Marium Chandna Science & Technology Editor

Class of 2009


  • A Thousand Splendid Suns

    Khaled Hosseini, the Afghan-American author and physician who shot to fame after he made his debut with the heart-wrenching bestseller The Kite Runner portrays the suffocating image of a war-torn Afghanistan in his latest novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns.

    Pillbox | February 4, 2008
  • CMU grad student designs robot leg

    As we race toward a futuristic era in which robots may be employed in fire departments and hospitals, not to mention their recent entry into the corporate and domestic spheres, it would not be surprising to see something akin to the Transformers pacing our campus some day.

    SciTech | February 4, 2008
  • CEE professor awarded $1.6M

    Civil and environmental engineering professor Jacobo Bielak was awarded $1.6 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) PetaApps program, to put in effect his extensive research on ground motion that occurs during earthquakes.

    SciTech | January 28, 2008
  • Cylab Japan

    A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon CyLab Japan, an extension of the Carnegie Mellon CyLab Information Technology program here at the home campus, are probing into the practicality of cybersecurity — an everyday concern in what could safely be called the “The You-Tube era.”

    SciTech | January 21, 2008
  • How Things Work

    Once merely timers attached to a pole, traffic signals today are way more sophisticated than that. They have the greatest impact on and virtually control a city’s traffic.

    There are three main kinds of traffic signals.

    SciTech | January 21, 2008