SCS News 2024

February 2024

A fruit bat hangs upside down from a branch, with a bunch of red grapes or berries in the background.

Similar Genetic Elements Underlie Vocal Learning in Mammals

AI-Identified Non-Gene Regulatory DNA Associated With Autism in Humans

By Ken Chiacchia - Thursday, February 29, 2024
Portrait of Mary Shaw.

Shaw Receives IEEE Computer Society's TCSE Lifetime Achievement Award

By Aaron Aupperlee - Wednesday, February 28, 2024
A man lies propped in a bed below a poster of Greece with playing cards displayed on a table in front of him. A woman on the side of the photo holds cards in her hand.

SCS Researchers Learn Much From In-Home Test of Adaptive Robot Interface

Head-Worn Assistive Device Impresses Expert Evaluator Henry Evans During Trial

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Collaged headshots of Nathan Beckmann, Aaditya Ramdas, Justine Sherry and Virginia Smith against a red plaid background.

Four SCS Faculty Named 2024 Sloan Research Fellows

By Aaron Aupperlee - Tuesday, February 20, 2024
A robot that looks like a cylinder on wheels traverses through a pipe that is shades of blue with obvious oxidation marks.

CMU Robotics Institute Develops System To Detect and Fix Problems in Gas Pipelines

Wheeled Robot Promises To Reduce Repair Costs by Working Inside Existing Pipes

By Byron Spice - Thursday, February 1, 2024