SCS News 2021

December 2021

Collaged portraits of Keenan Crane, Jodi Forlizzi, Lining Yao and Jian Ma.

SCS Faculty Receive Endowed Professorships

By Aaron Aupperlee - Thursday, December 16, 2021
Different uses for repulsive forces to optimize shapes are depicted in a collage, including 3D models of the internal structure of a rabbit, the interior of a human hand, and muscles in a human arm.

Repulsive Energies Lead CMU Researchers To Rethink Computer Graphics

By Aaron Aupperlee - Monday, December 13, 2021
Two young girls, both with dark hair, use a soldering iron under the guidance of an adult man wearing a grey pullover with a facemask and safety glasses.

CMU's Girls of Steel Receive Grant From Lemelson-MIT Program To Create BuzzBand

Wearable Fitness Device Designed for Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders

By Aaron Aupperlee - Thursday, December 9, 2021
The Highbay at NREC: a long industrial room with a vaulted ceiling. A spiral staircase in the foreground connects the main floor to the second floor. An autonomous SUV is parked in the middle of the main floor.

NREC Has Transformational Economic Impact

New Report Finds Center Has Helped Advance Its Neighborhood, Region and Industry

By Gera Jochum - Wednesday, December 8, 2021
A selection of cards from the game Energy Utopia.

Games for Change: CMU Course Strategizes Around Sustainability

By Michael Henninger - Tuesday, December 7, 2021
A sleek black and red racecar on a red background with the words "Learn To Race Challenge: Safe Learning for Autonomous Driving"

CMU's Roborace Team Launches Virtual, Autonomous Racing Challenge

By Aaron Aupperlee - Monday, December 6, 2021
A photo of a member of the Iris team working on the rover as it is secured to the payload deck.

CMU's Iris Rover Secured to Lunar Lander

Integration Among Final Steps Before Launch of Student-Led Moon Mission

By Aaron Aupperlee - Thursday, December 2, 2021
Five students — a male, three females and another male — pose in front of the U.S. Capitol.

LTI Ph.D. Leads CMU Students Setting New Voting Trends

By Ann Lyon Ritchie - Wednesday, December 1, 2021