Michael M. Whiston

Class of 2009


  • ETC students create video games for Disney theme park

    Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) has teamed up with Walt Disney Parks and electronics company Siemens this semester to create a collection of arcade games called Project Spaceship Earth for Disney’s Epcot Center.

    SciTech | March 26, 2007
  • Professor makes presentation on carbon control policy

    Engineering and Public Policy Professor Jay Apt made a presentation on February 18 to the Association for the Advancement of Science on U.S. carbon control policy, touching on the possible benefits of enacting such a policy.

    SciTech | February 26, 2007
  • NASA's Mars Rover

    NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California tested navigational software created by Carnegie Mellon University on the Mars rover Opportunity about two weeks ago. This new software enables the rover to maneuver around obstacles in search of past water on Mars.

    SciTech | February 19, 2007
  • Class looks at citywide wireless net

    Engineering and public policy professor Jon Peha, alongside several Carnegie Mellon students, presented a report to the Pittsburgh City Council last Thursday on developing a wireless broadband network for Pittsburgh.

    SciTech | February 12, 2007
  • SciTech Briefs

    New HIV vaccine to be tested in Africa

    Merck & Co said that it would test a new HIV vaccine on HIV-negative patients and strain C HIV-positive patients in South Africa. The MRKAd5 HIV-1 vaccine prevents HIV infection or lowers HIV levels in infected patients. Three thousand HIV negative people between ages 18 and 35 will participate in the trial.

    SciTech | February 12, 2007