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.
Friday, January 13, 2017A team of Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valey students win first prize at UCSC Hackathon by developing virtual waiter. MORE
Friday, January 13, 2017During the fall 2016 semester, Adobe, Ericsson, Google and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) also sponsored practicum projects with topics spanning from smartphone sensors and drone imagery to container security and movie recommendation systems. Ten teams of MSIT students built web platforms and mobile apps, analyzed user surveys, created novel research tools and made valuable contributions to the fields of computing, mobile systems and security. MORE
Tuesday, August 16, 2016The 2017 VentureBridge application is now open MORE
Tuesday, August 16, 2016Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley campus amateur radio club the Wireless Innovators are fitting drones with Wi-Fi routers. In an emergency, these drones could save not only your internet connection, but your life as well. MORE
Tuesday, August 16, 2016In summer 2016, many master’s students from CMU-SV landed internships at top companies in the Bay Area—companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Visa, Apple, and Uber. Four students in particular found their internship experiences, coupled with their time at CMU-SV, to be a story worth sharing. MORE
Friday, July 8, 2016Vivek Wadhwa, the former Triangle tech entrepreneur turned academic and author, is joining the faculty of Carnegie Mellon Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley MORE
Monday, June 13, 2016The FCC’s proposed updates to WEA message regulations are supported by extensive research—including research performed by faculty members at Carnegie Mellon University Silicon Valley (CMU-SV). MORE
Wednesday, June 1, 2016Machine-learning algorithms increasingly make decisions about credit, medical diagnoses, personalized recommendations, advertising and job opportunities, among other things, but exactly how usually remains a mystery. MORE
Thursday, May 19, 2016Professors from ECE’s Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley campuses have received College of Engineering Faculty Awards, which are given to faculty in recognition of their academic and research achievements. MORE
Tuesday, May 3, 2016CMU Silicon Valley Software Engineering students build their interviewing muscles at the Coding Gym, a place where students could meet in that same spirit of collaboration on a regular basis. MORE