SCS News & Press Releases

By 
Daniel Tkacik
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Monday June 26, 2017
In the days of Prohibition, thirsty men and women used a secret knock to enter speakeasies. Occasionally, a nefarious sort who'd been rejected from the club would study the secret knock from afar and use it to gain admission.Thanks to new research from Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab, secret knocks may be on their way to your shared online accounts. But this time around, machine learning will ensure that no unwanted onlookers use that knock to gain access to your information.
By 
Shilo Rea
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Thursday June 22, 2017
RoboTutor, educational technology developed at Carnegie Mellon University that teaches children basic math and reading skills, has been named a semifinalist in the $15 million Global Learning XPRIZE competition.
By 
Byron Spice
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Thursday June 22, 2017
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab are rolling out new features in Smell PGH, a smartphone app that helps Pittsburgh area residents collectively report foul odors and alert each other to suspicious smells that waft through city neighborhoods and suburbs.
By 
Byron Spice
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Wednesday June 14, 2017
Two teams of Ph.D. students in the School of Computer Science are among eight U.S. winners of 2017 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships.
By 
Byron Spice
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Monday June 05, 2017
Jesse Dunietz, a Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science Department, will spend 10 weeks this summer at the New York offices of Scientific American magazine as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Mass Media fellow.
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Wednesday May 31, 2017
The Surtrac intelligent traffic signaling system developed by the Robotics Institute and spun off as Rapid Flow Technologies has won the Smart Cities Global Innovation Award for Mobility organized by France's Le Monde newspaper.
By 
Byron Spice
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Friday May 26, 2017
A new interactive design tool developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute enables both novices and experts to build customized legged or wheeled robots using 3D-printed components and off-the-shelf actuators.
Malaysian ambassador and CHIMP robot
By 
Byron Spice
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Tuesday May 23, 2017
More than 30 ambassadors and their spouses visited the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) on Tuesday, May 23, as part of the U.S. State Department's latest "Experience America" trip to Pittsburgh.
Xiaolong Wang and Adams Wei Yu
By 
Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 17, 2017
Two School of Computer Science students are among 11 recipients of 2017 NVIDIA Graduate Fellowships. The company sponsors the annual program to recognize and support excellence in computing research using graphics processing units.
David Garlan and Mary Shaw
By 
Joshua Quicksall and Byron Spice
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Tuesday May 16, 2017
Institute for Software Research (ISR) professors Mary Shaw and David Garlan will receive IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) awards at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), May 20–28 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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