SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 25, 2015
Astrobotic Technology, which is pursuing the Google Lunar XPrize together with Carnegie Mellon University, will not only deliver its own robot to the moon, but will also transport a pair of rovers for Hakuto, the only Japanese team in the competition.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 25, 2015
The IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) is the world's largest robotics conference and, like members of the robotics field, its organizers predominantly have been men. This year, however, the conference committee is composed entirely of women, with Carnegie Mellon University providing one of the largest contingents.
By 
Philip Lehman
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Monday February 23, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University today announced that Herman Herman will succeed Anthony Stentz as director of its National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC), effective today.
By 
Byron Spice
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Monday February 23, 2015
Ariel Procaccia, assistant professor in the Computer Science Department, is one of 126 early-career scientists and scholars from 57 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada who are recipients of 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships.
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Thursday February 19, 2015
CBS This Morning — Saturday recently featured a report by correspondent Anthony Mason about Manuela Veloso, professor of computer science, and her artificial intelligence research involving the CoBot robots. Watch the segment here.
By 
Byron Spice
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Thursday February 19, 2015
Waleed Ammar, a Ph.D. student in the Language Technologies Institute, is one of two Carnegie Mellon University students and one of just 15 graduate students from across North America chosen as 2015 Google Ph.D. Fellows.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday February 19, 2015
Two SCS privacy researchers, Lorrie Cranor of the Institute for Software Research, and Jason Hong of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, discussed how smartphones are used to gather personal information about users on the Feb.
By 
Byron Spice
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Thursday February 19, 2015
The Carnegie Mellon University Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site has announced its 2015 spring cohort of 16 startup companies that are commercializing innovations ranging from online tools for identifying sex traffickers to technologies for bio-printing 3-D tissues for regenerative medicine.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday February 17, 2015
About 800 applicants to one of SCS’s master’s programs, the Master of Science in Computer Science program in the Computer Science Department, on Monday were erroneously sent acceptance letters via email. This error was the result of serious mistakes in our process for generating acceptance letters. Once the error was discovered, the university moved quickly to notify affected applicants.
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Susie Cribbs
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Tuesday February 17, 2015
When it's time to buy a new appliance, like a stove, few consumers just rush headlong into the purchase. They check multiple retailers' websites, possibly read reviews in consumer-centered magazines, talk to friends and family members about their recent purchases and if they're satisfied with the price and quality. Finally, after days or months, they may even visit multiple stores before deciding on their new appliance.

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