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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 1, 2016CMU'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
Wednesday, March 30, 2016Software Management alumnus Claud Wang in the driver’s seat of Uber’s expansion in China MORE
Thursday, March 3, 2016A police robot like you've never seen before roams Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley using real-time, on-site, 24-hour, 360° data collection cameras. MORE
Wednesday, February 17, 2016Karishma Shah (MS ’17), a current student of the Integrated Innovation Institute's part-time MS in Software Management program, has been selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 2016 list in the Consumer Technology category. MORE
Wednesday, December 16, 2015With the help of the Disaster Management Initiative (DMI), located at Carnegie Mellon University’s Silicon Valley Campus, Nepal was able to use amateur, or ham, radio technology during the April earthquake. MORE
Tuesday, December 1, 2015Three percent of Google's U.S. workforce is Hispanic, and other Silicon Valley companies also report single digits. See how Carnegie Mellon alum, Luza Jaramillo (CIT 2012), seeks to change that statistic. MORE
Tuesday, November 24, 2015Over a 24-hour period, Twitter’s headquarters were abuzz with humming hard drives, pulsing music and caffeinated minds as 294 talented hackers worked to redefine the online travel experience. The grand prize trip to Dubai went to CMWe, composed of three INI students and two Language Technology Institute (LTI) alumni, while fellow Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) teams Dream Hackers and Team Monopoly received API prizes from event partners. MORE
Tuesday, November 3, 2015Emirates Group, comprising of the global businesses of Emirates airline and dnata, the air services provider, today announced a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to launch the CMU-Emirates Silicon Valley Innovation Lab MORE
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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. MORE
Thursday, August 13, 2015Camped 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