SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Monday March 07, 2016
Justine Cassell, School of Computer Science associate dean for technology strategy and impact, has been named a corresponding fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). She is one of 56 distinguished individuals from science, the arts and business elected as fellows this year.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday March 03, 2016
The Robotics Institute’s Red Whittaker and the Andy lunar rover were on hand when Google, in partnership with Bad Robot and Epic Digital,  premiered the new documentary series, Moon Shot, at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, March 14. The series, including episode one featuring Red and Team Astrobotic, is available online for free. The nine-part docuseries, produced by Star Wars Episode VII director J.J.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday March 01, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center is inviting industry engineering, operations and research leaders to tour its Lawrenceville facility and learn more about how its cutting-edge technology can address their companies' needs.
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Susie Cribbs
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Tuesday March 01, 2016
Language Technologies Institute Director and Allen Newell Professor of Computer Science Jaime Carbonell will accept the 2015 Okawa Prize this week for "outstanding contributions to research in language technologies, machine learning and computational biology in the field of artificial intelligence."
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 24, 2016
Alumnus Ivan Sutherland, known as the father of computer graphics, will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 5, during a black-tie ceremony at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 24, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has announced the 18 young companies that make up the 2016 cohort for its Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday February 23, 2016
Abhinav Gupta, an assistant professor of robotics who specializes in computer vision and large-scale visual learning, is among 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers chosen as recipients of the 2016 Sloan Research Fellowships.A second Carnegie Mellon faculty member, Wesley Pegden, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, was also honored.
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Byron Spice
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Monday February 22, 2016
An unfortunate reality for cybersecurity researchers is that real-world data for their research too often comes via a security breach. Now computer scientists have devised a way to let organizations share statistics about their users' passwords without putting those same customers at risk of being hacked.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 17, 2016
A computer poker program called Baby Tartanian8 continued Carnegie Mellon's hot streak at the Annual Computer Poker Competition, taking first place in the total bankroll category and third place in the bankroll instant run-off category in the Heads-Up, No-Limit Texas Hold'em game.
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Shilo Rea
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Tuesday February 16, 2016
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently held a three-day conference to celebrate the achievements of its six Science of Learning Centers.

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