Welcome to E&TIM
Carnegie Mellon University invites engineering and other technical professionals to earn a one-year, interdisciplinary MS degree in Engineering and Technology Innovation Management (E&TIM).
From nanotechnology to critical infrastructure, biomedical engineering to the environment, energy to information technology, today's opportunities and challenges have both technical and management dimensions.
The E&TIM program equips students for meaningful careers as leaders in innovation and the strategic management of technology.
- Congratulations!! Stephanie Beels & Mayuri Gupta, E&TIM/BME 2016 Dual Degree Students's team chosen as finalist at the Mylan Hackathon! The Steel City Engineers (a Carnegie Mellon University student team including 3 BME, 3 ECE, and 2 E&TIM students (Mayuri Gupta and Stephanie Beels) were finalists at the Mylan Hackathon with Mylan Pharmaceuticals in Canonsburg, PA. The Steel City Engineers were chosen as one of 4 of the finalist out of 24 student teams. Their app was a process innovation to change the way that patients in underdeveloped counties who have or might have HIV interact with physicians, pharmacists, and members of their community.
- 2015 E&TIM Summer Internships
- Bridge for Billions was selected into Idea Foundry. Idea Foundry provides 12-weeks of mentoring this summer, $10K, an introduction to investors and possible $50K grant at the summer’s culmination. Bridge for Billions was founded by E&TIM’14 Alums, including Pablo Sanchez Santaeufemia (Dual Degree w/ Mech E’15), Jils George (Mech E’15), Jessica Kou (Dual Degree with BME’15) and Olisa Okonkwo. Bridge for Billions is a crowd source incubator that turns dreams and dedication into investment-worthy businesses. BFB's 1st piolet project, Del Rincon, an organic agave business from Mexico, has already finished the Bridge for Billions process and launched a funding campaign. He will be creating jobs for 8 families in rurual Mexico. 6/15
- Shang Wang E&TIM ’14 is the Business Development Manager for the Pittsburgh startup Maven Machines, which released a wearable alert system to its first customer, PGT Trucking. 5/15
- Mario Avila (E&TIM ’13/MechE ’14) and the Hyliion team won the Clean Tech prize of $50,000 from the Department of Energy for their SMART Suspension System, an add-on module for tractor-trailers that captures otherwise wasted energy to reduce fuel consumption. The Hyliion team also placed first in Columbia University’s Venture Competition’s Global Challenge. 4/15
- E&TIM Alum’s Arden Rosenblatt ‘13 & Alejandro Sklar ’14, co-founders of PieceMaker (3D Printing) were among the entrepreneurs providing guidance to teams competing at CMU Venture Challenge" 4/15. Arden and Alejandro were also featured in the opening video for Pittsburgh’s 2015 Alpha Lab and Alpha Lab Gear Demo Day. 6/15
- Daniel Clerk, E&TIM ‘15 Student, and his team won 1st Place in the 2015 Heinz College Social Innovation Solutions Challenge with their idea for a Solar Powered Oil Expeller in West Africa. 3/15
- Srinath Vaddepally, E&TIM ‘12/ECE ’13 Alum, selected as CMU I-Corps Team. 2/15
- Shang Wang, E&TIM ’14, was named the first winner of the “Outstanding E&TIM Internship Presentation Award.” The award has been established in memory of Raunaq Singh Gandhok, a member of the E&TIM class of 2013. 12/14
- Read about Tessa Roscoe’s, E&TIM ’14/CEE ’15 Alum, E&TIM 2014 Summer Internship in Thailand.
- Corinne Pascale’s, E&TIM ’09, product wins Innovation Award!
- Read the interview about Srinath Vaddepally's (E&TIM/ECE 2013 Alum) AlertCall™
- 2014 E&TIM Summer Internships
- E&TIM Alumni are Among 16 Alumni Startups Receiving Investment From Carnegie Mellon's Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund. Learn more.
Congratulations to Srinath Vaddepally, E&TIM/ECE 2013 Alum! Srinath has incorporated his company AVYAYAH Technologies LLC in Pittsburgh, PA. AVYAYAH Technologies focuses on two projects:
RistCall™: A patient safety platform for healthcare and nursing facilities. www.ristcall.com
AlertCall™: A student & community safety platform. www.alertcall.org
Also, Srinath has been accepted to an upcoming JHF Patient Safety Fellowship'14. More details of JHF Patient Safety Fellowship can be found at: http://www.jhf.org/new-prescriptions/professional-education.aspx
- 3D Printing The Original Factory-In-A-Store™ from Arden Rosenblatt's (CEO/Co-Founder | E&TIM'13) and Alejandro Sklar's (CTO/Co-Founder | E&TIM‘14) company, PieceMaker Technologies,is staying in SW Randall Toys in Squirrel Hill! SW Randall will remain the first and only retail store in the country with customizable toys, jewelry and other gifts 3D printed right in store. Stop in 7 days a week to make a one-of-kind gifts for yourself or someone special, and see why CNBC names them a top trending toy of 2014! http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000246951
- Congratulations to Srinath Vaddepally (E&TIM ’12/ECE ’13) and Kaihei Takagi & Brett Bergman (E&TIM/BME ‘14), for being selected as a 2014 QIT Health Innovator Fellows! The QIT Health Innovator Fellowship is a highly competitive fellowship with a specific focus to developing meaningful solutions to healthcare plights through hi-tech products and services. QIT offers seven bi-weekly speaker sessions with leading area entrepreneurs for graduate students in healthcare professions, policy, public health, engineering, IT, or business. For more information about the QIT Health Innovator Fellowship, visit: http://www.qitcenter.org
- Congratulations to Arden Rosenblatt (CEO/Co-Founder | E&TIM'13) and Alejandro Sklar (CTO/Co-Founder | E&TIM‘14)whose company, PieceMaker Technologies, was selected to represent one of 2 CMU startups in AlphaLab Gear's inaugural cycle of hardware companies.
- Congratulations to Project Olympus Spring 2013 Spark Grant Award Winners! Arden Rosenblatt’s, (CEO/Co-Founder | E&TIM‘13) and Alejandro Sklar’s (CTO/Co-Founder | E&TIM‘14), PieceMaker Technologies, was one of 5 PROBE Projects awarded a $3000 start-up micro-grant from the Olympus Spark Grant fund.
- Congratulations to Project Olympus Summer 2013 Spark Grant Award Winners! Srinath Vaddepally, (CEO/Co-Founder | E&TIM ’12/ECE ’13) and Sreeram Kurrup (Product Manager | E&TIM ’12) who received funding for their first product RistCall™ (Smart wrist band wireless call bell system) for their project registered as "Avyayah Technologies" in Project Olymus.
- Alumnus Prajakta Kulkarni (ETIM '09) reminds innovators: "The America Invents Act is Coming: Three IP Management Capabilities You Need Before March 2013." Her co-authored article was featured in Kalypso consulting agency's Viewpoints.
- Alumnus Harris Kyriakou (ETIM '09) was interviewed for Columbia College's Columbia Chronicle for his research experience in 3D printing. This research has also been featured in a paper he has co-authored, "Networks of Innovation in 3D Printing," presented at the September 2012 Workshop on Information in Networks in NYC.
- Congratulations to 2013 Heinz College's Social Innovation Solutions Challenge participants! E&TIMers include: Jillian Chen, 1st place team for a social media site for Latin American school teachers; Prateek Arora, 2nd place team for a backpack-like water transportation and filtration system; Dhir Kothari, 3rd place team for a nutrient bar with an oral re-hydration solution; and Anisha Jhaveri, Apeksha Mehta, and Ameya Bhat, 4th place team for rehabilitation equipment for paraplegics using NASA anti-gravity technology and electric stimulation.
- E&TIM Dual Degree alumnus Max Franklin (ETIM/MECH E '11) was featured in the Fall/Winter 2012 Carnegie Mellon Engineering Magazine. Check out the story to learn how the program has prepared him for the workplace.
- Dr. Raul Valdes-Perez was the guest speaker at "Celebration of E&TIM 2012," an annual end-of-year celebration for E&TIM students. Dr. Valdes-Perez received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University and has been a member of the computer science faculty. As a high tech entrepreneur, he co-founded and served as CEO of Vivisimo, which was bought by IBM in 2012. Dr. Valdes-Perez is also the author of the 2012 book “Advice is for Winners."
- This September, Forbes India featured Lenny An (ETIM '12) as part of an article about American students interning in India. Lenny spent his summer in Bangalore, interning with Infosys.
- As a PENSA Design Studio summer intern, Vikash Balasubramanian (Dual Degree ETIM/MechE '13) worked on a team to develop and build a prototype for Street Charge— a unique, solar-powered USB charging station recently installed for public use in Brooklyn, NY. See NY Daily News for more details and plans for future installations.
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