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April 19, 2018

CMU and Allegheny County Airport Authority Sign MOU

Pittsburgh International Airport and Carnegie Mellon University are enhancing traveler experiences and airport operations through a partnership to develop new systems and technologies for the aviation industry. 

Carnegie Mellon University and the Allegheny County Airport Authority announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, commiting to expanding current research and education collaboration between the two parties. The MOU calls for the creation of an official liason at each organization to facilitate communication and coordination on projects related to air service and travel innovation. As part of the agreement, the Airport Authority will provide access to facilities, data, workspace, and staff resources, as needed. Both parties will pursue their mutual interests, leading the way in research and innovation.

CMU announcement.
Read the full press release.
Read the full MOU.

Media coverage from the event:

"Carnegie Mellon inks deal to help create 'smartest airport on the planet'" - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"Carnegie Mellon lab cleared for take off at Pittsburgh International Airport" - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
"Airport of the future: How Pittsburgh wants to regain its status as an 'industry leader in aviation'" - Pittsburgh Business Times
"Here's a look at what CMU is already doing for the airport — and passengers" - Pittsburgh Business Times 
"PIT Turns to CMU to Make Airport Smartest in the World" - Pittsburgh Magazine
"Pittsburgh Airport Partnership Will Create Testing Ground for New Technology" - Route Fifty
"Pittsburgh Airport, Carnegie Mellon University to form aviation innovation lab" - Smart Cities Dive