SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Thursday September 17, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University — with a big assist from the School of Computer Science — sent the largest delegation of any university to the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Sept. 9–11 in Dalian, China.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday September 16, 2015
The Siebel Scholars Foundation has named six Carnegie Mellon University graduate students to the 2016 class of Siebel Scholars, including one in the field of energy science, which is newly added to the program this year.Matt Wytock was named as a scholar in energy science, while John Dickerson, Rohit Girdhar, Po-Yao Huang, Jeffrey Rzeszotarski and Xun Zheng were honored as exceptional students in computer science.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday September 15, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University's TechBridgeWorld research group today announced the release of open source software that can help educators of children with hearing disabilities create video dictionaries of sign languages and use games that encourage vocalization by children learning to speak.    
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Byron Spice
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Friday September 04, 2015
Four graduate students in the School of Computer Science are among 14 selected by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship as 2015 James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows.The new fellows include:
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Byron Spice
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Thursday September 03, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University is sending the largest delegation of any university to the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian, China, next week, along with robots and Big Data visualization demonstrations that will run throughout the three-day event.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday September 02, 2015
Pittsburgh magazine’s annual listing of the 50 Most Powerful People includes CMU President Subra Suresh and SCS Dean Andrew Moore.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday September 01, 2015
HERB, the robot butler, and CHIMP, the semi-humanoid that was one of the top finishers in the DARPA Robotics Challenge in June, share the silver screen with such robots as Honda's ASIMO, Boston Dynamics' Atlas and a European consortium's iCUB humanoid in National Geographic
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Byron Spice
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Thursday August 27, 2015
Joseph F. Traub, a pioneering computer scientist who led Carnegie Mellon's Computer Science Department during a crucial period in its history, died unexpectedly Aug. 24 in Santa Fe, NM. He was 83.
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Byron Spice
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Monday August 24, 2015
A paper by Human-Computer Interaction Institute researchers that examined how to motivate people to adopt online security measures by sharing information about how their friends use such tools received an honorable mention in the National Security Agency's third annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition. The paper, by HCII Ph.D.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday August 20, 2015
The IEEE has honored James A. Gosling (CS'83), chief software architect at Liquid Robotics, with the 2015 John von Neumann Medal for his pioneering work on Java and other programming languages and environments.

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