Carnegie Mellon University is stimulating ideas at the World Economic Forum …

… and helping to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

CMU is one of only 25 universities in the world, 11 in the U.S., that have been invited to join the Global University Leaders Forum (GULF). Business members of the Forum include the top 1,000 companies from around the world that drive the economy forward and collaborate on shaping global, regional and industry agendas.

As CMU's representative to GULF, President Subra Suresh takes part in sessions and conversations that continue to elevate the strategic goals of the university. And CMU faculty present and participate in panels, labs, councils and sessions that propel ideas among leaders and colleagues worldwide.

CMU's Research Cited in Top 10 Emerging Technologies List

The Forum's 2014 list of Top 10 Emerging Technologies cites CMU's pioneering research in the quantified self, which is based on the idea that continually collecting data on everyday activities can help individuals make better choices on health and behavior. As examples of the potential impact of the quantified self, the report notes projects by CMU that are exploring the use of smartphone data to help detect the onset of depression and use of urban areas.

Davos 2014 - Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

From leading discussions on the future of human learning, the advancing robot revolution and the global outlook on science, to moderating a panel on advanced manufacturing, Carnegie Mellon University had a robust presence at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Forum, January 22-25 in Davos, Switzerland. Watch video recap of CMU's presence in Davos »

CMU President Subra Suresh also authored the article "Global Learning Revolution at the Nexus" and was mentioned in Scientific American's recap of Davos.

IdeasLab: Unlocking the Potential of Human Learning

Drawing: Strategic Shifts in the Digital Ecosystem
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Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University (Introduction)

Ken Koedinger
Professor, Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction; CMU Director, Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center; Co-Founder, Carnegie Learning Inc.

Emma Brunskill
Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Charles M. Geschke Director - Human-Computer Interaction Institute; Head, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices

Global University Leaders Forum: New Paradigms for Universities of the Future

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

CMU Reception: Implications of the Global Learning Revolution

Shaping the Future

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

Science Advisory Group Meeting

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

CMU Private Lunch

The Rise of Advanced Manufacturing

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Charles M. Geschke Director - Human-Computer Interaction Institute; Head, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices

The Future of Learning

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

Global University Leaders Forum: Seeking New Approaches to Critical Global Challenges

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University

BetaZone: The Robot Revolution

Justine Cassell
Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact; Charles M. Geschke Director - Human-Computer Interaction Institute; Head, World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices

Panel Discussion: The Global Science Outlook

Subra Suresh
President of Carnegie Mellon University


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Appointments

Erica Fuchs, Associate Professor, Engineering and Public Policy, was selected to the Forum's Community of Young Scientists. Each year, only 40-50 scientists under the age of 40 are selected to participate alongside business and political leaders in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in China (Summer Davos). These scientists are selected from all regions of the world and from a wide range of disciplines to contribute their scientific perspective and deliver the most up-to-date trends from various fields of science. Learn more »

Justine Cassell, Associate Vice Provost of Technology Strategy and Impact, and the Charles M. Geschke Director, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, is the head of the Forum's Global Agenda Council on Robotics and Smart Devices. Global Agenda Councils are a unique, global community of over 1,500 premier thought leaders who are the foremost experts in their fields of academia, business, government, international organizations and society.