Revolutionary breakthroughs by transforming scientific inquiry.

We are in the midst of a global transformation of scientific discovery, driven by a rapid acceleration in the scope, scale and ubiquity of digital and automation technologies and the availability of vast new sources of data.

As this revolution marches on, Carnegie Mellon is positioned to lead it.

We will harness our scientific prowess with our expertise in engineering and computer and data sciences to elevate human well-being.


Foundational Science


With collaboration built in our university’s DNA and strengths in computation, engineering and data analytics, CMU scientists will lead groundbreaking discoveries that affect all of humankind.

With your support, we will:

  • Advance new paradigms in scientific discovery, driven by interdisciplinary research and the convergence of disciplines.
  • Generate new breakthroughs by drawing on our strengths in data-intensive approaches and computational methods.
  • Create a physical environment that inspires innovation and accelerates scientific discovery.
Campaign Initiatives

You can advance new frontiers of scientific discovery.

Help us make it possible

Support faculty with funding that empowers their research and teaching goals, and assist CMU in recruiting and retaining scientists with the vision to make breakthroughs and transform their fields.

Fellowships and Scholarships
Ensure a CMU education for students regardless of their financial circumstances, and help prepare our students to become the next generation of pioneering scientists.

Faculty Research and Education Fellowships 
Provide critical funding to accelerate promising areas of interdisciplinary research and to explore new scientific lines of inquiry.

State-of-the-Art Facilities and Equipment
Accelerate foundational science and new fields of discovery with enhanced spaces that revolutionize faculty and student research through automation and other advanced technology.

Undergraduate and Graduate Research Funds 
Empower undergraduate and graduate students with hands-on research experience that will prepare them to become leaders in their fields.

Curriculum Innovation Funds
Help the university envision, test and implement innovative advances that will transform education for a rapidly evolving future.

Make it Possible

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