SCS News 2023

February 2023


Xing Receives Amazon Research Award

By Adam Kohlhaas - Tuesday, February 28, 2023
CMU Rales Fellows wordmark.

SCS Part of Groundbreaking Initiative To Broaden Access to STEM Education by CMU, Rales Foundation

$150 Million Investment Aims To Eliminate Cost as Barrier to Graduate Education, Create Distinctive Ecosystem To Ensure Success

By Brian Thornton - Wednesday, February 22, 2023
A robotic hand maneuvers a box in a photo on the left. But pushing it toward the side of a bin, it can grasp the side of the box, which is show in the photo on the right.

CMU Robotics Researchers Aim To Grasp the Ungraspable

New Work Uses AI To Maximize Grasping With Simple Robot Grippers

By Aaron Aupperlee - Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Headshots of Rashmi Vinayak and Yuanzhi Li.

SCS Faculty Earn 2023 Sloan Research Fellowships

By Kayla Papakie - Friday, February 17, 2023
Three thin, whispy wooden stalks branch off a small plant bud and pierce the ground.

Engineered Magic: Wooden Seed Carriers Mimic the Behavior of Self-Burying Seeds

Geometric Design and Engineering of Biodegradable Materials Could Improve Versatility, Efficiency of Aerial Seeding

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, February 15, 2023
A decorative aerial photo of Baltimore shows its many row homes against a blue sky. A church is in the center of the photo.

AI and Machine Learning Identify Hazardous Buildings in Baltimore

By Jennifer Monahan - Monday, February 13, 2023
Portrait of Brad Myers.

Myers Named HCII Director

By Susie Cribbs - Monday, February 6, 2023
Portrait of Tuomas Sandholm.

Sandholm Earns AAAI Award for Artificial Intelligence That Benefits Humanity

SCS Professor Recognized for Work on Organ Exchanges

By Aaron Aupperlee - Thursday, February 2, 2023