Carnegie Mellon

  • DIU teams up with civilian agencies to start humanitarian AI challenge

    The Defense Innovation Unit wants to quicken the time it takes to assess satellite images of disaster zones.

  • Air Force, Carnegie Mellon team up for new research center of excellence

    While it pursues a digital, data-driven approach, the Air Force is still very much concerned with the physical world, including the materials that will be needed for aircraft of the future.

  • Defense Innovation Board seeks ‘off switch’ to keep rogue AI in check

    After 15 months of brainstorming, the Defense Innovation Board has pinned down the thorniest problems that artificial intelligence could raise for the Pentagon if left unchecked.

  • Carnegie Mellon tackling both sides of CIO training

    Andrew Wasser, the associate dean in Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College School of Information Systems and Management and the executive director of the CIO Institute, said 12-month classes try to align people, processes and technology to make sure the students can deal with the speed at which all three of these areas are changing.

  • Federal Drive interviews – Oct. 31

    Level 3 Government Markets Group’s vice president shares IT backup lessons from superstorm Sandy. And a National Research Council committee report lays out why floods and other disasters will be in our future unless the federal government makes major changes.

  • Carnegie Mellon and Lockheed open cyber lab

    Lockheed has officially opened a new cyber lab devoted to cyber security research, and will work closely with CMU faculty.

  • VA’s VistA health IT system could be national model

    The VA’s VistA health IT system could be national model, said James Herbsleb, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, in an interview with the DorobekINSIDER.

  • Study: Smart people don’t always make teams smarter

    A report by Carnegie Mellon University shows that intelligent people don’t always make a team smarter. Carnegie Mellon’s Anita Woolly joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss which factors do contribute to a smart team.