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.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014Assistant Research Professor Osman Yağan and Researcher Temesghen Kahsai received three-year awards from the National Science Foundation to support current research projects. Yağan will study Robust and Optimal Design of Interdependent Networks; Kahsai is studying Verification of Heterogeneous Software Protocol Stacks. MORE
Friday, August 22, 2014
Enrollment at CMU’s Silicon Valley campus reaches another record in Fall 2014, with more than 275 students in five graduate programs. MORE
Sunday, August 10, 2014
On Sunday, August 10, CMU's Silicon Valley campus conferred graduate degrees to 39 Software Engineering students and 31 Software Management students in the 12th annual campus graduation ceremony. The keynote speaker was CMU alumnus Dr. Stephen Hoover, CEO of PARC, a Xerox company. MORE
Wednesday, June 25, 2014This 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
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.
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