Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

Recent News

Mellon College of Science and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center Part of NSF’s “Big Data Brain Trust”

CMU Researchers Will Confront Challenges of Big Data as Members of Northeast Data Innovation Hub

Today, the National Science Foundation announced the funding of four regional Big Data Innovations Hubs. The Mellon College of Science's Mike Widom and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's Cheryl Begandy and J. Ray Scott are part of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub, led by Columbia University.

Building a Better Liposome

Computational Models Suggest New Design for Nanoparticles Used in Targeted Drug Delivery

Using computational modeling, researchers have come up with a design for a better liposome. Their findings, while theoretical, could provide the basis for efficiently constructing new vehicles for nanodrug delivery.

MSCF Ranked First Among Financial Engineering Programs

MSCF holds top overall ranking and splits three-way tie for best employment outcome.

For the third time, the Master of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program at Carnegie Mellon University was awarded the top position in the 2015 QuantNet rankings of financial engineering programs.

Alison Barth Named Interim Director of BrainHub

Robert Kass Named Interim CMU Co-Director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition

who we are

The Mellon College of Science is home to four departments and many programs and research centers that cross disciplines.

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position opening

The Mellon College of Science is currently seeking an Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs.


A Panel Discussion on the 2015 Nobel Prizes with MCS Faculty

Thursday, November 19, 2015
5:30–6:30 pm
Doherty A302
Light refreshments at 5:15

Prof. John Woolford on The Nobel Prize in Chemistry:
Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar
"for mechanistic studies of DNA repair"

Prof. Luisa Hiller on The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine:
William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura
"for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites"
Youyou Tu
"for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria"

Prof. Roy Briere on The Nobel Prize in Physics:
Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald
"for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass"


cover of magazine

Read the latest issue of our alumni magazine, Science Connection.