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CMU Veterans in the News

The Carnegie Mellon University community includes students, faculty, alumni, and staff veterans leading and serving within the university and global community, and engaged in cutting-edge research to enhance society in meaningful and sustainable ways.

Students, Alumni, and Staff

  • Scholarly Soldier - A documentary follows West Point's chief scientist and CMU alumnus John Graham while working in Afghanistan.
  • Trucking Data - Army veteran and CMU alumnus Jason Cahill (TPR'14) develops an app to generate contact between truck drivers and shippers
  • 60 Seconds With... - BGEN Jody Daniels, USA (S'83) is Deputy Director of the Intelligence and Knowledge Development Directorate with the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM)
  • CSI:  Computers - former military and intelligence officers at CMU's Software Engineering Institute are national resource for cybercrime investigation
  • Alumni Awards - LT Elizabeth (Higgins) Durika, USN (E'03) receives Alumni Award honor
  • Remembering the Brave - LtCol Stephen Beck, USMC, NROTC unit executive officer, establishes foundation to honor fallen soldiers and their families

Faculty and Research

  • Coming Home - JulieHera DeStefano (A’95) produces documentary about female veterans
  • Restoring Vision - CMU scientist studying vision restoration receives U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs grant
  • Erasing Pain for Amputees - CMU-led research team develops nanostructural polymer-based treatments to eliminate painful bone formation
  • Saving Lives Abroad - Robotics Intitute researchers develop reconnaissance robot to aid in explosive ordnance disposal
  • Flying Cars - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards CMU's Robotics Institute contract to develop systems for a flying car
  • Enlisting Help - CMU's Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics helps improve energy and environmental effectiveness of Army installations