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Chemical Engineering Department celebrates 100 years of dynamic innovation
Alumni, faculty, and students gathered for a symposium to celebrate the department?s successes, reminisce about its history, and discuss the department?s current issues.
Since its inception, chemical engineering has transformed into a discipline that incorporates all technologies and sciences. Andrew Gellman, head of the chemical engineering department, said ?The field of chemical engineering its...SciTech | October 31, 2005
New Center to educate about sustainability
This past Wednesday began with an announcement of the creation of the Center for Sustainable Engineering, a collaboration between Cliff Davidson of Carnegie Mellon, David Allen of the University of Texas at Austin, and Brad Allenby of Arizona State University. The Center?s mission is to educate academia about environmental problems and solutions. ?Education is key? to conserving the environment, D...SciTech | October 17, 2005
Hamerschlag Hall pioneers green roof technology
Over the past 15 years, Carnegie Mellon has increased its efforts to preserve the environment. They have adopted a formal recycling policy and have been holding public awareness events like the annual Energy Fest. CMU?s most recent project, in collaboration with Green Practices, is the Hamerschlag Hall Green Roof. The addition to the building is an example of using earth-friendly technology to sol...SciTech | October 3, 2005
The SALT project adds dimension to astrophysics research
Once again, man is looking for
answers to the origins of the universe in the very place archeologist believe the human race began 150,000 years ago.
The Southern African Large Telescope will be the largest single telescope in the southern hemisphere, powerful enough to see celestial phenomena a billion times too faint to be seen with the naked eye. The South African government announced its sup...SciTech | September 19, 2005