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Ed Clarke's graduate students stay in close contact with the Turing Award winner, whose educational legacy rivals his research output. By Jennifer Bails
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From the Dean
Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Gates Center, Hillman Center to be Dedicated Sept. 22
A daylong celebration on Sept. 22 will herald the opening of the striking new Gates Center for Computer Science and Hillman Center for Future-Generation Technologies.
New Buildings Offer Fresh Start for Fall Term
When Jim Skees, director of building facilities for the School of Computer Science, describes the upcoming move into the Gates and Hillman centers, he jokingly describes it as "dollies full of boxes as far as the eyes can see."
In the Loop: Mahadev Satyanarayanan
Mahadev Satyanarayanan --- better known as Satya --- is the Carnegie Group Professor of Computer Science. Founding director of Intel Research Pittsburgh, he also was a principal architect and implementer of the Andrew File System (AFS).
Scanning Gigapan's Horizons
Researchers are picturing scientific uses for camera system, software
Keeping Up with Keepon
Bouncy 'bot adds new dimensions to human-robot interaction
As the Morris Worm Turned
Twenty years later, cybersecurity remains a challenging set of problems
Model Checking's Role Model
Ed Clarke's graduate students stay in close contact with the Turing Award winner, whose educational legacy rivals his research output
Still Boldly Going
For Rick Rashid, the voyage from Iowa to building the world's largest computer science research organization went through Carnegie Mellon
Research Notebook: The Discipline of Machine Learning
A scientific field is best defined by the central question it studies. In machine learning, that question is: "How can we build computer systems that automatically improve with experience, and what are the fundamental laws that govern all learning processes?"
Alumni Director's Message: Thoughts on Giving Back
SCS alumnus and Associate Dean Philip Lehman offers a perspective on giving to Carnegie Mellon.
Alumni Snapshot: Andrew Dubois
B.S., computer science, Carnegie Mellon University, 2003
Alumni Snapshot: David M. Steier
B.S., computer science, Purdue University, 1982
Ph.D., computer science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1989
SCS in the News
Gates delivers keynote at ICTD 2009 ... Watzman retires ... New faculty member in CSD ... Habermann named 'influential educator' by SIGSOFT
We thought dragons were the only animals that flew over Wean Hall, but photographer Renee Rosensteel spotted a peregrine falcon high above the Pittsburgh campus.
Then and Now
Looking back at the construction of Wean Hall (with "web extra" photos that didn't make the Summer 2009 print edition)
Then and Now Web Extra: Raymond J. Wean
A biographical sketch of Wean Hall's namesake