Carnegie Mellon's popular event, running Thursday through Saturday, combines buggies, bots, booths and more.
The keynote speaker spent two years documenting the efforts of women from around the United States who were readjusting to life at home after military service.
With backing from UPMC, scientists at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh on Monday announced a three-way collaboration to use the digital data to revolutionize health care.
The school's augmented reality sand box creates three-dimensional topographical maps based on the way students physically shape the sand.
The university's event, to be held March 5-7, will bring together teams of 'bot-building students.