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For years, Research Professor Artur Dubrawski has collaborated with Michael Pinsky, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, to unravel medical mysteries

Artur Dubrawski Artur Dubrawski is not a critical care physician, but his best friend is. Dubrawski, a research professor in Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute, loves talking about disease symptoms with Michael Pinsky, a professor of critical care medicine, cardiovascular disease, bioengineering and more at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. They also [...]

Female-Led Team Uses AI to Help Machines Play Nice With Humans

Anita Woolley, Cleotilde Gonzalez and Henny Admoni are leveraging their collective expertise to explore how AI can help humans collaborate better. Three Carnegie Mellon University researchers are leveraging their expertise in organizational science, cognitive science and artificial intelligence (AI) to explore how AI can help humans work together better. The collaboration includes lead [...]

Post-doc Joe Bartels has been named a 2019 Swartz Center Innovation Fellow

Robotics Institute Post-Doc Named Innovation Fellow Susie Cribbs Monday, September 9, 2019 Joe Bartels, a postdoctoral researcher in the Robotics Institute, was named one of three Innovation Fellows by Carnegie Mellon University's Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship. Founded in 2015, the Swartz Center works with the CMU community to accelerate the process of bringing research innovations [...]

Carnegie Mellon Robotics Team Wins Initial DARPA Event

Team Explorer Performs Impressively at Subterranean Challenge’s Tunnel Circuit PITTSBURGH—Team Explorer from Carnegie Mellon University and Oregon State University deployed robots to autonomously map and search underground mines and outscored 10 competing teams at the initial scored event in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge. On four occasions during the eight-day event, each team deployed multiple robots [...]

Professor Srinivasa Narasimhan to serve as the Interim Director of the Robotics Institute

Professor Srinivasa Narasimhan has agreed to serve as the Interim Director of the Robotics Institute. Srinivasa has established a world-class sensing group in the Robotics Institute and has led the development of numerous award winning imaging technologies with applications in every robotics field. He and his team are currently working on futuristic cameras for non-line-of-sight [...]

Hebert Named Dean of Carnegie Mellon’s Top-Ranked School of Computer Science

Acclaimed computer scientist and AI researcher has led Robotics Institute since 2014 PITTSBURGH—Martial Hebert, a leading researcher in computer vision and robotics, has been named dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s world-renowned School of Computer Science (SCS), effective August 15. Hebert, director of the School’s Robotics Institute since 2014, will lead a school with [...]

NASA has chosen CMU and Astrobotic to build a rover, under the direction of Professor Red Whittaker, that will land on the moon as early as 2021. This is the third moon research project for Whittaker that has been announced since early June

NASA Selects Carnegie Mellon, Astrobotic To Build Lunar Robot CMU's Red Whittaker Adds a Third Moon Project to His To-Do List Byron Spice Tuesday, July 2, 2019   NASA has chosen Carnegie Mellon University and Astrobotic to build a rover that will land on the moon as early as 2021. The rover, called MoonRanger, will [...]

Online Atlas of Aquatic Insects Aids Water-Quality Monitoring

New Tool Helps Even Novices Identify Insects Inhabiting Streams, Lakes and Rivers   PITTSBURGH—A new online field guide to aquatic insects in the eastern United States, macroinvertebrates.org, promises to be an important tool for monitoring water quality, enabling even novices to correctly identify freshwater insects inhabiting rivers, lakes and streams. Carnegie Mellon University, working with [...]