Carnegie Mellon University
Director of Media Relations
School of Computer Science
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Editor, The Link Magazine
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The School of Computer Science is the point of contact for questions regarding computer science and related disciplines including robotics, machine learning, language technologies, human-computer interaction, software research and computational biology.
Carnegie Mellon University includes computer-related resources beyond the School of Computer Science. Some of the major organizations and their contacts include:
Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringThe ECE Department is part of the College of Engineering and includes the headquarters for CyLab, a campus-wide computer security research center.
Media contact: Chriss Swaney, Director of Media Relations | 412-268-5776 | [Click to Reveal Email]
Carnegie Mellon University in QatarOur campus in Doha, Qatar, offers a bachelor’s degree program in computer science.
Media contact: Murry Evans, Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations | [Click to Reveal Email]
Software Engineering InstituteA federally funded research and development center operated by Carnegie Mellon University, the SEI includes the CERT Program, which identifies Internet security vulnerabilities and works to improve the security of networked systems.
Media contact: Richard Lynch, Public Relations Manager | 412-268-5656 | [Click to Reveal Email]
Pittsburgh Supercomputing CenterThe PSC provides researchers nationwide with access to several high-performance computing systems and is a joint effort of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, together with Westinghouse Electric Company.
Media contact: Kenneth Chiacchia, Senior Science Writer | 412-268-4960 | [Click to Reveal Email]
School of Computer Science at a Glance
Academic Units:Computer Science Department
Machine Learning Department
Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Language Technologies Institute
Institute for Software Research
Lane Center for Computational Biology
Enrollment (Fall 2012):Undergraduate: 599 (26 percent female)
Masters: 513 (25 percent female)
Doctoral: 462 (23 percent female)
Faculty & Research:Faculty (full- and part-time): 282
Four current and emeritus faculty members are recipients of the A.M. Turing Award, the most prestigious technical award for computing.
Funded research: $80 million
Leadership:Randal E. Bryant, Dean
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Gates Center for Computer Science
Hillman Center for Future Generation Technologies
The Gates and Hillman centers, opened in 2009, include 217,000 square feet of classroom, office and laboratory space. Designed by Mack Scoggin Merrill Elam Architects of Atlanta, Ga., the buildings are LEED Gold certified as a green building in 2011 and won the American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Architecture in 2012. The buildings are home to the School of Computer Science offices, Computer Science Department, Machine Learning Department, Languages Technologies Institute and the Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology.Download High-Resolution Photo
Newell-Simon Hall, opened in 2000, includes 140,000 square feet of classroom, office and laboratory space. The building is home to the Robotics Institute and the Human-Computer Interaction Institute.Download High-Resolution Photo
Wean Hall, opened in 1971, once housed the bulk of the School of Computer Science and remains the home of the Institute for Software Research.Download High-Resolution Photo