This is for the founders.
A campus connected wirelessly. Bulletproof fabric. A game-changing language-learning app. These world-transforming ideas were all born here.
Professor Herbert “Herb” A. Simon pioneered the foundations of artificial intelligence, redefined the psychology of human cognition, and transformed every field he explored.
Trained in political science and economics, Simon defined how a fundamental human skill, the ability to make decisions and solve problems, really works.
Manuela M. Veloso
CMU alumna and University Professor Manuela Veloso infuses humans with her AI fascination, and robots with her AI expertise.
Manuela Veloso’s robots were born from ideas ignited by her scientific curiosity.
CMU legacy Laurel Beatty creates a medley of music, management and philanthropy.
Laurel Beatty (A 2017) was just a junior when she became a philanthropist.
Meet the Founders
We're celebrating our past by looking into the future — together.
Carnegie Mellon has long been a leader at the intersection of technology, arts and humanity; inspired by one to better the others; harnessing the power of our differences to make a profound impact on our society.