Recent Headlines-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Current news stories and press releases from Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus are featured here.

We regularly report on the accomplishments and projects of our faculty, alumni, students and researchers. We also republish articles from CMU's main campus in Pittsburgh and from our industry and research partners. Articles from earlier in the year and news from previous years are available in the archives; use the left-hand navigation to view by year. 


Recent Headlines

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Software Management celebrates 10 years of successful innovation in Silicon Valley

This year the MS Software Management program marked its 10 year anniversary and joined CMU's new Integrated Innovation Institute; alumni and friends gathered for a celebration and reunion in June 22 at Tesla Motors HQ in Palo Alto. MORE
Thursday, May 15, 2014

Integrated Innovation Institute first to cross-train in engineering, design and business

Three master's degrees, including the MS in Software Managment at Silicon Valley, are designed to speed pace of innovation, carrying forward the University's hallmark collaborative spirit.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

Carnegie Mellon wireless researchers seek to improve emergency alert messaging

A grant from the Department of Homeland Security to Silicon Valley campus faculty Martin Griss, Bob Iannucci and Hakan Erdogmus will be used to study content creation and targeting Distribution of text messages to smartphones and other mobile devices that are enabled to receive wireless emergency alerts (WEA). MORE
Friday, April 4, 2014

Career Connections

Silicon Valley SE alum Aman Khanna (E'03) and Sanjeev Agrawal, former head of product marketing for Google, launched Collegefeed in 2013. Their social platform, which connects students and recent alumni with employers and hiring managers, is behind CMU's first-ever Digital Career Fair April 21-25. MORE
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Collaboration with civil and environmental engineering looks at floor sensor data

Associate Research Professor Pei Zhang is working with CMU Assistant Professor Hae Young Noh (Civil & Environmental Engineering) and Associate Professor Lin Zhang of Tsinghua University on a project analyzing data from floor sensors. MORE
Friday, March 7, 2014

CMU’s centennial celebration comes to California with Carnival West, April 12

As Carnegie Mellon's Spring Carnival marks its 100th anniversary, the Silicon Valley campus extends the celebration to West Coast students, alumni and friends, 11am-3pm Saturday, April 12.

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Friday, January 17, 2014

Best Student Paper Award at IEEE CCNC goes to CMU-SV grads

"Energy-Governed Resilient Networked Systems" by Arjun Athreya (MS SE '13) and Harry Chan-Maestas (MS ECE '13), with faculty advisers Bob Iannucci, Patrick Tague and Ed Katz, received the Best Student Paper Award at the annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference. MORE
Monday, December 9, 2013

Jelena Kovačević to head Electrical and Computer Engineering department

Carnegie Mellon's College of Engineering has appointed Professor Jelena Kovačević as the new department head for Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is a professor of ECE and biomedical engineering and director of CMU's Center for Bioimage Informatics.  MORE
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Campus 'ham' association promotes exciting new uses for radio

CMU-SV's Wireless Innovators amateur radio association (W6CMU) looks at new ways to work with radio technology, computers and sensors in research, recreation and emergency response. MORE
Thursday, November 14, 2013

Researching Communication Solutions for Disaster-Prone Communities

Students from the MSIT program help develop the Survivable Social Network, a communication tool that can be used by communities, emergency responders and government agencies during disasters.  MORE

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