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December

Carnegie Mellon awarded $14 million from U.S. DOT for mobility research center - December 27, 2016

Harper studies vehicle automation with the NHTSA - December 22, 2016

CMU-Rwanda students give back to local communities - December 19, 2016

Rajkumar Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors - December 15, 2016

This flying robot is the newest expert inspecting your city’s bridges - December 12, 2016

E&TIM/EST&P student team takes first place in USAEE Case Competition - December 8, 2016

Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering announces AAAS 2016 Fellows - December 5, 2016

Researchers spoof state-of-the-art facial recognition algorithms with printable eyeglasses - December 1, 2016

November

Overcoming the challenges of 3-D printing with metals (part two) - November 28, 2016

ECE students design social app for CMU - November 22, 2016

Carnegie Mellon researchers use mobile laboratory to track methane leaks in Pittsburgh - November 17, 2016

CyLab researchers create network traffic visualization tool to help thwart cyber attacks - November 11, 2016

Breakthrough soft electronics fabrication method is a first step to DIY smart tattoos - November 10, 2016

Jayan receives prestigious Air Force Young Investigator Award - November 7, 2016

Is replacing coal with natural gas actually good for the climate? - November 3, 2016

October

Researchers create tool to predict what you look like based on your eyes - October 31, 2016

AC/DC: the push for better home energy efficiency - October 27, 2016

Carnegie Mellon to host Rising Stars workshop - October 24, 2016

Whitehead wins Young Faculty Award from DARPA - October 20, 2016

The increase in Oklahoma’s earthquakes is astounding—and Pengyun Wang wants to know why - October 17, 2016

Engineers with Heart - October 13, 2016

Overcoming the challenges of 3-D printing with metals - October 10, 2016

Gone phishin’: researchers expose how our ability to spot phishing emails is far from perfect - October 6, 2016

A new partnership breaks ground: ANSYS and Carnegie Mellon celebrate collaboration - October 3, 2016

September

CMU-SV students land summer internships at top Bay Area companies - September 29, 2016

Chase wins NSF CAREER Award to discover neural mechanisms of skill learning - September 26, 2016

Zero Emissions Day: China's wind energy infrastructure - September 21, 2016

Understanding the Chemical Industry - September 18, 2016

MechE student Vinayak Kedlaya designs air treatment system for Tesla - September 15, 2016

Using machine learning to understand materials - September 13, 2016

New password strength meter outperforms state-of-the-art meters and fits in a webpage - September 9, 2016

Bringing safe drinking water to the world - September 7, 2016

We know climate change is affecting our planet—but what about our buildings? - September 1, 2016

August

NSF awards CyLab’s Vyas Sekar $1.1M to help secure the Internet of Things - August 29, 2016

Steinbrenner Institute hosts inaugural Earth Day Environmental Colloquium - August 25, 2016

CMU researchers make key discovery toward engineering functional breast tissue - August 22, 2016

EST&P alum Nico Cerquera follows the sun’s trail from Pittsburgh to Portland - August 18, 2016

Researchers detect and quantify manmade changes in earthquake activity - August 15, 2016

Partially automated cars provide benefits that warrant widespread adoption - August 11, 2016

CyLab wins big during DefCon Weekend - August 8, 2016

Improving global literacy with a braille tutoring device - August 4, 2016

3-D printing better medical training - August 1, 2016

July

CMU-spinoff ForAllSecure to compete for grand prize in DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge - July 28, 2016

New additive manufacturing consortium sets out to unlock the potential of 3-D printing in the U.S. - July 25, 2016

Where does your electricity come from? Brian Sergi wants to help the public decide - July 21, 2016

Revealing the internal makeup of materials at the Materials Characterization Facility - July 18, 2016

ChiroProktor: the CPR dummy of spinal manipulation - July 15, 2016

MSIS student Melanie Rich-Wittrig wants to teach cybersecurity with a spoonful of sugar - July 11, 2016

Augmenting humans with an electroadhesive boost: an ankle exoskeleton charges ahead - July 7, 2016

Ubiquitous liquids of the complex kind - July 1, 2016

June

Carnegie Mellon researchers develop new scheme for converting methane to methanol - June 27, 2016

Researchers analyze greenhouse gas emissions through the life cycle of plant-based plastics - June 23, 2016

CMU-Rwanda advances ICT by graduating third class and forming new partnership - June 20, 2016

A sporting chance - June 16, 2016

ECE students use Saturdays to SPARK curiosity in local high schoolers - June 13, 2016

The solution to malaria could lie in a magnet the size of your phone - June 9, 2016

CMU researcher battles bacterial infections - June 6, 2016

CMU partners with ANSYS to drive the next industrial revolution in making physical products - June 2, 2016

May

Sherwin explores why we’re sometimes so wrong about our energy future - May 31, 2016

Clouds are the clue for better climate predictions - May 26, 2016

Users’ perceptions of password security do not always match reality - May 23, 2016

Creating allies: honoring Frankenstein’s mission to serve his community - May 19, 2016

Privacy: bridging the gap between policy and tech - May 16, 2016

Using carbon nanotubes for drug delivery - May 12, 2016

The right place for the right reasons - May 5, 2016

Simplifying the complex design of 3-D printed jewelry - May 5, 2016

CMU-SV Software Engineering students build their interviewing muscles at the Coding Gym - May 2, 2016

April

Growing the maker ecosystem and maker culture through the new Scott Hall - April 28, 2016

Cookstove smoke clouds skies - April 26, 2016

MechE senior leads Carnegie Mellon Medical Brigade to rural Panama - April 21, 2016

MechE’s Pratiti Mandal wins university-wide 3 Minute Thesis competition - April 18, 2016

Eye for image - April 14, 2016

Engineering senior Eric Parigoris heads to Switzerland on Whitaker Fellowship - April 12, 2016

Software Management alumnus Claud Wang in the driver’s seat of Uber’s expansion in China - April 7, 2016

Leading the way into a new era of advanced materials - April 4, 2016

March

Driverless bulldozers - March 31, 2016

ECE’s David Brumley in The Wall Street Journal: “We need to stop stigmatizing hackers” - March 28, 2016

Taking the guesswork out of materials characterization - March 25, 2016

Water shortage - March 24, 2016

Viswanathan and team propose conceptual device for solar-powered water sanitation - March 21, 2016

MechE students design water barrel that filters as you roll - March 17, 2016

Scott Institute hosts Energy Week, March 14 - 18 - March 14, 2016

100 years in the making: from Mao Yisheng to great-granddaughter Patricia Xu - March 9, 2016

Subzero panacea - March 7, 2016

Taking a close look at metal 3-D printing - March 3, 2016

February

To click or not to click - February 29, 2016

Entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon-style - February 25, 2016

Academic All-Americans: a balance of academics and athletics - February 22, 2016

Cool down - February 19, 2016

Carnegie Mellon engineers revolutionized magnetic recording computer disk drive chip - February 16, 2016

MechE students get back to the drawing board with DIY Design and Fabrication - February 11, 2016

Affectionate confections - February 11, 2016

Ice from flame, or how fires freeze clouds - February 9, 2016

Five faculty awarded 2016 Dean's Early Career Fellowships - February 5, 2016

Enhanced learning experiences - February 2, 2016

January

Carnegie Mellon researchers gain understanding of why the brain makes mistakes - January 29, 2016

Environmental science - January 25, 2016

Mind of its own - January 22, 2016

Carnegie Mellon alumni-founded companies Rubitection, RistCall finalists in HITLAB World Cup - January 19, 2016

DMI efforts bring wireless radio technology to Nepal, aid in emergency communications - January 14, 2016

Women@INI: Decade of diversity - January 11, 2016

37th annual ChEGSA research symposium helps young engineers hone presentation skills - January 7, 2016

MechE student designs car wheels of 2030 for Magna Student Innovation Challenge - January 4, 2016