hotbed of technology and innovation to drive the company's transformation.
Monday, October 19, 2015

New Technique Developed by Team Including CMU President Suresh Removes Defects While Keeping Materials Strong

Metal Defects
The technique, called cyclic healing, uses repetitive, gentle stretching to eliminate pre-existing defects in metal crystals.
Thursday, September 24, 2015

Unorthodox Approach to Drug Delivery Research Lands CMU Professor on Popular Science's 2015 Brilliant 10 List

Kathryn Whitehead
Kathryn Whitehead earned the honor for designing nanoparticles that treat disease by delivering therapeutic drugs to specific areas in the body.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015

CMU Inventor Awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize For Creating First Mass-Produced Low-Cost, Eco-Friendly Battery

Jay Whitacre with Subra Suresh
Jay Whitacre is the inventor of the Aqueous Hybrid Ion battery, a reliable, environmentally-benign and cost-efficient energy storage system.
Monday, September 14, 2015

Carnegie Mellon, City of Pittsburgh Help Create New Network To Address Challenges Facing Nation’s Urban Infrastructure and Services

Garrett, Jahanian, Krishnan
CMU and the City of Pittsburgh are founding members of the MetroLab Network, a new national alliance among 20 metro areas and more than 25 neighboring universities to research, develop and deploy innovative technologies to address critical challenges facing urban areas.
Monday, August 24, 2015

Spinoff Releases Gecko-Inspired Adhesive

Setex™, the first commercially available gecko-inspired adhesive, is dry and can repeatedly grip to surfaces without leaving a residue.
Thursday, August 20, 2015

Survey Finds Top 10 Electronic Devices Consumers Trust Most

Trusted Electronics
The top three are home phones, home security systems and fitness devices.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

BrainHub Engineers Receive NSF Grant To Study Neuron Variability and Motor Learning

BrainHub Image
The award is one of 16 NSF grants totaling $13.1 million to support potentially transformative research in neural and cognitive systems.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015

CMU Aims To Three-peat at "World Series of Hacking"

DefCon 2014
CMU's cybersecurity team will defend its crown at this year's DefCon Capture the Flag competition, Aug. 6-9 in Las Vegas.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Spinoff Ottomatika Acquired by Delphi

Raj Rajkumar
Led by Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Raj Rajkumar, Ottomatika highlights Carnegie Mellon’s advanced expertise in complex autonomous vehicle systems.

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