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2013-04-04 08:23:00

Largest Foundation Gift in CMU's History To Galvanize Energy Innovation Efforts PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has received a $30 million gift from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to dramatically expand its strategic initiative to address energy research, education and innovation. The gift -- the largest private foundation grant in CMU's history -- will propel the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation to coordinate university-wide...

2013-04-03 20:21:34

CM3 and Fino partner to broaden client serving capabilities leveraging one another's skillsets and expertise NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CM3 Consulting and Fino are pleased to announce that after five years of collaboration they are joining forces. CM3, a boutique consulting firm with expertise in custom software, application, and analytics solutions, will be joining Fino, a New York-based IT consulting firm specializing in enterprise application design, development, and...

2013-04-03 08:34:34

AIAS Foundation Supports Next Generation of Video Game Developers and Leaders CALABASAS, Calif., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AIAS Foundation, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' philanthropic arm, is pleased to announce that submissions for its Randy Pausch Scholarship and Mark Beaumont Scholarship are now open. These scholarships support aspiring game makers in undergraduate or graduate level programs who are planning on pursuing a career in...

2013-04-02 12:29:30

Carnegie Mellon University Cognitive Psychology & Neuroscience Professor Helped Develop the Software Tutor that Thinks Like a Math Student PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) professor John R. Anderson, whose human thought and cognition research has revolutionized how we learn, is receiving the Association for Psychological Science's (APS) William James Lifetime Achievement Award for Basic Research. The award, APS's highest honor, recognizes...

2013-03-28 16:24:11

Project to Explore How Non-Cognitive Factors Influence Personalized Learning PITTSBURGH, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Learning, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL), has received a two-year $1.4 million contract from Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) to test how cognitive and non-cognitive factors together affect learning. The ADL laboratories, located in Alexandria, VA and Orlando, FL, prototype and test learning technologies and...

2013-03-26 16:31:32

PITTSBURGH, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A video demonstration of PayTango is available on CMU's YouTube channel. It may take two to tango, but payments now are as easy as one touch. Four Carnegie Mellon University seniors tired of digging through backpacks, pockets and purses for their student identification and debit cards have developed PayTango, a fingerprint-based identification and payment system. With majors ranging from information systems and human-computer interaction to...

2013-03-25 16:25:47

PITTSBURGH, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture's Center for Building Performance and Diagnostics (CBPD) team has received the National Science Foundation's (NSF) 2013 Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technological Innovation for its "exemplary research contribution to technology innovation and its positive impact on technology, industry and to the society as a whole." The CBPD was selected by the Industry/University Cooperative Research Center...

2013-03-21 23:03:28

MARI GAMES, sponsored by Carney Labs, Carnegie Mellon University, New York University, and George Mason University, is a learning games competition with $50,000 in prizes available. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Alexandria-based Carney Labs LLC has announced the first in a series of learning games called MARI GAMES for 2013. MARI GAMES, http://www.marigames.org, is a competition among developers of all ages to create games to improve human performance and learning. The top...

2013-03-21 16:26:49

PITTSBURGH, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Carmel Majidi was awarded a three-year, $360,000 grant through the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young (AFOSR) Investigator Program to improve electronic power sources and sensors for air vehicles and flight suits. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) "I'm extremely grateful for this award as I continue my research into producing 'soft matter' electronics that are elastically deformable...

2013-03-18 08:36:58

ENCINITAS, Calif., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Objectiva Software Solutions, a leading provider of software outsourcing services, announced today that its Xi'an Center has successfully assessed CMMI Level 5 certification, the highest level in CMMI quality assessment. Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is an internationally recognized standard for measuring the maturity of an organization's software development processes and has become the primary benchmark multinational...