Engineering and Public Policy - Carnegie Mellon University

Ramayya Krishnan Honored with 2015 Nayudamma Award

Ramayya Krishnan, Dean of Heinz III College and EPP professor, is the 2015 recipient of the Nayudamma Centre for Development Alternatives’ (NCDA) Nayudamma Award.  This ... 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 multiple program options for undergraduate students 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), 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 have made our research findings into useful Computer-Based Tools for Quantitative Policy Analysis.

Featured Faculty

Kathleen M. Carley

Professor, Computation, Organization, and Society, Institute for Software Research International SCS

Affiliated Appointment, Social and Decision Sciences, The Heinz School, Engineering and Public Policy, Tepper School of Business

Kathleen Carley

Research Centers

We work with many research centers at Carnegie Mellon.
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Influencing Policy

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