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2014-02-03 16:20:52

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Engineering and Systems Integration (ESI) organization has received a Level 5 rating, the highest possible rating, for acquisition from the Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI®) Institute. This is the second time the organization has been appraised at this level, and, according to the CMMI Institute, ESI was the first to receive a Level 5 rating for acquisition. (Logo:...

2014-02-01 04:20:09

DOHA, Qatar, February 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) held a luncheon on January 19th welcoming the first admitted class for its Executive Master in Energy and Resources. The program is offered in partnership with Georgetown University, Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140201/667260 ) The event, held at the HBKU Student Center, was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali...

2014-01-30 23:33:48

ValueLabs has been assessed at Level 5 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). ValueLabs is now among the very few organizations in India to have been appraised at level 5 for version 1.3 of CMMI practices. Hyderabad, AP (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 ValueLabs has been assessed at Level 5 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The assessment was carried out last month by the ‘Institute for Software Process Improvement.’...

2014-01-28 12:22:36

Project combines global online design challenge with lab experiments An enthusiastic group of non-experts, working through an online interface and receiving feedback from lab experiments, has produced designs for RNA molecules that are consistently more successful than those generated by the best computerized design algorithms, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Stanford University report. Moreover, the researchers gathered some of the best design rules and practices...

2014-01-23 12:22:18

CMU Researchers Studied New Vehicle Charge Loads on New York Power Plant Operations PITTSBURGH, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric vehicles may offer a path to a more sustainable transportation future. But they also might drive up electricity prices if they are charged during times of peak electricity demand. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) In a new study, Carnegie Mellon University researchers found that optimally varying the charging speed of...

Bio-Inspired Robotic Device Could Help Patients With Ankle-foot Disorders
2014-01-22 08:56:06

Carnegie Mellon University A soft, wearable device that mimics the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the lower leg could aid in the rehabilitation of patients with ankle-foot disorders such as drop foot, said Yong-Lae Park, an assistant professor of robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. Park, working with collaborators at Harvard University, the University of Southern California, MIT and BioSensics, developed an active orthotic device using soft plastics and composite materials,...

2014-01-14 08:33:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tantus Technologies, Inc. (Tantus), an innovator in the information technology and management consulting markets, today announced that it has successfully completed the SCAMPI A re-appraisal process for the Carnegie Mellon, Software Engineering Institute's (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Maturity Level 3 rating. This re-appraisal was conducted across Tantus' Project Management and Systems Engineering consulting services and...

2014-01-13 16:27:37

Free CERT Virtual Event to Help Organizations Operationalize Risk Management PITTSBURGH, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How can leaders in government and private organizations have more confidence in their ability to withstand disruptive events? Experts from government, industry, and the CERT Division of the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University will provide answers on January 23 in a free, daylong virtual event, CERT Operational Resilience: Manage, Protect, and...

2014-01-13 12:31:29

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Computech, Inc. today announced that its Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program has been appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). Process Strategies, Inc. performed the appraisal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/PH45118LOGO ) CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately...

2014-01-08 23:25:05

Speakers from Industry and Academia Describe R&D Efforts to Meet the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The Industry-Academia Partnership (IAP) conducted the 2013 Stanford Cloud Workshop at The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California on December 6 with the theme "Meeting the Future Needs of the Data Center and Cloud". The IAP is a new association formed to address the revolutionary changes required for the underlying...