SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Friday May 26, 2017
A new interactive design tool developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute enables both novices and experts to build customized legged or wheeled robots using 3D-printed components and off-the-shelf actuators.
Malaysian ambassador and CHIMP robot
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday May 23, 2017
More than 30 ambassadors and their spouses visited the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) on Tuesday, May 23, as part of the U.S. State Department's latest "Experience America" trip to Pittsburgh.
Xiaolong Wang and Adams Wei Yu
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 17, 2017
Two School of Computer Science students are among 11 recipients of 2017 NVIDIA Graduate Fellowships. The company sponsors the annual program to recognize and support excellence in computing research using graphics processing units.
David Garlan and Mary Shaw
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Joshua Quicksall and Byron Spice
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Tuesday May 16, 2017
Institute for Software Research (ISR) professors Mary Shaw and David Garlan will receive IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering (TCSE) awards at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), May 20–28 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
CMU Offers New Product Management Degree
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Byron Spice (SCS) and Mara Falk (Tepper)
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Tuesday May 16, 2017
A new master's degree program at Carnegie Mellon University aims to teach computer scientists and engineers to become product managers, the much sought-after specialists in technical organizations who shepherd new products to market.
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Byron Spice
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Friday May 12, 2017
Daisy, a six-legged robot built by a Robotics Institute spinoff company, is one of several new robots featured in "Robot Revolution," an exhibit at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry that runs through Feb. 4, 2018.
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Byron Spice
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Friday May 12, 2017
Justine Cassell, associate dean of technology strategy and impact for the School of Computer Science, will present a keynote address on Wednesday, May 17, at a United Nations event on emerging technologies.
By 
Byron Spice
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Wednesday May 10, 2017
Ubiquitous sensors seem almost synonymous with the internet of things (IoT), but some Carnegie Mellon University researchers say ubiquitous sensing — with a single, general purpose sensor for each room — may be better.
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Daniel Tkacik
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Monday May 08, 2017
One of the most popular passwords in 2016 was "qwertyuiop," even though most password meters will tell say it's a weak choice. The problem is that no existing meters offer any good advice to make it better — until now.
By 
Byron Spice
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Monday May 08, 2017
Touch sensing is most common on small, flat surfaces such as smartphone or tablet screens. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, however, can turn surfaces of a wide variety of shapes and sizes into touchpads using tools as simple as a can of spray paint.Walls, furniture, steering wheels, toys and even Jell-O can be turned into touch sensors with the technology, dubbed Electrick.

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