SCS News & Press Releases

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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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Byron Spice
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Thursday August 13, 2009
PITTSBURGH—The pogo stick, once just a springy toy that helped kids hop a few inches off the ground, has evolved into high-performance equipment for extreme athletes, capable of launching people eight feet or more into the air. And arguably the most extreme of these new sticks is the "BowGo," developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday July 21, 2009
Students from Carnegie Mellon and four historically black universities teamed up to take first place and win a special acknowledgment in the IJCAI 2009 Student Robotics Challenge. The students used the Chiara hexapod robot designed in CMU's Tekkotsu lab (see Chiara-Robot.org).The team consisted of:
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Byron Spice
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Friday July 10, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Carlos Guestrin, Finmeccanica Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Machine Learning in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science, has won a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday July 09, 2009
Bossa Nova Robotics, a 2005 spinoff from the Robotics Institute, came to campus July 9 to unveil to the news media its first commercial products - a pair of toy robots called Prime-8 and Penbo.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday July 08, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) Press announces the release of "Well Played 1.0: Video Games, Value and Meaning," a book for analyzing and understanding video games. The book is edited by Drew Davidson, program director of ETC-Pittsburgh, and features the work of 22 developers, scholars, reviewers and bloggers who look at video games through various levels of experience.

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