A digital currency has emerged: Bitcoin, which is essentially Internet money. Bitcoins are being used worldwide for legal and illegal transactions. When CMU’s Nicolas Christin learned of the virtual currency, he was startled by the lack of data. So the cybercrime researcher professor has helped to rectify that, garnering worldwide attention.
After compiling a stellar startup track record, Bowei Gai took a vacation that turned into something much more.
Hans Moravec’s robotic game changer
When Jim Garrett was named dean of Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering, it was big news for that college’s students, faculty, and alumni. As for his ongoing research determining the safety of bridges, it may one day be big news for everyone who travels on roads throughout the United States.