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SCS News & Press Releases 2017

September 2017


SCS Hosts Computer Science Education Summit

Educators Address Challenges of Burgeoning CS Enrollments

By Byron Spice - Friday, September 29, 2017

Snake Robot Searches for Mexico City Quake Survivors

Multijointed Rescue Robot Gets Its First Experience in Live Disaster

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Shefali Umrania Earns Computational and Data Science Fellowship

By Aisha Rashid (DC 2019) - Monday, September 25, 2017

Hodgins Elected President of SIGGRAPH

By Byron Spice - Monday, September 25, 2017

Celebrating Machine Learning for Social Good

Mayor Peduto Joins Uptake CEO To Talk Innovation, Collaboration

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Smart Traffic Signals Will Help the Blind Cross Streets

System Allows Extra Time for Pedestrians With Disabilities

By Byron Spice - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

RoboTutor Team Wins $1 Million as Global Learning XPRIZE Finalist

Learning Tool Will Be Field-Tested in Africa for 15 Months

By Shilo Rea and Byron Spice - Monday, September 18, 2017

PrivacyStreams Helps Developers Create Privacy Friendly Apps

Decision To Share Personal Data Need Not Be All or Nothing

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, September 13, 2017

To Improve Smartphone Privacy, Control Access to Third-Party Libraries

Just 30 Libraries Account for More Than Half of Sensitive Data Taps

By Byron Spice - Monday, September 11, 2017

Carnegie Mellon's Flu Forecasts Prove Most Accurate

University Fielded Top Two Forecasting Systems in CDC Research Initiative

By Byron Spice - Wednesday, September 6, 2017