SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Friday December 10, 2010
Technology Eventually Could Be Used to Study Deep Coral ReefsThe two-story Open Oceans tank at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium contains 100,000 gallons of salt water, 30 species of sea life— and one submersible robot, or Reefbot, named CLEO.
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Byron Spice
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Friday December 10, 2010
Her Pioneering Work Has Established Robot Soccer as an Important Research Tool PITTSBURGH - Manuela M. Veloso, a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named a fellow of the Institute for Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)for her contributions to the development of cognition, perception and action in autonomous robot teams.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday December 09, 2010
Research Universities and HBCUs Expand Robotics Education AlliancePITTSBURGH—The National Science Foundation (NSF) has extended its support for an alliance of nine major research universities, including Carnegie Mellon University, and 19 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that encourages African American students to pursue graduate training and research careers in robotics and computer science.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday December 08, 2010
Sara Kiesler, Hillman Professor of Computer Science and Human-Computer Interaction, and Christos Faloutsos, professor of computer science, are among 41 distinguished scientists recognized by the Association of Computing Machinery as 2010 Fellows.
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Byron Spice
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Monday December 06, 2010
Every Student Should Understand How a Computer Works, Say CMU Co-authorsPITTSBURGH—Computer-related technology is increasingly driving the U.S. economy, yet computer science education is scant in most American elementary and secondary school classrooms and the number of introductory and Advanced Placement courses in computer science has actually declined in the last five years, according to a report released this fall.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday December 02, 2010
Popular Live Show Also Available as WebcastPITTSBURGH—BVW 2010, a freewheeling show produced by students in Carnegie Mellon University's Building Virtual Worlds (BVW) class, will showcase their latest ideas in interactive digital entertainment during performances on Saturday, Dec. 11 in the Philip Chosky Theater of the university's Purnell Center for the Arts.
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Byron Spice
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Monday November 22, 2010
Top Award-Winning Computer Scientists Will Share Their Wisdom in Keynote TalksPITTSBURGH—Frances Allen and Barbara Liskov, the first two women to receive the highest honor in computer science, the A.M. Turing Award, will share their insights on computer science research with undergraduate women March 4-6, 2011, during OurCS, a workshop at Carnegie Mellon University.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday November 16, 2010
Linda M. Northrup, director of the Research, Technology, and System Solutions Program at Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute, is one of six Association for Computing Machinery 2010 Distinguished Engineers. She is among 47 members from 40 countries that the ACM this year is recognizing as Distinguished Members for their contributions to practical and theoretical aspects of computing.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday November 16, 2010
National Pilot Program Facilitates Kidney Paired-Donation Transplants
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Byron Spice
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Monday November 15, 2010
Carnegie Mellon and PghTech Women Network™ Boost Tech Options For GirlsPITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University's Field Robotics Center (FRC) and the PghTech Women Network™ have launched an all-girl robotics team, girlsFIRST, which will compete in a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) regional event in spring 2011.

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