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, August 26, 2015

CMU-SV Celebrates Graduates at Diploma Ceremony

Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley recently hosted a diploma ceremony to recognize its recent graduates from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE) and the Integrated Innovation Institute. The ceremony was held on August 9 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Wireless Innovators Come In Loud and Clear at National Amateur Radio Event

Camped out in the foothills of the picturesque Santa Cruz Mountains, Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) graduate student Yalei Song quickly announced the W6CMU amateur radio call sign into a microphone. Next to her, ECE Ph.D. student Joao Diogo De Menezes Falcao adjusted the settings on the radio transceiver and searched through static for an answer to their call while another of their Wireless Innovator club mates sat at the ready to record any response that came through the speakers. MORE
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

VentureBridge Program Brings Startups From Concept To Reality

This summer, the College of Engineering welcomed four Carnegie Mellon-based startups into its inaugural VentureBridge class. The pre-accelerator prepares companies for commercialization through individual workshops, semester-long programs and coursework at the Silicon Valley campus (CMU-SV). MORE
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

INI Master's Student Wins Apple Watch Hackathon

Wish giving presentations could be less terrifying? Well, you're in luck. Akshay Pushparaja, a master's student in CMU's Information Networking Institute, has developed an app for the Apple Watch that may revolutionize the presenting experience. Oh, and by the way, the app, "PreziRemote," was one of the winners of the Apple Watch Hackathon 2015. MORE
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Sheryl Root Inducted Into Women In Technology Hall of Fame

As a strategy, marketing and product development executive, Sheryl Root has not only blazed the trail for her fellow female techies — she's ignited a flame. With almost 30 years of experience, Root has used her career to build, empower and inspire in the field of technology. She was recently honored by the Women in Technology International (WITI) for her outstanding contribution to the field of technology and the empowerment of women.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Ya─čan Receives Berkman Faculty Development Grant

CMU-SV faculty member Osman Yağan (ECE) received a grant from the Berkman Faculty Development Fund for his project on "Information and Influence Propagation in Multi-layer Networks: Modeling, Analysis, and Control." MORE
Monday, April 20, 2015

Researchers Test Smartphones for Earthquake Warning

Crowd-sourcing smartphone data could provide valuable advance notice for people in quake zones, according to a new study led by scientists at the USGS, with researchers from CMU-SV, Caltech, University of Houston and NASA. MORE
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Fifth Annual Carnival West

Carnegie Mellon extends its spring celebration to the Bay Area with the fifth annual Carnival West, April 18 at the Silicon Valley campus in Moffett Field. MORE
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Tomorrow's Women in Tech

CMU-SV and CMU’s Information Networking Institute are partnering with Techbridge to bring Silicon Valley girls to campus for hands-on exposure to technology and engineering.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Introducing VentureBridge

CMU's College of Engineering introduces VentureBridge, an entrepreneurship experience in Silicon Valley offering student teams the chance to “pre-incubate” an idea for a tech-based company. MORE

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