Raghunandan Avula

Class of 2015


  • Meteorology explains science of polar vortices

    Sometimes it is best to immediately address the elephant in the room: It’s cold outside.

    SciTech | February 23, 2015
  • CMU researchers study effects of climate change on infrastructure

    “Climate change is a serious concern, and we should be doing everything with can to mitigate it. In the case where mitigation is not possible, we must adapt,” said Paulina Jaramillo, assistant professor of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) at Carnegie Mellon. Jaramillo and her team of researchers were recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to identify the risks of cl...

    SciTech | February 16, 2015
  • Rosetta mission lands Philae probe on comet

    In the vastness of space, comets hurtle through our solar system as clouds of dust and ice, producing vibrant tails when heated by the sun. Comets have always intrigued astronomers by making fleeting appearances. Ancient stargazers would only see a particular comet once in a lifetime, and originally believed them to be harbingers of doom.

    SciTech | November 24, 2014
  • Autism-related genes identified

    Researchers have had recent success in understanding the genetic basis for neuropsychiatric diseases.

    SciTech | November 17, 2014
  • Kingsford receives grant for genetic data searching research

    Millions of people use Google everyday to search and navigate through the Internet. Using smarter searching algorithms, finding a match based on a keyword or phrase has become faster and more efficient, even as the size of the Internet continues to grow. Similarly, with the growing collection of genetic data, computational biologists are striving to develop their own algorithms to overcome the cha...

    SciTech | November 3, 2014

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