Carnegie Mellon University


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Carnegie Mellon University,

at Pittsburgh, Pa.; est. 1967 through the merger of the Carnegie Institute of Technology (founded 1900, opened 1905) and the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research (founded 1913). Carnegie Mellon, which also has campuses at Moffett Field, Calif., Doha, Qatar, and Kigali, Rwanda, has seven schools and colleges and more than 110 research institutes and centers. The university was the first in the United States to offer academic degrees in the field of drama.

Carnegie Mellon University

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(CMU) A university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. School of Computer Science.
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Carnegie Mellon University Professor of Computer Science Randy Pausch showed how powerful the Internet could be as a tool for inspiration and collaboration.
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Although hand gestures and driving are typically thought of only in the context of fists and extended middle fingers, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have a slightly different perspective, one that could result in improved use of the various functions in a vehicle without driver distraction (a cause, of course, of the aforementioned fists and fingers).
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Southwest Assistant Regional Director Joseph Chnupa has presented $1,000 to Carnegie Mellon University for a second place finish in the "Rush to Recycle Challenge."
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Session 5 will include a panel discussion with Howard Barth, DuPont; Guy Berry, Carnegie Mellon University; Jos Put, DSM, the Netherlands; and Piet Lemstra, Technical University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Carnegie Mellon University and NASA have formed a High Dependability Computing Consortium (HDCC), whose mission is to eliminate failures in computing systems critical to the welfare of society.

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