Edmund Huber Staffwriter

Class of 2008


  • New research helps simulate reality

    Simulating the physical world as we understand it, accurately, is the key to everything from games and movies to experiments.

    “If you look at a Pixar movie, you’ll see that all the characters have simulated clothes and flowing hair,” said Adrien Treuille, asssistant professor in the computer science department, “but video games are totally different and have a much simpler world.”

    SciTech | August 31, 2009
  • Cancer drug research

    During the month-long life of D. melanogaster, or the common fruit fly, the expression of its genes changes in dramatic ways to accommodate the differing needs of the organism.

    SciTech | August 24, 2009
  • Student innovations honored at CHI conference

    How can we interact more naturally with cell phones, laptops, and robots? How is technology being used in the developing world? How are online social networks changing the way people live? Computer-human interaction research aims to inform the future design of interfaces so that we can interact more naturally with services and devices, which in turn are designed to make our lives more fulfilling. ...

    SciTech | April 13, 2009
  • ISO carries out phishing study

    “Dear CMU Webmail Subscriber,
    To complete your CMU Webmail account, you must reply to this email immediately and enter your password here.... Failure to do this....”
    You may have received an e-mail like this once or twice, and it may have made you suspicious. But if you were busy or careless you might have fallen for it — and e-mailed back your password.

    SciTech | April 6, 2009
  • American Physical Society meets in Pittsburgh

    The American Physical Society held its March meeting from the 16th to the 20th of this month at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in downtown Pittsburgh. The meeting, attended by a wide breadth of divisions of the APS, including Biological Physics, Computational Physics, and Condensed Matter Physics, provided an opportunity for the conference-goers to present their research and to hear talks...

    SciTech | March 23, 2009