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How to Design a World-Class Engineering College
A History of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University
Leah Pileggi

Carnegie Mellon University Press



Contents

• THE BIRTH OF PITTSBURGH’S SCHOOLS
• Andrew Carnegie
The Key to Success – Choosing the Right People
• Finding the Right Engineer for the Job

• Arthur A. Hamerschlag
Initial Structure of the Carnegie Technical Schools
• Building Construction and Hiring

• From Technical School to University
• A BROADER PERSPECTIVE
• A New Dimension for Carnegie Tech
• Beginnings of Interdisciplinary/Collaborative
• Research at Carnegie Tech
• Birth of the Carnegie Plan
General Electric’s Advanced Engineering Courses
• The Carnegie Plan

• Graduate Research
• Research Funding
• World War II
• The Plan Lives On
• A MERGER AND A SEPARATION
• Benjamin Richard Teare
• Going Global
• Mellon Institute + Carnegie Tech
• A Toor de Force
Diversity
• Engineering and Public Policy
• MANY FIRSTS
• Design Beginnings
• Engineering Design Research Center (EDRC)
• Strategic Faculty Hires between 1974 ad 1984
• The Data Storage Systems Center
• The SRC-CMU Computer-Aided Design Center
• A Fresh Look at CIT’s Freshman Curriculum
• Wipe the Slate Clean
• The Information Networking Institute
• The Department of Biomedical Engineering
• FULL STEAM AHEAD FOR THE LITTLE ENGINEERING COLLEGE THAT COULD
• Exploiting Expertise in a Collaborative Environment
• Global Expansion of the CIT Brand
• Educating the Engineers of the Future
• A Change of Scenery
• CIT in 2013
• References
• Interviews

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