Yue Yin

Class of 2019


  • Researchers determine how brain learns scientific concepts

    Research coming out of Carnegie Mellon’s Scientific Imaging and Brain Research Center (SIBR) shows that to learn and understand new physics concepts, our brain repurposes ancient structures that are used for everyday purposes such as motion and time intervals.

    SciTech | April 25, 2016
  • Political speech patterns analyzed

    Readability analyses are usually utilized by teachers to select appropriate reading materials for students, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s Language Technologies Institute, including principle systems scientist Maxine Eskenazi and graduate research assistant Elliot Schumacher, are interested in applying readability analysis methods to another area of natural language: presidential campaign sp...

    SciTech | March 28, 2016
  • Researchers examine galactic formation and evolution

    Last Tuesday, as a part of Bennett-McWilliams Lecture, Carnegie Mellon alumni invited Lars Hernquist, a theoretical astrophysicist and Mallinckrodt Professor of Astrophysics at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, to Carnegie Mellon’s campus to give a lecture on galaxy assembly and evolution.

    SciTech | March 21, 2016
  • 3-D printing gives flexible DIY hands to those in need

    When I think about 3-D printing technology, most of my thoughts revolve around printing fancy gadgets. However, researchers at Carnegie Mellon are expanding the application of 3-D printing technology into the realm of prosthetics by partnering with e-NABLE, a global network of passionate volunteers who use their 3-D printers, design skills, and personal time to create free 3-D-printed prosthetic h...

    SciTech | February 22, 2016
  • CMU chemist leads team to confirm four new elements

    The seventh row of the periodic table of elements is now complete. The fourth Joint Working Party (JWP), a small international group of experts charged to review whether the claims satisfy the criteria to be recognized as a new element, on behalf of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), has confirmed the stabl...

    SciTech | February 1, 2016

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