SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Thursday February 12, 2015
Lorrie Faith Cranor, professor of computer science and engineering and public policy, was a panelist at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on Feb. 13 at Stanford University. President Barack Obama announced the summit  as a way of bringing together stakeholders from industry, tech companies and law enforcement, as well as consumer and privacy advocates, law professors and students, to explore how best to bolster cybersecurity.
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Shilo Rea
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Monday February 09, 2015
What if the touchscreen of your smartphone or tablet could touch you back? What if touch was as integrated into our ubiquitous technology as sight and sound?Carnegie Mellon University and Northwestern University researchers have made a discovery that provides insight into how the brain makes sense of data from fingers.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 04, 2015
In a demonstration aboard a former U.S. Navy ship, a small quadrotor developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute and spin-off company Sensible Machines flew autonomously through dark, smoke-filled compartments to map fires and locate victims.
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Byron Spice
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Monday February 02, 2015
Uber and Carnegie Mellon University are announcing today a strategic partnership that includes the creation of the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, near the CMU campus. The center will focus on the development of key long-term technologies that advance Uber's mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere.
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Byron Spice
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Monday January 26, 2015
The Google Lunar XPrize has awarded a $1 million Milestone Prize to Astrobotic Technology for achieving technical goals set for its lunar landing system. It is the third Milestone Prize awarded to the Astrobotic and Carnegie Mellon University team that is preparing to land its robot on the moon.
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Susie Cribbs
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Friday January 23, 2015
Human-Computer Interaction Institute Director and Associate Professor Anind Dey has been elected to the CHI Academy — an honorary group of individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction (HCI).
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Byron Spice
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Friday January 23, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science has dedicated the new Citadel Teaching Commons — a lab and study space featuring collaborative and high-performance clusters that will help educate and train the next generation of computer scientists.Andrew Moore, dean of the School of Computer Science, hosted the Jan. 27 event at which Joseph Squeri, Citadel's chief information officer, cut a ceremonial ribbon before chatting with students and faculty members.
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Susie Cribbs
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Friday January 23, 2015
Today's big problems — becoming more energy independent or caring for an aging population — can't be solved in a vacuum. And while the Internet makes it easy to find and engage large groups of people in the problem-solving process, researchers need to advance the fundamental knowledge and technologies required for people to collectively explore and refine solutions to complex problems.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday January 22, 2015
An overview article on the parallels between biological and computational systems by Ziv Bar-Joseph, associate professor of computational biology, and Saket Navlakha, a former post-doctoral researcher in the Machine Learning Department who is now an assistant professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, is featured on the cover of January’s
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday January 21, 2015
Computer Science Professor Edmund M. Clarke is one of 18 eminent science and technology leaders sharing their ideas on hot science and technology topics this week as they mentor some of the world’s brightest young researchers at the Global Young Scientists Summit in Singapore.

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