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, April 4, 2014A 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, 2014Silicon 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, 2014Associate 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
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. MORE
Friday, January 17, 2014"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, 2013Carnegie 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, 2013CMU-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, 2013Students 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
Wednesday, November 13, 2013An INI practicum team explores interactive spaces, new methods of user interaction and creativity, with technology developed at Carnegie Mellon in a project for tech giant and Silicon Valley neighbor Google. MORE
Monday, November 11, 2013Carnegie Mellon University honors Dr. Subra Suresh on the occasion of his inauguration as the university's ninth president. MORE