Carnegie Mellon Engineering




CIT Research Centers and Institutes

CIT has a wealth of research projects, working collaboratively across departments and colleges and with partners in academia, industry, and government. The centers below represent college-level centers. Use the links below to review an overview of our research centers or go directly to their website.

 

Bone Tissue Engineering Center (BTEC)

Director: Jeffrey O. Hollinger, D.D.S., Ph.D., Biomedical Health Engineering (BHE), Biological Sciences (Carnegie Mellon), Orthopedic Surgery and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (UPMC)

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Carnegie Mellon CyLab

Founding Director: Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, University of California, San Diego

Co-Director: Richard D. Pethia, Director, CERT

Co-Director: Virgil Gligor, Director

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Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center (CEIC)

Director: Jay Apt, Professor Engineering & Public Policy and Tepper School of Business

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Carnegie Mellon|Portugal

Director: Jose M. F. Moura, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Carnegie Mellon Vehicle Electrification Group

Director: Jeremy Michalek, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy

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Center for Advanced Process Decision-Making (CAPD)

Director: Ignacio E. Grossmann, University R. Dean Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies (CAPS)

Director: Neil M. Donahue, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Engineering and Public Policy

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Center for Bioimage Informatics (CBI)

Director: Jelena Kovacevic, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering

Founding Director: Robert F. Murphy, Professor of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering

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Center for Bio-Robotics

Director: Metin Sitti, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

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Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making (CEDM)

PI: M. Granger Morgan, Lord Professor and Head, Department of Engineering & Public Policy

Executive Director: Michael Griffin, Associate Research Professor, Engineering & Public Policy

Co-Director and Co-PI:  Inês Lima Azevedo, Assistant Research Professor, Engineering and Public Policy

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Center for Circuits and System Solutions (C2S2)

Director: Larry Pileggi, Tanato Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Center for Complex Fluids Engineering (CCFE)

Director: Robert Tilton, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering

Director, Colloids, Polymers and Surfaces (CPS) Educational Program:

Annette Jacobson, Teaching Professor of Chemical Engineering

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Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT)

Director, CEINT@Carnegie Mellon & Deputy Director, CEINT: Greg Lowry, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Center for Implantable Medical Microsystems (CIMM)

Director: Gary Fedder, Director of ICES, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Robotics

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Center for International Relations and Politics (CIRP)

Director: Kiron K. Skinner, Director, Center for International Relations and Politics and Associate Professor, Department of Social and Decision Sciences

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Center for Iron and Steelmaking Research (CISR)

Director: Richard Fruehan, U.S. Steel Professor of Materials Science & Engineering

Associate Director: Sridhar Seetharaman, Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering

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Center for the Mechanics and Engineering of Cellular Systems (CMECS)

Director: Philip LeDuc, Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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Center for MEMS-Instrumented Self-Configuring Integrated Circuits (MISCIC)

Director: T.E. (Ed) Schlesinger, Department Head and David Edward Schramm Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Center for Multiscale Modeling for Engineering Materials (CM2EM)

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Center for Nano-enabled Device and Energy Technologies (CNXT)

Director: Elias Towe, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering

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Center for Product Strategy & Innovation

Director: Jonathan Cagan, George Tallman and Florence Barrett Ladd Professor in Engineering

Director: Peter Boatwright, Associate Professor of Marketing

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Center for Sensed Critical Infrastructure Research (CenSCIR)

Executive Director: Matthew Sanfilippo

Co-Director: Irving Oppenheim, Head, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Co-Director: José M. F. Moura, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Center for Sustainable Engineering (CSE)

Director: Chris Hendrickson, Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy

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Center for Silicon System Implementation (CSSI)

Director: Shawn Blanton, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Center for Water Quality in Urban Environmental Systems (WaterQUEST)

Director: Jeanne VanBriesen, Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering

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CERT Coordination Center (CERTCC)

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Data Storage Systems Center (DSSC)

Director: Jimmy Zhu, ABB Professor of Engineering and Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Associate Director: Jim Bain, Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering

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General Motors Collaborative Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon

Co-Director, Carnegie Mellon: Ragunathan (Raj) Rajkumar, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Co-Director, General Motors: Nady Boules, Director of General Motors' Electrical & Controls Integration Lab

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Green Design Institute (GDI)

Executive Director and Co-Director: Michael Griffin, Associate Research Professor, Engineering & Public Policy

Co-Director: Chris Hendrickson, Duquesne Light Professor of Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Institute for Complex Engineered Systems (ICES)

Director: Gary Fedder, Director of ICES, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Robotics

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Institute for Strategic Analysis (CMU-ISA)

Director: Kiron Skinner, Director of CMU's Center for International Relations and Politics, Associate Professor of Social and Decision Sciences

Executive Director: Arlane Gordon-Bray

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Microsystems Research Cluster

Director: Gary Fedder, Director of ICES, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Robotics

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Mobility Research Center

Director: Bob Iannucci, Director, Associate Dean, Distinguished Service Professor, Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley

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Smart Infrastructure Incubator

Faculty Co-Director: Burcu Akinci, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Faculty Co-Director: Bruno Sinopoli, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Robotics Institute, and Mechanical Engineering

Executive Director: Matthew Sanfilippo

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Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education & Research (SEER)

Director: Neil Donahue, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Engineering and Public Policy

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SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of Engineering (JIE)

Co-Director: Jimmy Zhu, Director, DSSC

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Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation

Director: M. Granger Morgan, University and Lord Chair Professor and Head, Department of Engineering & Public Policy

Associate Director: Andrew Gellman, Lord Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

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