Kian Nassre

Class of 2023


  • Student Body Vice President of Organizations candidate: Imran Hyder

    Imran Hyder, a sophomore majoring in economics and philosophy, is running for Student Body Vice President of Organizations (SBVPO). Hyder has been part of CMU Debate for two years, and is the recruitment chair for Sigma Chi. The main theme of his candidacy is streamlining the bureaucratic procedures affecting campus organizations.

    News | April 8, 2020
  • It's OK to vote your conscience

    The presidential primaries are well underway, and every day in the news and online, there are dozens of takes on why the current frontrunner (whoever that is at the moment) would be a good candidate or not. But here’s the thing: who that candidate is will likely matter far less than everyone thinks.

    Forum | March 2, 2020
  • Diderot course platform looks to expand past SCS and CMU

    Virtually every class at Carnegie Mellon uses at least one online course management service. Many use Canvas to keep track of assignments and grades. Some use Gradescope to speed up manual grading of homework or exams. Some use Autolab to autograde programming homeworks. Some use Piazza as a virtual Q&A service. But, a handful of courses at Carnegie Mellon use a different tool: Diderot.

    SciTech | February 24, 2020
  • Polyethylene nanofiber displays extraordinary thermal properties

    Materials research has seen tremendous evolution over the past century, and continues to evolve today. One of the more recent discoveries in the field is a polymer that can rapidly switch between acting as a thermal conductor and insulator.

    SciTech | February 17, 2020
  • Cyber-issues expose flaws in Iowa caucus and election security at large

    Last Monday’s Iowa caucuses were a disturbing parable for the risks to our democracy. Moreover, it exposed how Iowa’s niche status is hazardously clunky in the 21st century.

    SciTech | February 10, 2020

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