SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Wednesday August 05, 2015
The newly established Siebel Energy Institute, a consortium of Carnegie Mellon and seven other research universities, marked its official launch Aug. 4 by announcing 24 seed grants, including three to CMU researchers.
By 
Abby Simmons
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Tuesday July 28, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University’s robot soccer team took home its fifth world championship without allowing a single goal at the 2015 RoboCup on July 22 in Heifi, China..The CMDragons won the final round of the Small Size League (SSL) 5-0 over MRL, a team from Qazvin Islamic Azad University in Iran.        
By 
Richard Lynch
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Tuesday July 28, 2015
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By 
Ken Walters
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Thursday July 23, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company Medrobotics Corp. announced today it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Flex® Robotic System, which is based on the research of CMU Robotics Institute Professor Howie Choset.
By 
Byron Spice
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Thursday July 16, 2015
Tom Mitchell, head of the Machine Learning Department, and Michael Jordan, professor of computer science at the University of California-Berkeley, have co-authored a review of “Trends, Perspectives and Prospects” for machine learning. The invited article, published in the July 17 issue of the journal Science, is part of a special section on artificial intelligence.
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Byron Spice (CMU), Kristina Grifantini (Salk Institute)
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Thursday July 16, 2015
When it comes to developing efficient, robust networks, the brain may often know best.Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have, for the first time, determined the rate at which the developing brain eliminates unneeded connections between neurons during early childhood.
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Byron Spice
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Thursday July 16, 2015
It’s big news when a car drives itself across the country. Earlier this year, news accounts heralded a car, outfitted by automotive supplier Delphi and using software from a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff, that did 99 percent of its own driving on a 3,400-mile trip from San Francisco to New York.
By 
Byron Spice
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Friday July 10, 2015
A newly released video from Time magazine, "Pittsburgh The Comeback," highlights the role of technology — particularly the contributions of Carnegie Mellon University — in the revitalization of Pittsburgh. SCS Dean Andrew Moore is among the community leaders interviewed on camera."My most important duty here as dean is to create the computer scientists who are frankly, I believe, going to be running the world in 2040," Moore said.The Robotics Institute's Martial Hebert, Tony Stentz and Clark Haynes also are prominently featured.
By 
Byron Spice
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Wednesday July 08, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University will turn its campus into a living laboratory for a Google-funded, multi-university expedition to create a robust platform that will enable Internet-connected sensors, gadgets and buildings to communicate with each other.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday July 07, 2015
Experiments by Carnegie Mellon University show that significantly fewer women than men were shown online ads promising them help getting jobs paying more than $200,000, raising questions about the fairness of targeting ads online.

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