Research and Education Centers & Initiatives
The Tepper School maintains a variety of research and education centers that explore a wide range of disciplines and co-curricular activities, often collaborating with other colleges across the Carnegie Mellon campus in advancing theory and practice.
Accelerate Leadership Center
The Accelerate Leadership Center offers one-to-one coaching, a series of leadership workshops and Leadership Development Certification for students to create action plans that advance their personal and professional leadership goals.
Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center
CEIC’s primary mission is to work with industry, labor, government and all other relevant stakeholders to address the strategic problems of the electricity industry. Research, doctoral training, and course development are essential to its mission.
Center for Behavioral & Decision Research
The center provides research support in a mixture of facilities, research assistants and direct funding of new research projects using the tools of psychology, economics, and neuroscience.
Center for Organizational Learning, Innovation and Knowledge
Researchers across disciplines are making fundamental contributions to our understanding of learning and knowledge transfer in groups, organizations and social networks.
Green Design Institute
The Green Design Institute (GDI) at Carnegie Mellon University seeks to conduct, foster and promote research pertaining to infrastructure and systems growth in the developing world.
PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation
The PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation is focused on FINTECH to shape the financial services of the future with technology and analytics. It draws upon the thought and research leadership of Carnegie Mellon faculty and extensive business expertise of PNC stakeholders.
Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship
The Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship works to serve the entire CMU community to accelerate bringing research innovations and ideas to the global marketplace.
Tepper Blockchain Initiative
The Tepper School established the Tepper Blockchain Initiative to foster innovations in the design, use, ethics, and regulation of decentralized, blockchain-based technologies.
Tepper Health Care Initiative
The Tepper Health Care Initiative showcases the school's research advances, educational endeavors, thought leadership, entrepreneurship, and industry partnerships addressing health care challenges.
Tepper Inclusive Growth and Prosperity Initiative
The initiative for Inclusive Growth and Prosperity initiative seeks to increase engagement on topics such as how changes in the workplace, business, and trade environments impact labor earnings and wage inequality; how geographic, educational, and other barriers impede access to new jobs and new markets; and how tax and social policy can respond to today’s challenges while preserving growth.
Tepper Sustainability Initiative
The Tepper Sustainability Initiative encompasses a wide range of topics, including energy, natural resources, and the environment; health and social well-being; engineering; and architecture considering impacts of actions today on outcomes in the future.