SCS News 2023

June 2023

Portrait of Weina Wang.

Computer Science Professor Named ACM SIGMETRICS Rising Star

By Aaron Aupperlee - Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Portrait of Sam Westrick.

CSD Post-Doc Wins Top Dissertation Award

By Aaron Aupperlee - Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Portrait of Abhi Sharma against a background of illustrated windmills.

SCS Alum Helps Reduce Amazon's Carbon Footprint

By Elizabeth Speed - Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Close-up shot of a computer with red and green lights in a data center.

SCS, Meta Researchers Resolve Chronic Memory-Management Problem in Datacenters

Works Wins Best Paper Award at ISCA

By Aaron Aupperlee - Monday, June 26, 2023
This image shows many beams of light bending to create a three-dimensional tunnel.

Steering Light at the Speed of Sound

CMU Researchers Develop Ultrafast Light Steering Technology That Could Benefit LiDAR, Projectors, Imaging Systems

By Stacey Federoff - Wednesday, June 21, 2023
This image is composed of nine photos arranged in a three-by-three grid. Each photo shows a robot arm and gripper completing a task. From left to right, the tasks are: Top row - picking up a lid from a pot, opening a trash can lid, and taking a pot off a stove. Middle row - holding a vegetable on a cutting board, opening an oven door, and holding a can of soup. Bottom row - opening a drawer, picking up the telephone, and taking a knife from its rack.

CMU Researchers Expand Ability of Robots To Learn From Videos

Robots Able To Accomplish Tasks After Watching People Perform Them in any Environment

By Aaron Aupperlee - Tuesday, June 20, 2023
An evil looking cartoonish puple imp with antennae and green eyes looks out of a computer monitor.

"Eat a Tub of Expired Yogurt"

Recent CMU Grad Develops Hostile, Lying Chatbot as Ethics Exercise

By Stacey Federoff - Thursday, June 15, 2023
A rough crayon drawing of a woman with a human hand in the shot is on the left, while another crayon drawing of a human female with pigtails is on the right.

Al Should Be Kind and Fair, Young Black Girls Tell CMU Researchers

By Stacey Federoff - Tuesday, June 6, 2023
A light attached to the rear of a bike seat is lit up and red against a black background.

CMU Alumni Team Up at Velo.ai To Make Cycling Safer

Copilot Harnesses Autonomous Vehicle Technology To Alert Cyclists to Danger

By Jamie Martines - Thursday, June 1, 2023