SCS News 2021

October 2021

The National Institutes of Health logo for the SenNet program.

CMU CompBio Researchers Take Leading Roles in NIH SenNet Program

$125 Million Initiative Aims To Study Senescent Cells, Develop Treatments for Age-Related Diseases

By Aaron Aupperlee - Wednesday, October 20, 2021
A portrait of Adam Brodie

Leveraging Machine Learning for Playoff Wins

SCS Grad Working Behind the Scenes as Astros Compete in MLB Postseason

By Amanda Hartle - Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Portraits of Luis von Ahn and Tom Moran.

Luis von Ahn, Tom Moran Honored With Alumni Achievement Awards

By Aaron Aupperlee - Monday, October 18, 2021
An illustration of Lady Justice, with blindfold and scales, surrounded by a maze on a green background.

Machine Learning Can Be Fair and Accurate

CMU Researchers Dispel Theoretical Assumption About ML Trade-Offs in Policy Decisions

By Aaron Aupperlee - Friday, October 15, 2021
An aborist in a tree captures his work trimming a limb with a head-mounted camera.

CMU Helps Compile Largest Collection of First-Person Videos

Egocentric Data Valuable for Training Computer Vision Models

By Aaron Aupperlee - Thursday, October 14, 2021
Alex Li, Athiya Deviyani, Ranadeep Singh and Abuzar Khan pose in front of a dry erase board that shows the brainstorming they did to create their app, TwerkOut.

CMU Students Take Top Honors at Cornell's Hackathon With Twerk Out App

By Aaron Aupperlee - Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Collaged portraits of Ruochi Zhang, Jian Ma and Tianming Zhou.

Machine Learning Offers High-Definition Glimpse of How Genomes Organize in Single Cells

Research Developed Through $10 Million Effort Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health

By Niki Kapsambelis - Monday, October 11, 2021
A portrait of Jan Hoffmann.

Jan Hoffmann receives Amazon Research Award

By Daniel Tkacik - Wednesday, October 6, 2021
A collage of portraits of Xin Liu, Yan Liu, Rong Yan, Wei Xu, Yi Zhang, Jiangbo ‘Max’ Miao and Ying ‘Joy’ Zhang.

Language Technologies Institute Friends Unite To Create Chinese Alumni Fellowship

Collaborative Gift Among Largest in LTI History, Will Support Students in Need

By Aaron Aupperlee - Tuesday, October 5, 2021