SCS News & Press Releases

Jessica Hodgins
By 
Barb Helfer
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Tuesday July 25, 2017
The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH) has named Jessica Hodgins, professor of computer science and robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, the 2017 recipient of its Steven Anson Coons Award for Outstanding Creative Contributions to Computer Graphics.
By 
Daniel Tkacik
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Tuesday July 25, 2017
At a time when cybersecurity pervades news headlines, it's fitting that a team of cybersecurity experts from Carnegie Mellon University may grab an unprecedented win this weekend in Las Vegas.Carnegie Mellon's competitive hacking team, the Plaid Parliament of Pwning, looks to win a fourth title at this year's DefCon cybersecurity conference. No other team has ever won more than three times in DefCon's 21-year history of what many refer to as the "World Series of Hacking."
By 
Byron Spice
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Tuesday July 25, 2017
What do Pittsburgh's "food boom," the establishment of Uber's Advanced Technologies Center and the return of Jean Yang to her hometown have in common? The School of Computer Science, says writer Steven Kurutz in the July 23 edition of The New York Times.
By 
Byron Spice
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Thursday July 13, 2017
Anind Dey, the Geschke Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, has been named dean of the University of Washington's Information School.
By 
Shilo Rea and Byron Spice
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Wednesday July 12, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University's Ruslan "Russ" Salakhutdinov, Kathryn Roeder and Larry Wasserman have received endowed professorships from UPMC to fund work in statistics, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics to help shape the future of healthcare.
By 
Byron Spice
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Wednesday July 12, 2017
Alexander Waibel, professor in the Language Technologies Institute and at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, has been named to the Leopoldina, the National Academy of Germany.
By 
Ed Desautels
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Friday July 07, 2017
David Garlan, professor of computer science in the Institute for Software Research, has been named the recipient of the Nancy Mead Award for Excellence in Software Engineering Education.
By 
Byron Spice
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Thursday July 06, 2017
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have enabled a computer to understand the body poses and movements of multiple people from video in real time — including, for the first time, the pose of each individual's fingers.
By 
Byron Spice
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Wednesday July 05, 2017
What began as a marketing campaign for a car company has turned into a passion project for a few Robotics Institute staff members: creating a solar-powered ventilation system to clear unhealthy cooking smoke from single-room African homes.
By 
Byron Spice
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Wednesday June 28, 2017
The School of Computer Science is preparing for its largest-ever incoming class of first-years this fall, with 206 students currently committed, continuing the school's efforts to meet the world's growing demand for computer scientists by increasing its undergraduate enrollment.

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