News for year 2017

 
 
April 25, 2017
Savvides quoted in Vocativ on the benefits of iris scanners
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April 25, 2017
A grand challenge
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) gathered for a regional meeting and symposium at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute to discuss cybersecurity, which is now one of the greatest challenges in the 21st century.
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April 19, 2017
Narasimhan receives 25th Annual History Makers Award
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April 18, 2017
Carnegie Mellon hosts CPS Week 2017
CPS Week is the premier event on Cyber-Physical Systems. It brings together five top conferences, multiple workshops, tutorials, summits, and various exhibitions from both industry and academia.
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April 12, 2017
Rutenbar named Senior Vice Chancellor for Research at Pitt
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April 10, 2017
Academic conferences: where diverse people inspire one another
As the President of the Austrian Scientists & Scholars in North America, Franchetti attends the Forum, a non-profit association that facilitates intellectual dialogue among diverse people to solve Europe’s most pressing societal issues.
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April 4, 2017
Kovačević quoted in U.S News & World Report
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April 3, 2017
Pursuing innovation to impact the world
After JunSu’s military service requirement, and spending time in South Sudan, he better understands what tech means in the world and how it can be used.
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March 30, 2017
Morgan speaks at Carbon Emission Reduction Conference
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March 27, 2017
CyLab challenges high school students to give hacking a try
CMU aims to build a talent pipeline into the cyber workforce by introducing computer security skills to middle and high school students through picoCTF, a free, online hacking contest that starts March 31, 2017.
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March 24, 2017
Alum moves to the front of the line with Refill app
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March 23, 2017
Bhagavatula announced as interim vice president for research
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March 22, 2017
Kumar featured in MIT News for multirobot systems research
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March 21, 2017
Suppressing epileptic seizures via Anderson localization
Inspired by the solid-state physics phenomenon, Chamanzar and colleagues introduce a non-invasive approach to mitigate seizures.
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March 16, 2017
Datta publishes article on automated decision-making tasks
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March 15, 2017
Three time alumnus gives back
Strecker has always remained committed to the university that helped him become an innovator in the computer industry. Through the Dr. William D. and Nancy W. Strecker Early Career Professorship, they hope to further the university’s excellence by supporting the most exceptional professors early in their careers.
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March 14, 2017
Rajkumar leads research on self-driving vehicles
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March 8, 2017
International Women's Day
To showcase and celebrate the incredible talent that women bring to our field, the department hosts monthly events for our female community, including motivational speakers and networking receptions.
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March 8, 2017
Ozan Tonguz receives national and international coverage for vehicular networks research in IEEE Spectrum
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March 6, 2017
A hurricane shouldn't bankrupt your insurance company
Researchers received funding from the NSF’s Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) program to study the intersection between financial and physical infrastructure in response to disasters.
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March 3, 2017
Consumer Reports quotes Koopman on work with self-driving cars
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March 1, 2017
Rajkumar on teaching cars to interpret street signs
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February 27, 2017
Wearable tech hits the runway
One of our very own undergraduates worked with fashion designer Hussein Chalayan and his team of fashion technology designers to build wearable tech.
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February 24, 2017
Making the smart connection
Alumnus Mike Phillips uses speech recognition expertise to develop residential energy monitor
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February 24, 2017
Sankaranarayanan receives NSF CAREER grant to study light interactions
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February 21, 2017
Weldon and Yu receive professorships
As the highest academic award a university can bestow on a faculty member, professorships are reserved for those who show continued contributions in their field.
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February 17, 2017
Update on recent immigration-related actions
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February 16, 2017
Students host hackathon and innovation conference
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February 16, 2017
Innovation in brain imaging
Grover and his research team have been focused on improving the resolution of EEG neural imaging technology, a portable and non-invasive brain imaging system.
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February 15, 2017
Peha invited to serve on State Department committee
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February 14, 2017
ECE Valentine's Day poem contest winners and honorable mentions
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February 13, 2017
Rajkumar quoted in US News on Tesla Model 3
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February 13, 2017
The Circuit
Check out the newest issue of ECE's annual magazine, The Circuit.
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February 8, 2017
Meet the new ECE faculty members
As a new semester begins, we welcome four new faculty members to ECE. Meet Giulia Fanti, Carlee Joe-Wong, Gauri Joshi, and Bryan Parno.
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February 6, 2017
Savvides gives talk at IDGA conference
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February 3, 2017
HKN receives the 2015-2016 Outstanding Chapter Award
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February 2, 2017
Alumni famous in groundhog's inner circle
ECE alumni maintain the website and coordinate activities with schools.
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January 31, 2017
$3 million gift to support transfer of CMU inventions to the marketplace
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January 31, 2017
Strojwas honored with 2016 Phil Kaufman Award
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January 30, 2017
Classroom creativity leads to Rubik's Cube how-to guide
Let’s face it: we all know at least one person who constantly amazes us with their hidden talents. Now you can be that person, too, thanks to Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Chris Barker.
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January 25, 2017
Lucia featured in People of ACM
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January 25, 2017
CMU represents at Enigma
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January 25, 2017
Brumley featured in Cyberscoop
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January 24, 2017
Moura, Veloso, and Kavčićs give $16.5 million to CMU for data science and engineering education and research
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January 23, 2017
Hyperloop team heads to California for final competition
The final competition will take place January 27-29, with teams running their pods on Hyperloop's 1.5 mile vacuum tube test track.
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January 18, 2017
Datta quoted in Digital Trends on lack of diversity in AI industry
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January 17, 2017
Build18: creative minds welcome
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January 16, 2017
Pragna Mannam earned honorable mention for poem submitted to MLK Writing Awards
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January 11, 2017
Embedded.fm to feature Phil Koopman in upcoming podcast
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January 10, 2017
Rajkumar quoted in Wired on Tesla's plan for self-driving vehicles in 2017
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January 9, 2017
Hacking mobile games
CyLab researchers are helping mobile game developers improve security by hacking them.
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January 9, 2017
Phil Koopman quoted in de Volkskrant
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January 6, 2017
Lucia’s paper selected as IEEE Micro’s Top Picks in Computer Architecture
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January 4, 2017
Kovačević honored with IEEE SPS Technical Achievement Award
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January 4, 2017
Routers on wheels take the internet on the road
In major cities where the traffic is densely packed together, we are looking to use connected vehicle systems as an entirely new approach to providing internet access.
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January 4, 2017
Brumley pens op-ed on cybersecurity in Christian Science Monitor
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