Engineering and Public Policy - Carnegie Mellon University

EPP student's research asks, “How can technical decision tools be ...

EPP PhD Student, Len Necefer, recently published work on a set of interviews conducted on the Navajo Nation regarding the public's views on energy resources and the ... Read More »

The Department of Engineering and Public Policy

The Department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) is a unique department in the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University which addresses important problems in combining both technology and policy. The department offers double-major undergraduate B.S. programs partnered with each of the five traditional CIT engineering departments and Computer Science, a master's degree in Engineering & Technology Innovation and Management (E&TIM), a master's degree in Engineering and Public Policy, and a research-oriented Ph.D. program.

Research in the department focuses on problems in:

In addition to these focal areas, we also study issues in engineered systems, domestic security, technology, organizations and economic development. We also frequently undertake development of new software tools for the support of policy analysis and research.

Featured Faculty

Inês Azevedo
Associate Professor, Engineering and Public Policy
Co-Director, Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making


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Research Centers

We work with over 20 centers on CMU campus 
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