Naviya Singla SciTech Editor

Class of 2019


  • Researchers create hologram-like 3D suspended images

    The scene in Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope, when through the bluish light of R2-D2's suspended 3D image, Princess Leia famously says, "Help me, Obi Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope," captures, arguably one of the most iconic moments from the Star Wars universe. With its graceful desperation, an undercurrent of hope and the impending possibility of adventure, the scene, in some ways, sets t...

    SciTech | February 5, 2018
  • CMU Children's School celebrates 50th Anniversary

    The Children’s School at Carnegie Mellon University — one of the most sought after children's schools for children three to six years of age in Pittsburgh — is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. In 1971, it was placed under the Department of Psychology in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The school was founded in 1968 by Ann Baldwin Taylor — a developmental psycholo...

    SciTech | February 5, 2018
  • New center headquartered at CMU will build smarter networks to connect edge devices to the cloud

    Computing on Network Infrastructure for Pervasive Perception, Cognition, and Action (CONIX) is a $27.5 million initiative by the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) that aims to increase the levels of autonomy and intelligence into the internet of things (IoT) networks.

    SciTech | January 29, 2018
  • SciTech Briefs

    Scientists discover “defense islands” used by bacteria

    SciTech | January 29, 2018
  • Biases influence holiday gifting

    One of the things that makes holidays simultaneously fun and stressful is gift-giving. Behavioral economists in Carnegie Mellon’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences have been studying the art of good gift selection and the disconnects that arise between the person choosing the gift and the person receiving the gift.

    SciTech | December 4, 2017