Lorrie Cranor Named 2016 IEEE FellowMonday, December 14, 2015
Lorrie Cranor Named 2016 IEEE FellowLorrie Faith Cranor, professor of computer science and of engineering and public policy and co-director of the master's program in privacy engineering, has been named a 2016 IEEE fellowfor her contributions to privacy engineering.
Federal Trade Commission Appoints Lorrie Cranor as Chief TechnologistThursday, December 03, 2015
Federal Trade Commission Appoints Lorrie Cranor as Chief TechnologistFederal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has appointed ISR professor Lorrie Faith Cranor as the agency's Chief Technologist.
New Siebel Energy Institute Awards Seed Grants to CMU ResearchersWednesday, August 05, 2015
New Siebel Energy Institute Awards Seed Grants to CMU ResearchersThe newly established Siebel Energy Institute, a consortium of Carnegie Mellon and seven other research universities, marked its official launch Aug. 4 by announcing 24 seed grants, including three to CMU researchers.
Does Twitter outrage lead to tangible action? CMU study fails to find linkFriday, July 17, 2015
Does Twitter outrage lead to tangible action? CMU study fails to find linkThe idea that highly publicized Twitter firestorms pack more digital bark than real-world bite was underlined this week by a new Carnegie Mellon University study.
Carnegie Mellon Leads Google Expedition To Create Technology for "Internet of Things"Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Carnegie Mellon Leads Google Expedition To Create Technology for "Internet of Things"Carnegie Mellon University will turn its campus into a living laboratory for a Google-funded, multi-university expedition to create a robust platform that will enable Internet-connected sensors, gadgets and buildings to communicate with each other.
Scholarly SoldierFriday, May 15, 2015
Scholarly SoldierJohn Graham has served in many roles for the Army, including deputy commander of forces in Kabul, Afghanistan. He credits Carnegie Mellon University with teaching him skills that apply from the classroom to the battlefield.
Melding disciplines at CMUSaturday, April 11, 2015
Melding disciplines at CMUKiron Skinner is a Carnegie Mellon University associate professor of social and decision sciences, an author and a foreign policy scholar. She spoke to the Trib regarding CMU's new Institute for Politics and Strategy, which will open in July under her direction.
Carnegie Mellon’s Dietrich College To Create New Institute for Politics and StrategyThursday, April 02, 2015
Carnegie Mellon’s Dietrich College To Create New Institute for Politics and StrategyCarnegie Mellon University's Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences will open a new Institute for Politics and Strategy (IPS), effective July 1. Under the direction of Kiron K. Skinner, the IPS will serve as a center for research, undergraduate and graduate education, and university-wide initiatives in the fields of political science, international relations, national security policy and grand strategy.
Carnegie Mellon Study Shows People Act To Protect Privacy When Told How Often Phone Apps Share Personal InformationMonday, March 23, 2015
Carnegie Mellon Study Shows People Act To Protect Privacy When Told How Often Phone Apps Share Personal InformationMany smartphone users know that free apps sometimes share private information with third parties, but few, if any, are aware of how frequently this occurs. An experiment at Carnegie Mellon University shows that when people learn exactly how many times these apps share that information they rapidly act to limit further sharing.
Travis Breaux recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) AwardTuesday, March 10, 2015
Travis Breaux recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) AwardTravis Breaux, assistant professor of computer science in the Institute for Software Research, is the recipient of the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, the agency's most prestigious award for junior faculty.
Cranor Panelist at White House Cybersecurity SummitThursday, February 12, 2015
Cranor Panelist at White House Cybersecurity SummitLorrie Faith Cranor, professor of computer science and engineering and public policy, was a panelist at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on Feb. 13 at Stanford University.
What Does Privacy Look Like? Carnegie Mellon Professor Explores Public Attitudes, Concerns Using DrawingsThursday, January 15, 2015
What Does Privacy Look Like? Carnegie Mellon Professor Explores Public Attitudes, Concerns Using DrawingsWhat is privacy? People sometimes have a hard time putting it into words. So Lorrie Cranor, a leading authority on Internet privacy at Carnegie Mellon University, has explored the meaning of privacy by asking people to draw pictures.
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill To Address Privacy Concerns Regarding “Internet of Things” at Carnegie MellonWednesday, January 14, 2015
FTC Commissioner Julie Brill To Address Privacy Concerns Regarding “Internet of Things” at Carnegie MellonCommissioner Julie Brill of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will discuss the challenges to personal privacy posed by the growing list of household appliances, cars and other devices that are now linked to the Internet as the keynote speaker for Carnegie Mellon University's Privacy Day Jan. 28.
Cranor Named ACM FellowThursday, January 08, 2015