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Leading Silicon Valley in Research

Carnegie Mellon University is a celebrated research center, home to the world's leading experts. In Silicon Valley, we are researching the most important issues in technology and making connections to academia, industry, and innovation. In the past decade, the campus has developed a strong and growing set of research programs related to mobile computing, security, the Internet of Things, machine learning, and software as a service. 



Faculty and researchers collaborate with corporate partners and sponsors in Silicon Valley to meet critical challenges, while students gain invaluable experience and exposure to innovation at the ground level.

Research groups

Researchers convene regular sessions to share ideas, discuss findings and connect new developments with current projects.

Announcements & Publications 

News about faculty projects, presentations, appearances, papers and scholarly activities. Faculty: submit your items to

  • Two papers by Cécile Péraire, associate teaching professor, and Todd Sedano, director of the Software Engineering program, will be published and presented in May 2014:
    • "Essence Reflection Meetings: Field Study" at the International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering in London
    • "State-based Monitoring and Goal-driven Project Steering: Field Study of the SEMAT Essence Framework" at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'2014) in Hyderabad, India
  • Tony Wasserman, Professor of the Practice in the Software Management program, will be a keynote speaker at Qualcomm's internal Open Source Summit May 1.
  • Assistant Research Professor Ian Lane was interviewed for Nvidia's online CUDA Spotlight series, discussing his team's research in hardware-accelerated perceptual computing and their focus on GPU-accelerated methods for speech recognition, image processing and natural language processing understanding. Lane also co-directs the CMU CUDA Center of Excellence with Dr. Kayvon Fatahalian.
  • Corina Pasareanu, Senior Systems Scientist, is General Chair for this year's ISSTA'14 (International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis) and next year will be one of the two Program Chairs for CAV'15 (International Conference on Computer Aided Verification). These are the top conferences in verification for both software and hardware. CMU-SV Researcher Temesghen Kahsai will also serve as local chair for CAV'15.
  • "Confucius: A Tool Supporting Collaborative Scientific Workflow Composition," by Associate Research Professor Jia Zhang, Daniel Kuc, and Shiyong Lu was published in IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC), Vol. 7, No. 1, Jan.-March 2014, pp. 2-17.
  • Facebook has acquired Mobile Technologies, founded by CMU CS faculty member Alex Waibel, who worked with CMU-SV faculty researchers Joy Ying Zhang, Matthias Eck, and Ian Lane to develop the translation app Jibbigo; reported in TechCrunch and PCWorld

Cylab Mobility Research Center

Understanding the mobile ecosystem, with research in resilient networking, sensor platforms and user modeling

Research Publications

CMU-SV Research Showcase — CMU repository of papers from Silicon Valley campus faculty and researchers

CMU-SV Technical Report series