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It's the end of an era: The co-founders of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, CMU's Michael Levine and Pitt's Ralph Roskies, are stepping down after 30 years.
Their work has been part and parcel of numerous scientific studies and research breakthroughs over the past three decades. Now the particle physicists who founded the ...
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Congratulations to SCS seniors Rachel Holladay and Ananya Kumar, recipients of this year's Mark Stehlik SCS Alumni Undergraduate Impact Scholarship.
The School of Computer Science has named rising seniors Rachel Holladay and Ananya Kumar the recipients of this year's Mark Stehlik SCS Alumni Undergraduate Impact Scholarship. Now in its second year, the Stehlik Scholarship recognizes undergraduate students near the end of their Carnegie Mellon ...
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Navigating the privacy settings on your smartphone can require you to make more than 100 confusing decisions.

Well, guess what? There's now a smartphone app, developed at CMU, that helps simplify things.
Chalk up one more task a smartphone app may do better than you: figuring out your privacy settings. A field study suggests that a personalized privacy assistant app being developed at Carnegie Mellon University can simplify the chore of setting permissions for your smartphone apps.
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Compassion plays a role in a great engineering project, conclude researchers who examined development and deployment of a Braille writing tutor by CMU's TechBridgeWorld.
The development of an electronic Braille writing tutor at a school for the blind in India has been a labor of love over the past decade for M. Bernardine Dias and her Carnegie Mellon University colleagues, students and staff. And for the past year, it has provided a research window into the role ...
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FactCheck.org asked CMU research scientists to analyze a voice recording and determine the real identity of Donald Trump's spokesman "John Miller."
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Andrew’s Leap was “an eye-opening experience,” says Brendan Meeder (CS 2007, 2015) of the long-running summer enrichment program for middle-school and high-school students which was recently renamed Leap at CMU.

After his experience with Leap, there was little doubt that Meeder wanted to go into computer science, and attend Carnegie Mellon.
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A new computational design tool can turn a flat sheet of plastic or metal into a complex 3-D shape, such as a mask, sculpture or even a lady's high-heel shoe.
A tool developed by CMU and EPFL researchers can determine a pattern of perforations that enables flat pieces of metal or plastic to stretch uniformly and assume 3-D shapes. Here, perforations in a copper sheet allow it to take the shape of a mask.
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Congratulations to senior Rachel Holladay of Slidell, La., winner of a 2016 Collegiate Award from the NCWIT.

Holladay was recognized for her research excellence and her leadership, in and out of the classroom.
Before she even arrived at Carnegie Mellon University in 2013, Rachel Holladay had already built a mapping website that displayed geochemical physical data about the Gulf of Mexico for the United States Department of the Navy, and had spent nearly a decade involved in the FIRST Robotics program.
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The future of self-driving cars includes vehicles that cooperate with, and take their cues from, humans, says CMU's John Dolan. 
At Carnegie Mellon, one of the leaders in robotics, Professor John Dolan is finding ways humans and machines can communicate safely on the road. He spoke with TechRepublic about his research.
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Kyle Troutner (CS 2014) has been fascinated with Japanese culture since childhood. Today, Troutner is a software engineer at Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten.

The addition of a Japanese major while at CMU made his dream of working in Japan possible.
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CMU's Sanjiv Singh was on CNBC's The Spark, showing off a drone that can map its environment in real-time.

The technology could have uses inspecting infrastructure (like pipes and bridges) and responding to disaster scenes.
CNBC's Kelly Evans travels to Carnegie Mellon University to learn about high-flying drones and the intelligence involved with the technology.
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A new trailer for Werner Herzog's new documentary, Lo And Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World, is out. The documentary was filmed partially at Carnegie Mellon University.

The trailer features Joydeep Biswas (CS 2009, 2014), Dietrich College's Marcel Just and the National Robotics Engineering Center. The film comes to theaters Aug. 19.
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A world leader in computer science research and education. Located in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
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Faculty and graduates of the School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University have been advancing the field of computer science since 1956.

At its campus in Pittsburgh, the school offers a range of undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees. In addition, since 2004 Carnegie Mellon has offered computer science undergraduate degrees at the university’s campus in Doha, Qatar.

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Leadership: SCS is recognized as a leader in all facets of computer science. Among its current and former faculty and alumni, the School of Computer Science claims 12 winners of the A.M. Turing Award, often considered the “Nobel Prize” of the computing world. Through its many research and educational partnerships, SCS faculty exercise daily leadership in the fields of information technology, networking, cybersecurity and robotics.

The Robotics Institute, one of SCS’s seven academic departments, is the world’s largest robotics research and development organization. Its National Robotics Engineering Center, located in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood, works closely with government agencies and industry clients to develop and mature robotic technologies from concept to commercialization.

NREC is at the forefront of designing unmanned robotic vehicles and assistant that can understand and navigate in hostile environments. NREC also creates robotics curricula and software for K-12 and college-level students.

Many SCS faculty conduct research funded by Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute, the recognized world leader in designing safe, dependable software and preventing cyberattacks. In June, the SEI received a five-year contract from DoD, valued at $584 million, to continue its research and educational mission.

Impact: But SCS’s diverse interdisciplinary research and education extends into areas beyond the traditional boundaries of computer science.

The Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center—a joint effort of Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh—is mining educational data to develop radical new models of teaching mathematics and language skills to schoolchildren and adults who learned English as a second language. PSLC in 2010 received a five-year, $25 million grant from the NSF to continue its research.

Another interdisciplinary effort is the Entertainment Technology Center, a joint initiative of the School of Computer Science and CMU’s College of Fine Arts that brings together technologists and artists in close collaboration.

Facilities: The School of Computer Science now includes two buildings as innovative as the people who work inside them. In August 2009, work was completed on the new Gates Center for Computer Science and the Hillman Center for Future-Generation Technologies. Made possible in part by a $20 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a $10 million grant from Pittsburgh philanthropists Henry and Elsie Hillman, the Gates and Hillman centers added 200,000 square feet of new office, research and classroom space.

The buildings make maximum use of recyclable building materials and energy saving technologies and recently were awarded gold LEED certification by the U.S. Green Buildings Council.