Priya Narasimhan is a professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Her research interests lie in the fields of dependable distributed systems, fault-tolerance, embedded systems, mobile systems, and sports technology. She serves as the academic lead of the Intel Science and Technology Center in Embedded Computing (ISTC-EC) that comprises Carnegie Mellon, Penn State, UIUC, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, UC Berkeley, and Georgia Tech. Narasimhan is the CEO and Founder of YinzCam, Inc., a CMU spin-off company focused on mobile live streaming and scalable video technologies to provide the ultimate mobile fan experience to 40+ professional sports teams/venues. Her spare time is devoted to to watching professional (American) football and ice-hockey games. She is a rabid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Here we go, Steelers! Let's go, Pens!
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1999 Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

1995 MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Californa, Santa Barbara

1993 BS, Physics, Mathematics, and Electronics, BMS College for Women

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Pittsburgh Business Times

Narasimhan featured on her company

ECE’s Priya Narasimhan was featured in the Pittsburgh Business Times on her company, YinzCam.


Narasimhan’s YinzCam, Inc. featured in GeekWire

ECE’s Priya Narasimhan quoted on YinzCam and use of technology to bring sports fans closer to the games and teams they love.

Narasimhan receives 25th Annual History Makers Award

ECE’s Priya Narasimhan will be attending the 25th Annual History Makers Award Dinner on Friday, May 12, to receive an award for her outstanding achievements in technology and innovation for the greater Pittsburgh Area.