Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

Integrated Innovation Institute

Amanda Mitchell

Amanda Mitchell

Academic Advisor

Pittsburgh, PA


Amanda joined the III team in February 2016. In her role as Academic Advisor, she supports our students studying in Pittsburgh, working mainly with our MIIPS and MSTV programs. Previously, Amanda worked at the University of Pittsburgh for the Tri-State Area School Study Council, supporting school districts in Western Pennsylvania.

As a two-time CMU alum, Amanda has been part of the community for many years now and enjoys welcoming new students into the fold each year. She first moved to Pittsburgh for her undergraduate degree and hails originally from Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys walking and hiking in Pittsburgh's and Allegheny County's many beautiful parks. She also loves board games and once won a game of Risk in less than three hours.

Advice for Future Innovators

"Take advice from anyone and everyone. You don't have to follow it, but it's important to be open to thoughts both positive and negative to help succeed."


  • Master of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University