Evangeline Liu

Class of 2020

Articles

  • Professor Dan Akerib discusses his research on dark matter

    In the twentieth century — and even in the late nineteenth century — evidence was discovered and eventually confirmed that the mass data analyzed from the visible mass of stars in galaxies did not match up with the masses that would be implied by the rotation rates of the galaxies. In particular, the observed rotation rates of galaxies were fast...

    News | November 6, 2017
  • CMU student charters plane to help victims of Hurricane Maria

    On Sept. 20, Hurricane Maria barreled into Puerto Rico as a major category 4 storm, battering the island with winds swirling at over 100 miles per hour.

    It killed dozens, destroyed the island’s infrastructure, and turned thousands and thousands of lives upside-down forever.

    News | October 30, 2017
  • Snakebot searches for earthquake survivors

    On Sept. 19, the sandy ground below the Mexico City area violently shook with a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that struck on the 32nd anniversary of the 1985 magnitude 8.0 Mexico City earthquake. Last month’s earthquake killed nearly 400 people, injured over 6,000, and caused major structural damage in Mexico City and surrounding areas, including over forty building collapses.

    News | October 9, 2017
  • Smart traffic signals assist the blind in crossing the street

    For most of us, crossing the street is as routine and simple as eating and drinking. But for people who are visually impaired or who have other disabilities that impede their ability to move freely, crossing the street can be a stressful experience at best in a traffic system not always designed with their needs in mind.

    News | October 2, 2017
  • Digits receives $60,000 grant to help scholars publish work

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh an 18-month-long $60,000 grant to support a project known as “Digits.” The project is led by Carnegie Mellon digital humanities specialists Jessica Otis and Scott Weingart as well as Pitt’s Matt Burton, visiting assistant professor, and Matt Lavin, clinical assistant professor of English and director of th...

    News | September 25, 2017

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