Carnegie Mellon University Africa
On November 4, the students kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to support the Innovators Forward Fellowship Fund. Determined to pay it forward to support future students, CMU-Africa students came together to give access to a top-tier education.
Carnegie Mellon University has named Jonathan Cagan interim dean of the College of Engineering.
Daniel Omeiza, a 2nd year MSIT student taking data science and software engineering concentrations, was recently selected to be part of the Google’s Inside Look program in Munich, Germany.
Sylvia Makario (MSIT ‘18) saw a problem in her home country — it was difficult to obtain quality data and information on political candidates running for election. She and six of her fellow Kenyan students devised a solution.
The 5-day hackathon organized by UNDP Rwanda and Meteo Rwanda targeted the creation of early warning systems for climate change, with an intent of assisting in government disaster response and planning.
EPP Professors Paulina Jaramillo and Nathan Williams, and the new Mini-Grid Innovation Lab for Africa aim to sustainably deploy electrical mini-grids in rural Africa.
CMU-Africa held its fifth graduation ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, where 45 students received master’s degrees in information technology and electrical and computer engineering.
This year marked not only CMU-Africa’s 5th graduation ceremony, but also the graduation of the first cohort of Mastercard Foundation Scholars at CMU-Africa
Carnegie Mellon University Africa will celebrate its fifth graduation on Tuesday, June 5, marking another year of the location advancing technology education in one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world.
In regards to “Servant Leadership: cultivating a culture of service and philanthropy in the African context”, Mrs. Masiyiwa shares her experience and challenges the youth to assume leadership
An all-youth panel of CMU-Africa alumni and students highlighting some of the work they are engaged in and encouraging the youth to get involved in innovation.
CMU-Africa was the lead partner of the Transform Africa Summit 2018, and participated in several engaging sessions throughout the three day event, from May 7th – 10th 2018.
The Women Techmakers event hosted by CMU-Africa drew a huge crowd from all over Kigali including students from AIMS, ALU and Kepler, who were enthusiastic to find out how the amazing panelists had made it as women in technology.
On April 5th 2018, CMU-Africa's director, Prof. Vijayakumar Bhagavatula, was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Carnegie Mellon University Africa students and staff paid a visit to the Nyamata Genocide memorial site for the 24th commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsi.
The hackathon aimed at engaging and inspiring students to become more involved in the cybersecurity field by challenging them to solve a cybersecurity challenge.
The contest brought forth contestants from Toastmasters clubs all-over Rwanda, to compete at the national level, in the international speech and humorous speech categories.
IEEE President-elect Prof. José Moura visited CMU-Africa's campus. He delivered a guest lecture on using deep data analytics to help city managers and planners better manage their resources and design better cities.
On Friday 23rd February 2018, CMU-Africa held an internships fair at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. Students in their first year of study met with over a dozen companies, in search for a 3-month internship.
Vijayakumar Bhagavatula assumed office of director on January 1, 2018. Prior to joining CMU-Africa, he has served in various positions at CMU, the latest being the interim vice provost for research.
CMU-Africa students win first prize again at the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology’s (NM-AIST) Africa Grand Challenge competition in Arusha, Tanzania.
The Inspirational Leadership award recognizes an individual who inspires others. One who influences without authority, often putting the interests of others ahead of their own, and serves as a champion for staff.
Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional accolade bestowed solely to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation.
Rahab Wangari (MSIT’18) shares insight on her internship experience at Verve KO Limited, a technology products and services company offering Business Solutions, Outsourcing and Consulting.
Samantha Tetteh (MSIT’18) shares insight on her internship experience at Rancard Solutions (Ghana) Limited. Rancard develops cloud based software solutions for mobile content discovery and delivery in Africa.
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