Kechun (Coco) Mao

Class of 2015


  • The nature of fluorescence

    Many seemingly mundane objects can emit visible light if exposed to the right conditions. Tonic water, $20 bills, jellyfish, teeth whiteners, laundry detergents — all of these items can manifest the power of fluorescence.

    SciTech | December 5, 2011
  • Robot helps reveal science behind snack choices

    Snacking in the workplace is a common ritual, and many employees may be concerned with making the right choice when it comes to their waistlines and overall health. A group of Carnegie Mellon researchers are trying to determine the best way to encourage people to make healthier snack choices.

    SciTech | December 5, 2011
  • CSA hosts event to celebrate Asian Heritage month

    The Chinese Student Association (CSA) hosted the Chinese Cultural Late Night in the University Center on Friday night.

    The highlight of the event was a show by the band Free Bullet, comprised of six Carnegie Mellon students — two from mainland China, one from Taiwan, one from India, one from Korea, and one from the U.S.

    News | November 14, 2011
  • Physicist says seed patents wrong

    Students and faculty members gathered in the Connan Room of the University Center last Thursday to participate in a conversation with Vandana Shiva, an eco-feminist and physicist.

    Shiva came to Pittsburgh to accept the Thomas Merton Award given by the Thomas Merton Center, a Pittsburgh-based non-profit, for her remarkable contributions to world peace and social justice.

    News | November 7, 2011
  • TechBridgeWorld event features tools, games for English literacy

    The Carnegie Mellon research group TechBridgeWorld held its annual interactive event in the Newell-Simon Hall atrium last Wednesday.

    News | October 31, 2011

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