Carnegie Mellon University

Current infrastructure systems operate as an interconnected network to provide services to urban areas. Smart approaches for sensing and data processing can enhance the performance, reliability, and resilience of these systems.

The Smart Facilities and Infrastructure Systems MS concentration will provide skills to model, monitor, manage and optimize facilities and infrastructure systems.


The following courses are recommended for this concentration, but our MS program is flexible and you should work with your academic advisors to tailor coursework towards your individual interests and career goals.

  • 12-645 Smart Cities: Growth and Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • 12-709 Data Analytics for Engineered Systems
  • 12-711 BIM for Engineering, Construction and Facility Management
  • 12-735 Urban System Modeling
  • 12-750 Infrastructure Management
  • 12-768 Decision Analytics for Business and Policy

Visit the HUB for a full listing of available courses and their descriptions.

The following interdisciplinary courses relate to this concentration and may be of interest for additional course work, depending on your academic and career goals.

  • 12-659 Special Topics: MATLAB
  • 12-704 Probability and Estimation Methods for Engineering Systems
  • 12-706 Civil Systems Investment Planning and Pricing
  • 12-712 Introduction to Sustainable Engineering
  • 12-714 Environmental Life Cycle Assessment
  • 12-746 Python Prototyping for Infrastructure Systems
  • 12-749 Special Topic: Climate Change Adaptation
  • 12-761Sensing & Data Mining in Smart Structures and Systems
  • 12-780 Advanced Python and Web Prototyping for Civil Infrastructure

Visit the HUB for a full listing of available courses and their descriptions.

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All applications are submitted online through the CMU College of Engineering. For application information, visit our Admissions Information page.