One of Carnegie Mellon's great strengths has been its ability
to push experimental computer science ideas from theory to
practical demonstration, continuously testing new fundamental
insights by constructing large prototype systems in which
they are embodied.In the past 15 years alone, SCS researchers
have pioneered developments in the areas of parallel processing,
networking, distributed systems, software technology, and
Research Areas categorizes for the diverse work going on in SCS.
The Research Sponsors page lists the funding sources that have made
SCS research possible. Spin-offs follows SCS research that has moved
beyond the University to industry or nonprofit sectors.