Carnegie Mellon Engineering


  • Electrical and computer engineering researchers awarded $12M DARPA BRASS project. Read More
  • Dean James H. Garrett Jr. named 2016 Metcalf Award winner by the ESWP. Read More
  • CMU Privacy Engineering students host privacy clinic at 2016 Data Privacy Day. Read More
  • Carnegie Mellon and Lehigh research team awarded $1 million grant to study anti-thermal behavior in materials. Read More
  • White House CTO Ed Felten to address latest privacy concerns at CMU's Privacy Day. Read More
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  • MechE students design vertical landing system for rockets

    MechE students Donghoon Son, David Colmenares, and Onder Erin designed a rocket control system to successfully land rocket boosters vertically as part of the final project for the MechE Nonlinear Controls Course. Their design won them a first-place recognition from Space-X, who sponsored the course.  Read More
  • Hyperloop team mentioned in Bloomberg

    A team of CMU Engineering students was mentioned in Bloomberg Business for its Hyperloop high-speed transportation pod design, part of an entry into a competition sponsored by SpaceX and hosted at Texas A&M University of more than 120 teams from 20 countries.  Read More
  • BME Ph.D founds breast cancer diagnostic start-up

    BME doctoral student Molly Blank has leveraged her thesis research to found startup company PalpAid. Her innovative technology for tracking benign breast masses has been selected by AlphaLab Gear, a national startup accelerator, as a finalist for its National Hardware Cup.  Read More
  • Ph.D. student interns at NASA Langley Research Center

    MechE Ph.D. student Meghan Chandarana spent last summer working on a more intuitive way to allow non-expert users to build unmanned arial vehicle (UAV) flight paths as an intern at Langley Research Center’s Autonomy Incubator. She developed a program that uses gesture-based controls to build UAV trajectories.  Read More

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