SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Wednesday September 09, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Bill Gates, co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and chairman of Microsoft Corp., will present the keynote address at dedication ceremonies for the Gates Center for Computer Science and the Hillman Center for Future-Generation Technologies on Sept. 22 at Carnegie Mellon University.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday September 08, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Randal E. Bryant, University Professor and dean of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science, will receive this year's Phil Kaufman Award from the Electronic Design Automation Consortium and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA) for his impact on theory and practice on Electronic Design Automation (EDA).
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Byron Spice
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Thursday September 03, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Twenty Lakota high school students from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will learn how Carnegie Mellon University's GigaPan robotic camera can help them document their community next week during National Geographic's second Pine Ridge Photo Camp.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday September 03, 2009
Pre-G20 Conference Hosted by the Atlantic Council and Carnegie Mellon
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday September 01, 2009
Red Hat Summit— Chicago— Sept. 1, 2009 - Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has gifted a grant to Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science (SCS) to create a state-of-the-art, open source computer laboratory.  The laboratory, which will be officially dedicated later this year, will be available to all students, faculty and staff to promote the development and use of free and open source software.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday August 25, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University's Lorrie Cranor and her colleagues received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a Ph.D. program in usable privacy and security.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday August 19, 2009
PITTSBURGH-A multidisciplinary team led by Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist Edmund M. Clarke has received a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation's Expeditions in Computing program to create revolutionary computational tools that will advance science on a broad array of fronts, from discovering new cancer treatments to designing safer aircraft.
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Byron Spice
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Monday August 17, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Adrien Treuille, an assistant professor of computer science and robotics at Carnegie Mellon University who specializes in real-time computer simulation techniques, has been recognized by Technology Review magazine as one of the world's top 35 innovators under the age of 35.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday August 13, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University today announced the beta release of Alice 3, the latest version of an innovative software environment designed to take something challenging — learning about computer programming — and make it as fun as creating an animated movie or a video game.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday August 13, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an analytical technique to detect the multiple genetic variations that contribute to complex disease syndromes such as diabetes, asthma and cancer, which are characterized by multiple clinical and molecular traits.

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