|Statistical timing pioneer moves to transistors|
|EE Times: January 31, 2007|
Extreme DA Corp., a company based on research by former ECE postdoc Mustafa Celik and his faculty advisor, Larry Pileggi, has acquired Xigmix Inc., which was co-founded by ECE Systems Scientist Xin Li and Pileggi. Extreme DA specializes in statistical timing analysis for ICs, and adds Xigmix's transistor-level statistical characterization and optimization to their toolset.
|FutureCar: The Brain|
|Discovery Channel News: February 14, 2007|
Raj Rajkumar will be interviewed on the Discovery Channel's FutureCar episode, "The Brain," about the powerful computer that will be the brain of tomorrow's automobile. Showtimes are Feb. 28 at 8 p.m., Mar. 1 at 12 a.m. and 7 p.m., and Mar. 3 at 6 p.m. Rajkumar, Professor of ECE and CS, co-directs the GM Collaborative Research Lab and directs the Real-Time and Multimedia Systems Lab.
|Educating Engineers for the New Market|
|BusinessWeek Online: February 27, 2007|
Pradeep Khosla, College of Engineering dean and Phillip and Marsha Dowd Professor of ECE and Robotics, talks about training our students to compete in the global marketplace.
|CMU's Response to Off-shoring|
|BusinessWeek Online: July 10, 2007|
Pradeep Khosla, College of Engineering dean and Phillip and Marsha Dowd Professor of ECE and Robotics, responds to the issue of globalization.
|Wireless Spectrum for Safety Hits Roadblocks|
|Washington Post: July 23, 2007|
Jon Peha, Professor of EPP and ECE, comments on the potential returns for wireless investor Morgan O'Brien in a possible agreement with the FCC.
|National safety communications network touted|
|Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: July 24, 2007|
Jon Peha, Professor of EPP and ECE, encourages the government to develop a national safety communications network.
|A robot that walks on water|
|Gizmag: July 27, 2007|
Researchers in the NanoRobotics Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon led by Metin Sitti, Assistant Professor of MechE, RI, and ECE, are working on a water runner robot that mimics the motions of the Basilisk, or "Jesus lizard," dashing across the water's surface.
|Summer science program still inspiring students|
|Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: July 31, 2007|
Todd Mowry, Associate Professor of CS and ECE, discovered his passion for computers at the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon 24 years ago. Today, the program is going strong in its 25th year.
|Experts: Nothing is 100 percent secure|
|ABC News: August 8, 2007|
MySecureCyberspace advises average users on cybersecurity issues, reports Pradeep Khosla, College of Engineering dean and Phillip and Marsha Dowd Professor of ECE and Robotics, in an article about computer security.
|Storage Guru: Q. & A. With Garth Gibson|
|eWEEK: August 9, 2007|
Associate Professor of CS and ECE Garth Gibson, who is chief technology officer of Panasas, discusses PanFS, a parallel file system he co-developed that may evolve into an industry standard, pNFS (parallel network file system).
|OK, smarty pants, chill me a beer then jump in the washing machine|
|Sydney Morning Herald: August 14, 2007|
Daniel Siewiorek, Buhl University Professor of ECE and CS and director of the HCII, mentions while building switches or tiny microphones into clothes that could connect with mobile phones would not be difficult, there are hurdles to developing smart clothing-including incorporating it throughout your daily wardrobe and putting it through the laundry.
|France's environmental bureaucracy to expand purview|
|USA Today: September 27, 2007|
Granger Morgan encourages France to talk about its plans to combat global warming, predicting heightened communications could indirectly influence emissions world-wide. Morgan is a Professor of ECE and Heinz and is the Lord Professor and Department Head of EPP.
|Qolt: The amazing technology that helps seniors stay independent|
|Pop City Media: October 3, 2007|
Takeo Kanade directs the Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) Center, a partnership between Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. QoLT develops robotics to help those with reduced functional capabilities live independently. Kanade is the U.A. and Helen Whitaker Professor of CS and Robotics and a Professor of ECE.
|Snooping service techs may make home computers unsafe havens for personal files|
|Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: October 3, 2007|
[Pradeep Khosla], College of Engineering dean and Phillip and Marsha Dowd Professor of ECE and Robotics, warns computer users that technicians may be able to access your data when they work on your equipment if you do not protect it with a password.
|Carnegie Mellon project redefines network design|
|SCDsource: November 30, 2007|
From networks-on-chip for multiprocessor ICs to networks of wireless video sensors, the System Level Design Group at Carnegie Mellon University is breaking new ground in design methodology. The project combines "good science" with electrical engineering, says Radu Marculescu, Associate Professor of ECE.
|How insects walk or bounce on water?|
|The Times of India: December 8, 2007|