SCS News & Press Releases

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Byron Spice
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Wednesday March 04, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Three Carnegie Mellon University students will be awarded APC Fellowships for Data Center Efficiency Research during a program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 5 at the Collaborative Innovation Center at 4720 Forbes Ave. The APC Research Fellowships support Carnegie Mellon Ph.D.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday March 03, 2009
Master of Software Engineering Professional Programs faculty member, Tony Lattanze (MSE '95), recently published his first book, "Architecting Software Intensive Systems:  A Practitioner's Guide". Focusing on the architecture centric design method (ACDM), this book provides insight into designing software architectures for systems, and how to effectively use architectural design artifacts once created.  A book-signing will be held at the Carnegie Mellon Bookstore on Wednesday, March 25th, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday March 03, 2009
RI graduate student, Marek Michalowski, is featured in Post-Gazette for his work with robots and autistic children. Michael's favorite robot, Keepon, is "being used to study how children interact socially, and whether the robot might particularly be able to help children with autism". Read Post-Gazette article and watch Keepon on YouTube
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 25, 2009
Polo Chau, a doctoral candidate in the Machine Learning Department, is one of three recipients this year of the Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship, awarded to promising graduate students with a demonstrated interest in solving real-world information security, storage and systems management problems.
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Byron Spice
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Wednesday February 25, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Small robots the size of riding mowers could prepare a safe landing site for NASA's Moon outpost, according to a NASA-sponsored study prepared by Astrobotic Technology Inc. with technical assistance from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute.Astrobotic Technology and Carnegie Mellon researchers analyzed mission requirements and developed the design for an innovative new type of small lunar robot under contract from NASA's Lunar Surface Systems group.
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Byron Spice
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Monday February 23, 2009
PITTSBURGH—More than two dozen industry partners have joined with Carnegie Mellon University and other Pittsburgh-area universities and community colleges to create an associate degree program that will train technicians to build and maintain robots and other embedded computer systems, which have become ubiquitous in today's world.
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Byron Spice
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Friday February 20, 2009
PITTSBURGH—Grafitter, a technology that makes it easy to collect information about yourself over time and depict it in graph form on Twitter, is the 2009 winner of Carnegie Mellon University's second annual Smiley Award. The award, sponsored by Yahoo! Inc. recognizes innovation in technology-assisted person-to-person communication and is open to all undergraduate and graduate students at the university.
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Byron Spice
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Friday February 20, 2009
Current faculty members in the Institute for Software Research are authors of four of the 35 articles chosen by the editors of IEEE Software as the best peer-reviewed articles published during the magazine's first 25 years. Another four articles have authors with Carnegie Mellon ties.Mary Shaw, the Alan J. Perlis professor of computer science, is one of just four authors to have two articles in the Top 35 list.
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Byron Spice
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Tuesday February 17, 2009
Ryan O'Donnell and Luis von Ahn, both assistant professors of computer science, are recipients of Sloan Research Fellowships for 2009, which include two-year grants of $50,000.
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Byron Spice
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Friday February 13, 2009

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