SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Wednesday October 14, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Intel Labs Pittsburgh (ILP) have combined low-power, embedded processors typically used in netbooks with flash memory to create a server architecture that is fast, but far more energy efficient for data-intensive applications than the systems now used by major Internet services.
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Byron Spice
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Friday October 02, 2009
The role of data-intensive computing in scientific discovery will be the focus of this year's eScience Workshop 2009, which will be co-hosted by Microsoft Research and the School of Computer Science Oct. 15-17 in the Gates and Hillman Centers.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday September 30, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Daniel Munoz, a first-year Ph.D. student in robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, is the first recipient of the QinetiQ North America Robotics Fellowship, which will provide him with three years of educational support. The fellowship also includes an internship with QinetiQ North America.Munoz, a native of Fargo, N.D., earned a bachelor's degree from Carnegie Mellon in electrical and computer engineering, with a minor in computer science.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday September 22, 2009
PITTSBURGH— Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science (SCS) has added computational biology to its educational mix by incorporating the Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology as a new academic unit.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday September 16, 2009
PITTSBURGH—ReCAPTCHA Inc., a spin-off of Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Science Department, has been acquired by Google Inc. The Pittsburgh company developed online puzzles that serve the dual purpose of protecting Web sites and digitizing printed text.
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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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