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New ATRP Approach Could Transform the Manufacturing of Specialty Plastics

Chemistry - Jul 19

Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Chemistry have improved a popular technology used to generate a range of industrial plastics for applications ranging from paints and coatings to adhesives and sealants. Using environmentally friendly reaction conditions, including running the reaction in water with light and a water-soluble dye, the novel method offers a promising approach for creating polymers in a greener and more practical way during the emulsion polymerization process.

Innovation - Jul 19

Carnegie Mellon Achieves Robotics Innovation Center Construction Milestone

Carnegie Mellon University has reached a significant construction milestone for its forthcoming Robotics Innovation Center (RIC), a cutting-edge facility for research, development and testing of robotics technologies in Pittsburgh's Hazelwood Green development.

Innovation - Jul 17

CMU Launches New Initiative for Human-Centered AI

Carnegie Mellon is launching the  Open Forum for AI (OFAI) , a new initiative that will build capacity and understanding for a human-centered artificial intelligence to move toward augmented intelligence.

Understanding the 3D Ice-printing Process To Create Microscale Structures

Advances in 3D printing have enabled applications across a variety of disciplines like medicine, manufacturing and energy. A range of different materials can be used to print both simple foundations and fine details, allowing for the creation of structures with tailored geometries.

Innovation - Jul 11

Researchers Seek to Reduce Harm to Multicultural Users of Voice Assistants

Users of voice assistants such as Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant know the frustration of being misunderstood by a machine.

CMU, Meta Seek To Make Computer-based Tasks Accessible with Wristband Technology

As part of a larger commitment to developing equitable technology, Carnegie Mellon University and Meta announce a collaborative project to make computer-based tasks accessible to more people.

CMU’s picoCTF Seeks To Make Cybersecurity Education More Accessible

PicoCTF , a cybersecurity Capture The Flag (CTF) competition created and run by Carnegie Mellon University's  CyLab Security and Privacy Institute in 2013, is now the largest high school hacking competition in the world.

Campus - Jun 25

Planting Seeds for Data Analytics

The Mellon College of Science's Michael Young and Adrie Fells rose to the occasion when an executive at Dow challenged Carnegie Mellon University to increase the enrollment for the Data Analytics for Science Immersion Experience (DASIE) this summer.

CyLab Brings Cybersecurity to High School Educators

Carnegie Mellon University, with support from the National Security Agency, is helping to make cybersecurity education more accessible to high school teachers and their students.

Environment - Jul 16

New CMU Tool Monitors Wildlife Conservation in Low-Resource Languages

Activists on the front lines of wildlife conservation routinely monitor news articles for information about infrastructure projects that could threaten at-risk animals.

Life Sciences - Jul 12

NIH $4M Funds Echinobase Through 2028

Echinobase , a web-based resource that provides access to genomic, expression and functional data from research related to starfish, sea cucumbers, sea urchins and other types of echinoderms,  received a $4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to maintain the resource through 2028.

Christin Named Head of Software and Societal Systems Department

Software is ubiquitous in everyday life, but that hasn't always been the case. Just 25 years ago, cellphones came with Snake installed, Apple released its clamshell design iBook and LiveJournal hit the internet.

Career - Jul 8

Edda Fields-Black Named Director of the Humanities Center at Carnegie Mellon University

Edda Fields-Black, a professor of history, has been appointed director of  the Humanities Center  at Carnegie Mellon University, effective July 1. She succeeds  David Shumway , a professor of English, who has led the center since its inception in 2003.

Pedagogy - Jun 26

Generative AI for Educators: Three Seed Grants Awarded for Research & Development

As part of Carnegie Mellon University's efforts to support and promote the application of generative AI to education, the university has launched a seed grant program for the research and development of generative AI-enabled educational tools.

Innovation - Jun 25

How Should AI Depict Marginalized Communities? CMU Technologists Look to a More Inclusive Future

As artificial intelligence becomes more sophisticated and more capable of closely depicting reality, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's  Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) are working to ensure that the outp

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