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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Building Connections: Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall Opens Window to the World

Scott Hall
The Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall, to be dedicated on April 30, provides both visual and intellectual stimulation, enhancing the College of Engineering's innovative culture and fostering interdisciplinary research.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Championship Pitch Sends CMU Team to World Finals

The Originals
The Originals, an all-male a cappella group, is practicing for the finals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, a first for a CMU a cappella organization.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Researchers Explain Complex Ideas in Three Minutes or Less

Three-minute thesis
Think about your life's work. Now, pitch it to a complete stranger in a matter of seconds. One hundred and eighty seconds to be exact. That's the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) in a nutshell.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Engineering Senior Eric Parigoris To Work on Early Cancer Detection in Switzerland

Eric Parigoris
The mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering major who will earn his degree this May has won a Whitaker Fellowship, awarded by the program to send emerging leaders in U.S. biomedical engineering abroad.
Friday, April 1, 2016

Mauter earns NSF CAREER award

Meagan Mauter
The assistant professor will use her five-year CAREER award to reduce air and water pollutant emissions from power plants.

Friday, April 1, 2016

CMU Joins National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

The U.S. Department of Defense has tapped CMU as a partner in a $75 million national research institute that will support American textile manufacturers.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Students Design Water Barrel That Filters as it Rolls

Water Barrel
Mechanical Engineering seniors design an all-in-one system to transport and purify water.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Researchers Find Worry Over Falls Among Elderly Leads to Action

Screenshot from video
Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering conducted a survey on falls among the elderly and discovered that Americans are very worried about an elderly parent falling — and that this worry leads to action.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Driverless Bulldozer Entrepreneur, Alumnus Wins Fellowship

Seun Aremu
CMU's Fellowship and Scholarship Office offers application assistance for current students and alumni, such as Oluseun (Seun) Aremu, who is heading to Australia to study autonomous vehicles.

Friday, March 18, 2016

CMU Professor Receives Grant To Monitor Electrical Activity of Cells in 3-D

NSF Career Award
Tzahi Cohen-Karni, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and materials science and engineering at Carnegie Mellon, recently received an NSF CAREER award for his project.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Website Sheds Light on Shortcomings of Privacy Policies

Norman Sadeh
The Usable Privacy Policy website allows users to explore the content of a number of privacy policies. Color codes help users select from a menu of privacy practices that might interest them.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Scott Institute Hosts Energy Week, March 14-18

Energy Week
With great power comes great responsibility. No one knows that better than the 100+ renowned experts in Carnegie Mellon University's Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation.

Monday, March 7, 2016

CMU Hosts Inaugural Energy Week, March 14-18

Energy Week
Each day has a theme: Research, Policy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Workforce and Education, and Field Trips.
Thursday, March 3, 2016

Federal Policy Reverses Benefits of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Electric Volt
In the short term, electric vehicles may not be as beneficial as expected.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Researchers Show Coal Retirement Needed for Electric Vehicles To Reduce Air Pollution

The largest source of damage stems from sulfur dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants, which form airborne particles that people breathe, according to the study.

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