A report on Mellon Institute of Industrial Research

Former research institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, which is now part of Carnegie Mellon University.

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Carnegie Mellon University

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Private research university based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Private research university based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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

The university is the result of a merger of the Carnegie Institute of Technology and the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research.

University of Pittsburgh

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Public state-related research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Public state-related research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Hugh Henry Brackenridge, founder of Pittsburgh Academy, the precursor to the University of Pittsburgh
The university in 1833 at its location on 3rd Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh
The Cathedral of Learning, the centerpiece of Pitt's campus and the tallest educational building in the Western Hemisphere
Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine at the University of Pittsburgh.
The lower campus, the traditional heart of the university, is typified by Gothic Revival architecture including Heinz Chapel (right) and the Stephen Foster Memorial (center foreground), but the 42-story Cathedral of Learning dominates most views across the Oakland neighborhood.
Heinz Memorial Chapel
The restored Louis XV mirrored ballroom of the Beaux-Arts styled William Pitt Union
The art gallery at the Frick Fine Arts Building
Trees Field
Thomas Starzl Biomedical Science Tower is connected to the med school and UPMC's flagship hospitals
Aerial view of the university and Oakland neighborhood; Carnegie Mellon University is at top-right
Then-Vice President of the United States Joe Biden speaks at the Peterson Events Center on April 5, 2016.
The Indian Classroom, one of 31 Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning
The 52 ft high, half acre (2,000 m²) Commons Room of the Cathedral of Learning serves as a major study and event space for the university and its students.
Salk Hall, where Jonas Salk's team performed the research that led to the first polio vaccine, is also the home of the School of Dental Medicine and School of Pharmacy.
Litchfield Towers, Pitt's largest and tallest residence hall
Sutherland Hall on the upper campus is named for legendary Pitt football coach Jock Sutherland.
Rock band Walk the Moon performs at Fall Fest 2015
Varsity Walk
Pitt's Stephen Foster Memorial contains two theaters
The Music Building once served as home to the original studio for Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.
Student media and other organizations are largely headquartered within the William Pitt Union, seen here with the Millennium Panther.
The Oakland Zoo, Pitt basketball's student cheering club
Cheering on the Pitt football team has traditionally been one of the most celebrated activities at the university, as depicted in this cover art from a 1915 game program.
Pitt Football playing Notre Dame at Heinz Field in 2015
Pitt basketball in the Petersen Events Center
The "Pitt script " logo is the primary logo of the University's athletics department. Since 1939, Pitt has used stylized versions of the signature of the City of Pittsburgh's namesake, William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, as logos in various capacities.
Alumni Hall, home to the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, and Alumni Relations
Samuel J. R. McMillan (1846), U.S. Senator from Minnesota
Andrew Mellon 49th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
Philip Hench (M.D. 1920), recipient of the 1950 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Academy Award–winning dancer and actor, Gene Kelly (1933)
Olympic Gold-winning runner, John Woodruff (1939)
Paul Lauterbur (Ph.D. 1962), recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Orrin Hatch (J.D. 1962), U.S. Senator from Utah
Ben Cardin (B.A. 1964), U.S. Senator from Maryland
Wangari Maathai (M.Sc. 1965), recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
Fred Rogers, television host
John Irving, bestselling author
Dan Marino (1983), football player
Michael Chabon (B.A. 1984), Pulitzer Prize–winning author
Vjosa Osmani (M.L. 2004, S.J.D. 2015), 5th President of Kosovo

Historic structures within, adjacent to, or near Pitt's campus, but not belonging to the university, include the Carnegie Museum buildings, Frick School, Forbes Field wall remnant, Magee Estate iron fence, the Schenley Fountain, Mellon Institute, Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Schenley High School, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall – where scenes of The Silence of the Lambs were filmed in 1990, and the Stephen Foster sculpture.

Richard B. Mellon

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Banker, industrialist, and philanthropist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Banker, industrialist, and philanthropist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Mellon in 1924

They also made joint philanthropic gifts, notably several large donations to their alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh, including creation of the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research to honor their father, which is now a part of Carnegie Mellon University.

Oakland (Pittsburgh)

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Academic and healthcare center of Pittsburgh and one of the city's major cultural centers.

Academic and healthcare center of Pittsburgh and one of the city's major cultural centers.

North Oakland seen from near the top of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning.
Heinz Memorial Chapel at the University of Pittsburgh
Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
The Carnegie Museums
Hamerschlag Hall at Carnegie Mellon University
The University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning viewed from the William Pitt Union
The University of Pittsburgh's Alumni Hall
The Pittsburgh Public Schools' Board of Education administration building
Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park
Carnegie Mellon University's Mellon Institute
Aerial view of Pittsburgh Public Schools' historic Schenley High School
Soldier and Sailors' Memorial on 5th Avenue in North Oakland.
Pittsburgh Athletic Association, built 1909–1911, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard.
The former Y.M.H.A., is now Pitt's Bellefield Hall
The former Schenley Apartments, now Schenley Quadrangle residences at the University of Pittsburgh
The former Schenley Hotel, now the University of Pittsburgh's William Pitt Union.
Clapp Hall at the University of Pittsburgh
Former Mellon Institute building, now the University of Pittsburgh's Allen Hall
The former Ruskin Apartments, now the University of Pittsburgh's Ruskin Hall
The former National Union Fire Insurance Company building, now the University of Pittsburgh's Thackeray Hall
The Frick Fine Arts Building at the University of Pittsburgh
The former William Jacob Holland residence, now the Music Building at the University of Pittsburgh
The University Club, now a building on Pitt's campus
Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain (A Song to Nature)
Stephen Foster (sculpture)
The Stephen Foster Memorial at the University of Pittsburgh
Dippy (sculpture)
Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral
O'Hara Student Center
Bellefield Presbyterian Church
The Louisa Street city steps (with bike runnel) in West Oakland. Photo by Laura Zurowski.
The Frazier Street city steps in South Oakland. Photo by Laura Zurowski.
The refurbished Joncaire Street city steps (with bike runnel) in Central Oakland.

Carnegie Mellon University is the result of a 1967 merger of the Carnegie Institute of Technology, founded in Oakland in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie, and Mellon Institute, founded in 1913 by Andrew W. and Richard B. Mellon to conduct industrial research.

Allen Hall at the University of Pittsburgh

Allen Hall (University of Pittsburgh)

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Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark and a contributing property to the Schenley Farms National Historic District.

Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark and a contributing property to the Schenley Farms National Historic District.

Allen Hall at the University of Pittsburgh
The original library of the Mellon Institute on the building's first floor
Interior of Allen Hall
Detail of main entrance door
Close-up of the plaque as of November 2015.
Allen Hall circa 1915 when it served as the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research
Allen Hall in 2008

Completed in 1914 and originally serving as the home to the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, the six story Greek Revival building designed by J. H. Giesey now serves as the home of the university's Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Andrew Mellon

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American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, and politician.

American banker, businessman, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector, and politician.

The Mellon National Bank Building, which served as the headquarters of Mellon National Bank after it was completed in 1924
Time cover, July 2, 1923
Portrait photograph of A.W. Mellon, 1924
President Calvin Coolidge favored Mellon's economic policies
Mellon on US stamp
Mellon and his successor as Secretary of the Treasury, Ogden L. Mills
Mellon Institute of Industrial Research
The Alba Madonna by Raphael, was bought for the Hermitage by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia in 1836. It was sold to Andrew Mellon by the Soviet Government in 1931 for $1,166,400, the largest sum ever paid for a painting until that time.
The Annunciation by Jan van Eyck (1434) was purchased for the Hermitage by Emperor Nicholas I of Russia in 1850. It was sold to Andrew Mellon in June 1930 for $502,899.
Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain

Mellon committed to his first large-scale act of philanthropy in 1913, when he and his brother, Richard, established the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research as a department of the University of Pittsburgh.

The Mellon Institute of Industrial Research is one of the principal facilities of the Mellon College of Science

Mellon College of Science

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Part of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.

Part of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.

The Mellon Institute of Industrial Research is one of the principal facilities of the Mellon College of Science
Wean Hall

The college is named for the Mellon family, founders of the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, a predecessor of Carnegie Mellon University.

The Pittsburgh Athletic Association (1911), listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Benno Janssen

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American architect.

American architect.

The Pittsburgh Athletic Association (1911), listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Alumni Hall (1915) at the University of Pittsburgh, formerly the Masonic Temple, went through a two-year, $16 million preservation and renovation effort that was completed in 2000
Mellon Institute (1937) is known for its monolithic columns, the largest such one-piece columns in the world
Buhl Building at 204 Fifth Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh (1913)
Kaufmann's department store in downtown Pittsburgh, designed by Charles Bickel in 1898, with an addition done by Janssen & Abbott in 1913
Rogers School for the Creative and Performing Arts, Pittsburgh (1914)
George J. Schmitt House, designed by Janssen & Abbott (1916)
William Penn Hotel (1916 & 1928)
Alumni Hall (1921), now Eberly Hall at the University of Pittsburgh
Longue Vue Club (1923), in Penn Hills Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Fortieth Street Bridge, Pittsburgh (1924)
The Y.M.H.A. (1926), now Bellefield Hall at the University of Pittsburgh
Westinghouse Air Brake Company General Office Building in Wilmerding, PA, designed by Frederick J. Osterling in 1890, with additional designs done by Janssen & Cocken in 1927
Keystone Athletic Club (1929), now Lawrence Hall at Point Park University
20th Century Club (1930)
Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School building (1931) at the University of Pittsburgh

He is best known for monumental buildings such as the Pittsburgh Athletic Association (1911), the Masonic Temple (1915 - now Alumni Hall of the University of Pittsburgh), William Penn Hotel (1916 and again in 1928), Mellon Institute (1937), the Longue Vue Club (1923), Rolling Rock Club and Stables (1928 - near Ligonier, Pennsylvania), the T.W. Phillips Gas & Oil Company (Butler, Pennsylvania), the Keystone Athletic Club (1929 - now Lawrence Hall of Point Park University), and the Washington Crossing Bridge (Pittsburgh), also called the 40th Street Bridge (1924).

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, built in 1911, at 5th Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard.

Fifth Avenue (Pittsburgh)

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One of the longest streets in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

One of the longest streets in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, built in 1911, at 5th Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard.

Image:Mellon Institute 01.JPG|Mellon Institute of Industrial Research of Carnegie Mellon University, built in 1937, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and S. Bellefield Avenue.

Theatrical release poster

The Dark Knight Rises

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2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan, and the story with David S. Goyer.

2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, who co-wrote the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan, and the story with David S. Goyer.

Theatrical release poster
A Tumbler on the set of The Dark Knight Rises in Pittsburgh
Wollaton Hall in Nottingham was used as Wayne Manor, Bruce Wayne's residence.
A digitally mapped model of Tom Hardy's face and skull was used to design and construct Bane's mask.
The Bat-Signal projected against the Fifth Avenue Place during filming in Pittsburgh.
Formula One team Lotus F1 carried a special livery to promote The Dark Knight Rises at the 2012 British Grand Prix.

Filming in Pittsburgh also took place at the Mellon Institute and Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.