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Jared L. Cohon

Jared L. CohonJared L. Cohon, a highly acclaimed university administrator, civil engineer, professor and government adviser, served as Carnegie Mellon University's eighth president from 1997 to 2013.


Don Carter

Don CarterDon Carter's research addresses urban design, urban planning and architecture — establishing public participation planning processes and design charrettes as core disciplines.

Carter is the David Lewis Director of Urban Design and Regional Engagement of CMU's Remaking Cities Institute in the School of Architecture.

Lenore Blum

Lenore BlumA noted mathematician and computer scientist, Lenore Blum is working to forge strong ties between Carnegie Mellon faculty and students who are doing world-class research and the business and investment community that can help move those ideas into the marketplace.

Blum leads the Project Olympus efforts to provide start-up advice, micro-grants, and incubator space for faculty and students across campus and helps connect them to interested parties within our regional, national and global communities.


Subra Suresh

SureshSubra Suresh, a distinguished engineer and scientist, is the ninth president of Carnegie Mellon University where he began his tenure on July 1, 2013. MORE

Joel Tarr

Joel TarrFew people know the history of Pittsburgh better than Joel Tarr, who has taught at Carnegie Mellon since 1967.

Tarr’s research deals with the history of the urban environment and the development of urban technological systems.