Raghunandan Avula

Class of 2015


  • CMU team aims to unlock brain’s algorithms

    As humans, we have invested in the development of computers to automate the world around us in order to increase efficiency and the reach of human understanding. While computers can seamlessly make a large number of computations very quickly, the machines are little competition for the the biological machines we find in nature, like the brain. A developing research area in computer science is focu...

    SciTech | February 15, 2016
  • Researchers study personal fabrication

    Imagine a world where we could make any object we wanted, almost instantly, any time. That is the bold future imagined by Stefanie Mueller, a PhD student at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany. Mueller shared her research in a stimulating lecture this past Friday at Carnegie Mellon. Her work is aimed at improving how people interact with personal fabrication devices such as 3-D printe...

    SciTech | November 16, 2015
  • Hurricane Patricia’s rapid growth mystifies

    Recently, the citizens of Mexico unexpectedly found themselves in the direct path of Hurricane Patricia, which is being lauded as the most intense tropical cyclone even recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Meteorologists first acknowledged Patricia as a tropical depression, but it quickly grew from a tropic storm to a Category 5 hurricane within the span of 24 hours. Hurricanes can be amazingly pow...

    SciTech | November 2, 2015
  • SciTech Briefs

    Facebook testing alternative to Like button

    SciTech | October 12, 2015
  • CMU professor on Popular Science’s Brilliant Top 10 list

    Medicine is going through an incredible transformation and evolution as scientists uncover new and advanced ways to manipulate biology in the hope of improving human lives. Kathryn Whitehead, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Carnegie Mellon, has made incredible contributions to this advancement through her extensive research on nanoparticles that target specific areas of the body ...

    SciTech | October 5, 2015

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