Carnegie Mellon University

Doctoral Studies

Engineering and Public Policy offers a doctoral program for students with technical backgrounds, that addresses policy issues focused on science and engineering.

If you want to explore how engineering interacts with other disciplines to tackle the complex problems of today’s society, the EPP PhD program might be right for you.

EPP research spans many areas in technology and policy, including

To learn more, dive into dissertations authored by our PhDs, and download an overview of the program.

EPP Careers

EPP employmentOur graduates occupy high-ranking positions in academia, consulting, industry, and government.

More About the EPP PhD

PhD Alumni Nathaniel Horner interviews Professor Scott Matthews about the program. 


For additional information on graduate admissions, contact:

Deborah Kuntz
Admissions Coordinator
Engineering and Public Policy
Phone: (412) 268-3303