Carnegie Mellon University

The main campus in Pittsburgh as seen from the 36th floor of the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh, August 2015.
Hamerschlag, Roberts, and Scott Halls are three of the teaching facilities of the College of Engineering
Wean Hall, home of the world's first internet-enabled soda vending machine.
The Gates Hillman Complex, which houses the School of Computer Science.
Cohon University Center, which contains an indoor swimming pool, bookstore, student club facilities, gym, and cafeteria.
The Tepper Quadrangle, which includes the new home of the Tepper School of Business, opened in 2018.
Posner Hall, former home of the Tepper School of Business
The Scarab lunar rover is being developed by the RI.
The Software Engineering Institute building on Fifth Avenue.
Part of Carnegie Mellon's Education City campus in Qatar.
Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall, home of the Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture and Carnegie Mellon School of Design
Inside the Gates-Hillman Complex of the School of Computer Science.
Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center.
Hunt Library is the largest library on Carnegie Mellon's Pittsburgh campus.
Simplified evolution of Unix systems. The Mach kernel was a fork from BSD 4.3 that led to NeXTSTEP / OPENSTEP, upon which macOS and iOS is based.
The Fence
Two pushers exchange the buggy for Kappa Delta Rho on the first hill of Sweepstakes.
A Mobot competing in the annual Mobot challenge
Carnegie Mellon tennis courts.
Football at Gesling Stadium.
Charles Wilson, former US Secretary of Defense
John Forbes Nash, winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Economics
Edgar Mitchell, NASA astronaut and sixth man to walk on the moon
David Tepper, billionaire hedge fund investor and owner of the Carolina Panthers
Andreas Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems
James Gosling, inventor of Java
Andy Warhol, pop artist
Stephanie Kwolek, Inventor of Kevlar
Charles Geschke, chairman and co-founder of Adobe Systems
Randy Pausch, author of The Last Lecture
Michael Chabon, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist (Did not graduate)
George A. Romero, director of Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead
Josh Groban, singer-songwriter and actor (Did not graduate)
Van Dyke Parks, musician, composer, arranger, and producer (Did not graduate)
Henry Mancini, film composer and recipient of twenty Grammy Awards (Did not graduate)
Stephen Schwartz, musical theater composer for Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell
Kurt Vonnegut, author of Slaughterhouse-Five and Cat's Cradle (Did not graduate)
Zachary Quinto, actor known for Heroes and Star Trek
Holly Hunter, Academy Award-winning actress
Matt Bomer, actor known for White Collar, Magic Mike, and The Boys in the Band
Sutton Foster, Tony Award-winning actress for Thoroughly Modern Millie and Anything Goes; star of Younger
Ted Danson, Emmy Award-winning actor known for Cheers and CSI
Josh Gad, actor known for The Book of Mormon, Frozen, and Beauty and the Beast
Joe Manganiello, actor known for True Blood and Magic Mike
Steven Bochco, ten-time Emmy Award recipient
Cote de Pablo, actress known for NCIS

Private research university based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Laverne & Shirley

American sitcom television series that played for eight seasons on ABC from January 27, 1976, to May 10, 1983.

American sitcom television series that played for eight seasons on ABC from January 27, 1976, to May 10, 1983.

Shirley (left) and Laverne (right)
When Laverne's New Year's Eve date dumps her, an ailing Shirley comforts her.
Cast photo, 1976. Standing, L–R: Carole Ita White, Phil Foster, Eddie Mekka, Betty Garrett. Middle row, standing: Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams. Seated: Michael McKean, David Lander.
"Laverne & Shirley Sing" (1976) cover
"Lenny and the Squigtones" (1979) cover
Fonzie becomes a singing superstar. Pictured are Cindy Williams as Shirley Feeney, Ron Howard as Richie Cunningham, Henry Winkler as Fonzie, and Penny Marshall as Laverne DiFazio.

Michael McKean and David Lander created the characters of Lenny and Squiggy while both were theater students at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Sebastian Thrun at Kitty Hawk in 2021

Sebastian Thrun

German-American entrepreneur, educator, and computer scientist.

German-American entrepreneur, educator, and computer scientist.

Sebastian Thrun at Kitty Hawk in 2021

Before that, he was a Google VP and Fellow, a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, and before that at Carnegie Mellon University.

Robotics Institute

The Robotics Institute (RI) is a division of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

Case Western Reserve University

Private research university in Cleveland, Ohio.

Private research university in Cleveland, Ohio.

John J.R. Macleod, 1923 Nobel Prize winner, with F. G. Banting, for co-discovering Insulin and Western Reserve University Professor of Physiology.
The main building of the Case School of Applied Science in 1916.
Haydn Hall on the Flora Stone Mather Quadrangle, built in 1901.
The controversial "Case" logo.
John D. Rockefeller Physics Building. Framed notes are displayed of Albert Einstein's May 1921 visit to campus meeting with Prof. Dayton C. Miller.
Kelvin Smith Library is the main library of Case Western Reserve.
The Peter B. Lewis Building houses the Weatherhead School of Management, designed by Frank Gehry.
DEXTER, Team Case's autonomous car, in DARPA Grand Challenge 2007.
The Burrell Schmidt telescope at the Warner and Swasey Observatory at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.
The 1200-seat Maltz Performing Arts Center showcases Case Western Reserve's music department and 19 ensembles.
ARPANET network map from 1973 listing Case as an Interface Message Processor (IMP) node.
Adelbert Hall.
The Veale Athletic Center, which houses much of the Case Western Reserve University athletic and Physical Education departments.
The 1904 Case School of Applied Science football team.
Case Western's 2003 Nobel Prize winners – Paul C. Lauterbur and Peter Agre (1st and 2nd from right) with President George Walker Bush
Paul Buchheit, developer of Gmail
Herbert Henry Dow, founder of the Dow Chemical Company
Civil Rights Attorney Fred Gray (J.D.’54)
Craig Newmark, tech billionaire, philanthropist, and founder of Craigslist (B.S. '75, M.S. '77)
Case alumni Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, film directors and producers best known for their work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Edward Williams, co-founder of Sherwin-Williams Paints

The Spartans' primary athletic rival is Carnegie Mellon University.

Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid undergoing testing in the San Francisco Bay Area

Self-driving car

Autonomous vehicle , autonomous car, driver-less car, or robotic car (robo-car), is a car incorporating vehicular automation, that is, a ground vehicle that is capable of sensing its environment and moving safely with little or no human input.

Autonomous vehicle , autonomous car, driver-less car, or robotic car (robo-car), is a car incorporating vehicular automation, that is, a ground vehicle that is capable of sensing its environment and moving safely with little or no human input.

Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid undergoing testing in the San Francisco Bay Area
Roborace autonomous racing car on display at the 2017 New York City ePrix
Tesla Autopilot system is classified as an SAE Level 2 system
Autonomous delivery vehicles stuck in one place by attempting to avoid one another.
A prototype of Waymo's self-driving car, navigating public streets in Mountain View, California in 2017
Google's in-house automated car
US states that allow testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads
A Toyota Prius modified by Google to operate as a driverless car

A landmark autonomous car appeared in the 1980s, with Carnegie Mellon University's Navlab and ALV projects funded by the United States' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) starting in 1984 and Mercedes-Benz and Bundeswehr University Munich's EUREKA Prometheus Project in 1987.

Front entrance of Building 23

Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley

Front entrance of Building 23
Front entrance of Building 23

Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley is a degree-granting branch campus of Carnegie Mellon University located in the heart of Silicon Valley in Mountain View, California.

Scotch'n'Soda Theatre

No Parking Players Improv
Tisbert sketch comedy
The NewWorks Coffeehouse logo

Scotch'n'Soda is a student-run theatre organization that resides on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University.

Uber

American mobility as a service provider.

American mobility as a service provider.

Yellow Uber car in Moscow
An Uber driver in Bogotá, Colombia with the Uber app on a dashboard-mounted smartphone
Travis Kalanick, former CEO of Uber, in 2013
Uber logo used from February 2016 until September 2018
Uber's headquarters in San Francisco (2020)
Testing a Volvo XC90 self-driving car in San Francisco

In early 2015, the company hired approximately 50 people from the robotics department of Carnegie Mellon University.

Extending the Soar Cognitive Architecture by John Laird, 2008.

Soar (cognitive architecture)

Extending the Soar Cognitive Architecture by John Laird, 2008.

Soar is a cognitive architecture, originally created by John Laird, Allen Newell, and Paul Rosenbloom at Carnegie Mellon University.

Andy Bechtolsheim

Andy Bechtolsheim

German electrical engineer, entrepreneur and investor.

German electrical engineer, entrepreneur and investor.

Andy Bechtolsheim
Early Sun workstation hardware
SPARCstation 1, designed circa 1988

At the same time, he had been bored and angry with the level of his studies, which was why he transferred to Carnegie Mellon University in 1975 with the help of a Fulbright scholarship, where he obtained his Master's degree in Computer Science in 1976.