News for year 2018

 
 
May 21, 2018
2018 Alumni Award Spotlight: Bill Strecker
Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering alumnus Bill Strecker loves to build things, and his life’s work has been putting things together in novel ways that solve problems.
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May 15, 2018
ECE Team wins IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems Best Paper Award
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May 14, 2018
Commencement and diploma ceremony information
The CMU commencement and ECE diploma ceremonies are on Sunday, May 20. Check the schedule of events to plan your day.
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May 11, 2018
Datta helps dispel myths about AI
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May 10, 2018
Rajkumar quoted in The Verge
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May 9, 2018
Datta cited by Fortune on the fairness of AI
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May 9, 2018
Datta cited by New Scientist on biased algorithms
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May 9, 2018
Koopman interviewed on AV safety
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May 7, 2018
Improving anti-virus software with approximations
Anti-virus software, that tiny icon on most computer screens that provides a huge service as the protective policeman of computer systems, is on its way to receiving a significant improvement.
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May 4, 2018
Grover and former Steeler Merrill Hoge interviewed by KDKA
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May 3, 2018
Peha believes FCC is heading in wrong direction
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April 30, 2018
ECE Day is Friday, May 4
An annual tradition, ECE Day takes place on the last day of classes, and is full of fun for students, faculty, and staff! Check out the schedule of events here.
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April 27, 2018
Koopman quoted on pedestrians and self-driving cars
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April 27, 2018
Rajkumar quoted by USA Today on Uber crash in Tempe
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April 25, 2018
CMU team in NASA Mars ice drilling competition
A team of engineering undergraduate students is one of 10 finalists competing to develop a robot that can drill ice on Mars for a prestigious NASA challenge.
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April 24, 2018
Koopman quoted on the difficulties of human operators in self-driving vehicles
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April 24, 2018
Rajkumar quoted on Uber collision
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April 16, 2018
Koopman quoted on self-driving technology
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April 16, 2018
Marculescu receives Celebration of Education Award
Marculescu is the recipient of the Barbara Lazarus Award, which recognizes exemplary contributions to fostering a welcoming and nurturing environment for graduate students and young faculty at Carnegie Mellon.
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April 13, 2018
Faculty and students win at IPSN 2018
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April 9, 2018
Improving cybersecurity with machine learning
Mahmood Sharif has been named a 2018 Symantec Research Lab Graduate Fellow and will continue his research in machine learning and cybersecurity in collaboration with Symantec.
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April 3, 2018
Yu quoted in Quanta on roadblocks to learning
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April 2, 2018
The 2018 CIT Dean's Early Career Fellows
Grover, Péraire, Sankaranarayanan, and Yağan are among the eight engineering faculty to received this award for their outstanding contributions to the university.
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April 2, 2018
Hezarkhani is a Defending Digital Democracy contest finalist
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April 2, 2018
Rutenbar’s startup raises $8 million in funding
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March 29, 2018
Lucia and students receive Best Paper Award at ASPLOS
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March 27, 2018
ECE students win Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM
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March 20, 2018
Narasimhan’s YinzCam, Inc. featured in GeekWire
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March 20, 2018
Using machine learning to understand microbial relationships
Marculescu, along with ECE Ph.D. student Chieh Lo, has developed a machine learning algorithm — called MPLasso — that uses data to infer associations and interactions between microbes in the GI microbiome.
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March 13, 2018
The learning brain is less flexible than we thought
New research from CMU and Pitt reveals that the brain has various mechanisms and constraints by which it reorganizes its neural activity when learning over the course of a few hours. The new research finds that, when learning a new task, the brain is less flexible than previously thought.
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March 9, 2018
Koopman to speak at PAAV Summit 2018
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March 9, 2018
Metro21: Smart Cities Institute launch
The Smart Cities Institute is a campus-wide academic center that will address the complex challenges facing metro areas in the 21st century and build on the exciting work that has already come out of Metro21.
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March 6, 2018
Koopman receives IEEE's Carl Barus Award
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March 6, 2018
Grover and Kelly receive Chuck Noll Foundation award
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March 6, 2018
Pileggi comments on vulnerability of US power grid
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February 28, 2018
Researchers develop camera to see through skin
Carnegie Mellon University is part of a five-year, $10 million program sponsored by the National Science Foundation to develop a new type of camera that peers deep beneath the skin to help diagnose and monitor a wide variety of health conditions.
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February 27, 2018
Datta stresses internal processes of AI
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February 27, 2018
Sekar quoted on Pyeongchang cyberattack
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February 27, 2018
Rowe heads research on future of edge computing
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February 26, 2018
Siewiorek recognized with IEEE Computer Society 2018 Taylor L. Booth Education Award
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February 22, 2018
Bain named new Associate Department Head for Academic Affairs of ECE
Professor James Bain will become the new Associate Department Head for Academic Affairs, effective June 1, 2018.
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February 20, 2018
Marculescu receives Kavčić-Moura Professorship
Radu Marculescu is one of four Carnegie Mellon University faculty members that have been appointed to new Kavčić-Moura Professorships, designed to provide sustained, long-term support for scholars across the university whose breakthroughs and discoveries have the potential to impact the world where human life and technology meet.
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February 16, 2018
Pileggi comments on benefits of microgrids in ChooseEnergy
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February 15, 2018
Parno receives 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship
The fellowship, awarded annually since 1955, honors early career scholars whose achievements put them among the very best scientific minds working today. Winners receive a two-year, $65,000 fellowship to further their research.
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February 15, 2018
Rowe quoted on CMU students' contribution to IoT field
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February 15, 2018
Carnegie Mellon University and Portugal renew and celebrate partnership
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February 14, 2018
ECE Valentine's Day poem contest winners
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February 13, 2018
Datta's study cited in New York Times book review
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February 5, 2018
Celebrating "SSL," the unsung hero of online shopping
Bryan Parno says it’s hard to imagine modern online shopping without a protocol like SSL or TLS. If you can’t communicate securely with the shopping site, then all of the information you send or receive could be intercepted along the way.
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February 1, 2018
Parno quoted on Chronicle, Alphabet's newest cybersecurity company
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January 29, 2018
Powering the smart cities of the future
CMU-SV’s Bob Iannucci and his students have developed the PowerDué: a prototyping platform that allows programmers, students, and makers alike to build their intuition about how much energy their code is using, and how to build better efficiency into their code from the get-go.
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January 25, 2018
New research center CONIX featured in TribLIVE
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January 24, 2018
ECE staff award nominees
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January 23, 2018
Creativity, curiosity, and engineering intersect at Build18
Build18’s mission is to provide students with a risk-free environment to pursue personal engineering challenges, where the only limiting factor to creation is their own ingenuity. The festival signifies the start of the spring semester and a chance for students to build for fun.
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January 23, 2018
College of Engineering remembers alumnus Yush Pal Gupta
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January 22, 2018
Brumley featured on SciTech Now
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January 18, 2018
Researchers recognized for face image generation work
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January 17, 2018
Bauer's research on facial recognition technology cited in Digital Trends
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January 16, 2018
Smarter networks to connect the edge to the cloud
Carnegie Mellon University will lead a $27.5 million Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) initiative to build more intelligence into computer networks.
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January 11, 2018
Should we be concerned about our privacy in a world of self-driving cars?
CyLab researchers find out what information, if any, is this sensor-covered vehicle collecting about you.
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January 10, 2018
Lucia receives NSF CAREER grant for energy-harvesting devices
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January 9, 2018
ARM announces new CEO
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January 8, 2018
College of Engineering's 2017 game changers
From engineering new materials to constructing smart systems, researchers in the College of Engineering are innovating for the future. Read some of our highlights from 2017.
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