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Pitt chemistry professor earns 2021 Scialog Collaborative Innovation Awards

W. Seth Childers was part of two interdisciplinary teams that received the honor.

  • Technology & Science
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Appalachian Regional Commission awards School of Computing and Information $500,000

The Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative has awarded Pitt’s School of Computing and Information $500,000 for

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • School of Computing and Information
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Learn how to get a NASA job in a new presentation series

Webinars offered through a Pitt-Bradford collaboration with NASA will provide students from all campuses and majors with detailed resume tips and other resources.

  • Technology & Science
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Students
  • Pitt-Bradford
  • NASA

A new Pitt Cyber report shows how policymakers and the public can address bias in algorithms

Algorithms can reflect existing biases in data and our society and can accelerate and exacerbate harm, especially along racial and gender lines.

  • Technology & Science
  • Community Impact
  • Our City/Our Campus
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For tadpoles, what’s in their gut may be key to enduring climate change

A new Pitt study is the first to show a connection between heat tolerance and the microbiome in animals like amphibians.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Pitt-Bradford’s new George B. Duke Engineering and Information Technologies Building named for Zippo owner

Pitt’s Board of Trustees on Friday announced the name of the building, which will feature multiple labs, a machine shop, a makerspace and more.

  • University News
  • Technology & Science
  • Pitt-Bradford
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Tagbo Niepa receives Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation

The award will enable his lab to further explore how bacteria cope with changes in surface tension and energy, and their adaptation to changing conditions to develop new materials.

  • Technology & Science
  • Faculty
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Go behind the scenes at Pitt's teaching greenhouse, where it's never winter

Perched atop Langley Hall, this space for biologists and botanists boasts all sorts of living treasures.

  • Technology & Science
  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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Meet one of Pitt's ‘hidden figures’

After becoming the first Black woman to graduate from the Swanson School of Engineering, Elayne Arrington made aerospace history, too.

  • Technology & Science
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Alumni
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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The International Space Station got new Pitt-designed computers and sensors

The toaster oven-sized system can see cars, roads and trees from space.

  • Technology & Science
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Apply for $50,000 from the Virginia Kaufman Pain Research Challenge

The funding program aims to advance ideas and solutions addressing problems in the area of pain.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Technology & Science
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This startup is helping the insurance industry understand autonomous vehicles

Self-driving cars need to be insured if they’re going to become part of our daily lives. Koop Technologies, formed by international students at Pitt-Bradford, is collecting the data to make it happen

  • Technology & Science
  • Alumni
  • Pitt-Bradford
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Pitt physicists built their very own quantum computer

While impressive for its size alone, the Lego-like computer’s real innovation is in how its components are connected.

  • Technology & Science
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
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How fecal transplants could transform cancer care

Changing bacteria in the gut can cause remarkable effects in some melanoma patients, Pitt researchers proved.

  • Technology & Science
  • Innovation and Research
  • School of Medicine
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Pitt-Bradford receives funding for green building project

The $230,000 grant will support a rooftop solar array and educational dashboard.

  • Technology & Science
  • Pitt-Bradford
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4 Pitt faculty members named 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

They join W.E.B. DuBois, Thomas Edison and Margaret Mead in having received one of science's highest honors.

  • Technology & Science
  • Faculty
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Medicine
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Submit your proposal by Feb. 1 for Year of Data and Society funding

Up to $8,000 will be allotted to approved proposals.

  • Technology & Science
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
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Zippo pledges $2 million to Pitt-Bradford

The gift will be dedicated largely to equipping state-of-the-art engineering labs in the new Engineering and Information Technologies Building.

  • Technology & Science
  • Pitt-Bradford
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Pitt trustee SaLisa Berrien receives Black Founders Fund award from Google for Startups

The award will be used to expand her Tampa-based renewable energy services company, COI Energy.

  • Technology & Science
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Register by Friday for She Innovates, a hackathon celebrating women in tech

The Women in Computer Science, School of Computing and Information and the Big Idea Center will host the event for newcomers to tech and seasoned professionals.

  • Technology & Science
  • School of Computing and Information