President in the News
President Suresh Discusses Importance of Davos to World Economics
January 20, 2017
President Suresh speaks to Times Higher Education (THE) at the 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on the importance of participation in WEF, how universities are the only place capable of a long-term view and what the Trump Administration means to American univerisities.
President Suresh Co-Authors Science Magazine Editorial
October 14, 2016
Earlier this year, a number of leaders from major U.S. corporations gathered at Sunnylands in California to discuss the critical importance of basic scientific research. Subsequently, Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh co-authored an editorial in Science Magazine with Amgen Chairman and CEO Robert A. Bradway to discuss how basic research will make or break corporations in the long term.
Uber’s Self-driving Cars Take to the Streets of Pittsburgh
September 14, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh joined Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Wednesday, Sept. 14 for the first official ride in an Uber self-driving car, as the company rolled out its high-tech innovation in the home of autonomous vehicles. The commercial application of autonomous driving has drawn national attention, highlighting Carnegie Mellon as the birthplace of autonomous vehicles.
Researchers Find How Spleen Filters Damaged Red Blood Cells
June 29, 2016
A research team, including Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh, has identified how the human spleen applies a "physical fitness test" on diseased red blood cells.
The Hans India
CMU and Rwanda Presidents Meet
June 24, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh recently called on Rwandan President Paul Kagame as part of a multifaceted visit to the east African nation that included participation in the CMU-Rwanda graduation ceremony. The two leaders discussed how garner greater impact from their collaboration.
The New Times Rwanda
Dr. Suresh Hails CMU-Rwanda Partnership with MasterCard Foundation
June 21, 2016
A newly announced partnership between Carnegie Mellon University-Rwanda and The MasterCard Foundation will apply $10.8 million toward educating the next generation of African tech leaders and entrepreneurs.
President Suresh Named to French Academy of Sciences
May 6, 2016
Carnegie Mellon University President Subra Suresh has been elected into the French Academy of Sciences. Founded in 1666, the French Academy of Sciences encourages and promotes French scientific research and fosters scientific collaborations with countries around the world.
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon President: Industry is Failing to Fund Basic Research
February 1, 2016
Companies are failing to invest in basic research, the president of Carnegie Mellon University has warned, meaning that it is more vital than ever to convince politicians and the public of the need for government support. Subra Suresh, who from 2010 to 2013 served as the director of the National Science Foundation, told Times Higher Education that industry funding was now “more D in R&D than R”.
Times of Higher Education