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Wildfire fuel
2014-08-06 02:45:19

Los Alamos National Laboratory Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called “brown carbon” from wildfires. Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called “brown carbon” from wildfires, airborne atmospheric particles that may have influenced current climate models that failed to take the material’s warming effects into account. The work was described by a collaborative team of researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University and the...

2014-07-30 08:41:13

Mobile-technology prototypes shift focus to bystander students, encouraging intercession PITTSBURGH, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid increasing reports of sexual assaults among college students, the Integrated Innovation Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is applying its distinctive innovation approach to accelerate marketable solutions to combat acquaintance/date rape. Two novel product prototypes, targeted to the college population and designed by graduate-student teams, employ...

2014-07-29 12:40:26

PUNE, India, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diaspark Inc. today announced that its Indore Delivery Center (I) & Pune Delivery Center (II) both have been appraised at Level 5 (Dev 1.3) of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The appraisal was performed by SQC Global. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/699819 ) CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of...

2014-07-24 08:29:15

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second season of TLC's genealogy documentary series "Who Do You Think You Are?" will feature "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson searching through his family history with help from Carnegie Mellon University historian Scott Sandage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Premiering at 9 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, July 30, the episode will show Ferguson -- who thought that he came from a "nice, normal family" --...

2014-07-17 12:29:27

New Collaboration Will Leverage Research Capabilities of CMU and Indian Institute of Science PITTSBURGH, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global technology leader and Infosys co-founder Senapathy "Kris" Gopalakrishnan has donated $1.8 million to Carnegie Mellon University to establish a research partnership between CMU and the Centre for Brain Research (CBR) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO The...

2014-07-14 08:30:25

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the importance of supporting educational programs focused on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, AT&T made two contributions totaling $50,000 to support the new Pennsylvania Governor's School for Engineering and Technology (PGSE&T) at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. and the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. AT&T...

2014-06-30 16:26:35

"Fitwits" Engages Kids in Meaningful Health Improvement Practices PITTSBURGH, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fitwits, a new startup company out of the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, is helping families fight childhood obesity and develop lifelong healthy eating habits. Five years in the making and backed by nearly $1 million of investments thus far, Fitwits is part of the CMU's Center for Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation....

Researchers Demonstrate Autonomous Vehicle They Developed
2014-06-25 03:13:33

National Science Foundation Carnegie Mellon researchers bring NSF-funded autonomous vehicle to D.C. to show promise of driverless cars In the coming decades, we will likely commute to work and explore the countryside in autonomous, or driverless, cars capable of communicating with the roads they are traveling on. A convergence of technological innovations in embedded sensors, computer vision, artificial intelligence, control and automation, and computer processing power is making this...

2014-06-24 08:22:22

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University has brought its autonomous vehicle to Washington to enable Congress to experience the technology up close and personal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020422/CMULOGO Following an exciting and successful demonstration of the Carnegie Mellon vehicle in September, which transported Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, 33 miles to Pittsburgh International...

2014-06-24 08:21:54

Speakers Group helps companies solve performance issues through results-focused presentations and workshops WATERFORD, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadsword, one of North America's leading engineering and software performance innovation firms, has launched the Broadsword Speakers Group to help companies improve performance, build better products and create high performing teams. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120683) (Photo:...


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