In 2002, Carnegie Mellon University established a Silicon Valley campus at Moffett Field in Mountain View, California to expand the reach of its outstanding professional programs and to perform innovative research in engineering and computer science. Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley offers 6 part-time and full-time master’s degree programs in Software Engineering, Software Management, Information Technology, as well as a bicoastal Ph.D. program in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley is a vibrant research community with groundbreaking initiatives in wireless sensors, machine learning, context area computing, security, energy technology, software and systems engineering, and disaster management. Cutting-edge research centers include the CyLab Mobility Research Center, the Carnegie Mellon Innovations Lab (CMIL), and the Intelligent Systems Lab (ISL). These research centers complement the school’s unique learn-by-doing teaching environment, affording students ample opportunities to explore areas of interest with experienced faculty. Together, these outstanding programs and research centers reflect a distinctive mix of education characterized by the University’s ongoing focus on creating and implementing solutions for real world problems. Students, alumni and faculty play an integral part in the Silicon Valley ecosystem, fostering significant industry-academia partnerships to influence the global software industry and other leading technologies.