Industry and innovation

Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering plays a crucial role in advancing the intellectual and economic landscape of our community, nation, and the world. The college is deeply committed to fostering industry connections, enabling groundbreaking research to integrate with practical applications seamlessly. This collaborative approach strengthens our ties with various industries and gives rise to innovative solutions that result in new products characterized by their utility, usability, and desirability. With a relentless pursuit of excellence in research and development, the College of Engineering continues to be a driving force in shaping the future of technology and its real-world impact.

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The College of Engineering collaborates closely with industry, actively working to engineer solutions for society’s most significant challenges. As global citizens, we engage in research endeavors aimed at positively impacting the lives of people worldwide. With a track record of successful collaborations with various companies, the college stands ready to explore potential partnerships and welcomes opportunities for further cooperation.

Learn more about partnering with the College of Engineering

Shwartz Center for Entrepreneurship


Innovation and entrepreneurship are pivotal pillars for both the College of Engineering and Carnegie Mellon University. CMU offers a range of programs, resources, and events designed to empower students and alumni in successfully launching their innovative ventures.

Learn more about CMU’s entrepreneurship programs and resources

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Carnegie Mellon and the College of Engineering host several career fairs throughout the year, connecting companies from a wide range of industries with the university’s engineering, science, and computer science students.

Learn about CMU student recruitment opportunities