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Monday, September 16, 2019

Brain changes when mastering new skills

Mastering a new skill—whether a sport, an instrument, or a craft—takes time and training. While it is understood that a healthy brain is capable of learning these new skills, how the brain changes in order to develop new behaviors is a relative mystery.
Monday, September 09, 2019

Security and privacy need to be easy

A brief history of usability research at Carnegie Mellon
Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Detecting good vibrations, with pigs

ECE and CEE researchers use vibrational sensors to detect sick pigs and improve farm efficiency.
Monday, August 26, 2019

Li receives a DARPA Young Faculty Award

Professor Qing Li is the recipient of a prestigious 2019 Young Faculty Award from the US Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Monday, August 26, 2019

New faculty members join the ECE community

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering ushers in the 2019-2020 academic year with four new faculty members, strengthening the innovative research fields of microsystems, nanotechnology, and cybersecurity.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Exploring the essence of big data

Chi has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Established in 1996, the PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who have begun their independent research careers and have shown exceptional promise for advancing their fields.
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