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CMU team recognized for securing the 'Internet of Things'

A team led by CMU-SV professor Patrick Tague was one of four winners named at the Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) Security Grand Challenge, announced Oct. 15 at Cisco's IoT World ... Read More ยป

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

  • The Kairos Global Summit, an international entrepreneurship event, featured ECE associate research professor Ian Lane, who presented on "Artificially Intelligent: Bringing Digital Assistants to Life" and participated in a panel on "Solving Problems in Real-Time Across Industries with Mobile Data."
  • Pei Zhang, ECE associate research professor, presented Tuesday, Oct. 21 on Data Acquisition at Microsoft eScience Workshop 2014, held in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on e-Science.
  • Collin Jackson, an INI adjunct professor, and Eric Chen, an ECE Ph.D. student, along with David Silver, Suman Jana and Dan Boneh, all from Stanford University, were mentioned in a recent Apple iOS 8 security update, based on a paper authored by the researchers. More from INI News
  • Tony Wasserman, professor of the practice in the Integrated Innovation Institute, was keynote speaker on the first day of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Requirements Engineering (RE'14) in Sweden; his talk is on "Startups and Requirements."
  • 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 serve as local chair for CAV'15.
  • 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