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Byron Spice
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Wednesday June 02, 1999
PIONEER, a small,bulldozer-like mobile robot, developed in part by Robotics Institute researchers and built by university spinoff RedZone Robotics, Inc., to inspect and assess the interior of the destroyed nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, made its official debut in Ukraine last Thursday.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday June 01, 1999
James H. Morris, the Herbert A. Simon professor of human computer interaction and head of the Computer Science Department since 1992, has been named dean of the School of Computer Science (SCS), effective July 1.Morris, the developer of Carnegie Mellon's Andrew system in the early 1980s, succeeds Raj Reddy, the Herbert A. Simon professor of computer science and robotics and founder of Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute. Reddy will return to research and teaching after seven years at the helm of SCS.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday May 06, 1999
The School of Computer Science honored three outstanding staff members at its Fifth Annual Staff Recognition Ceremony and Celebration May 3. Tina Cobb, project community coordinator in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Laura Forsyth, executive assistant in the Computer Science Department and Paul Mazaitis, a research programmer in CSD's Parallel Data Lab, were chosen from a field of 13 nominees. Each received a certificate of merit, a crystal obelisk and a monetary award in recognition of their contributions to their colleagues and the school.
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Byron Spice
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Monday May 03, 1999
Community Technology Partnerships, a group of 16 organizations that have been collaborating with Carnegie Mellon students and faculty on technology issues, including e-commerce and computers in communities, will present their findings and demonstrate an e-commerce Web site at a public meeting Tuesday, May 4, in Rangos Hall, second floor, University Center on the Carnegie Mellon campus.
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Byron Spice
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Friday April 16, 1999
Robotics experts from around the world will gather in Pittsburgh, April 25-29, to hear more than 140 papers on the state of robotics in industry, academia and government research laboratories at the Eighth Bi-Annual International Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote Systems. The event is sponsored by the American Nuclear Society, Carnegie Mellon University and the U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Technology Center at the Westin William Penn Hotel.
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Byron Spice
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Monday March 15, 1999
For years Todd Mowry had planned on becoming a doctor, but five weeks at Carnegie Mellon's Governor's School for the Sciences, a summer program for gifted high school students, abruptly changed his career path. He got his first taste of working with computers that summer of 1983, and he hasn't stopped since.
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Byron Spice
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Friday March 12, 1999
The Computer Science Department honored 10 faculty and staff members for excellent performance at its fourth annual Whole Department Meeting. Award winners were Garth Gibson and Paul Stockhausen, AnnMarie Zanger, Sharon Burks and Will Uther, Dan Siewiorek and Edmund Clarke, Randy Bryant, Kirk Berthold and Chris Colohan.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday January 05, 1999
Science students in three Pennsylvania high schools accompanied a Robotics Institute research team on a two-week-long mission to Antarctica late last year. Well, virtually speaking, that is.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday January 05, 1999
Carnegie Mellon researchers have developed a new type of haptic interface for computers that enables users to virtually reach into their screens and physically interact with simulated objects and environments."Haptic" refers to something sensed by active touch.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday April 09, 1997
PITTSBURGH-Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science (SCS) will host a summer institute on campus for advanced placement (AP) computer science teachers geared to learning and teaching the C++ programming language and developing skills to recruit and retain female students in the field of computer science. The project is sponsored by Carnegie Mellon, the Intel Foundation and the National Science Foundation, which has given the university a $650,000, three-year grant to facilitate the program.

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