The Simon Initiative

 
Built on the core principles of learning advanced by CMU’s Nobel Laureate and pioneering educator, Dr. Herbert A. Simon, whose work linked cognitive models of learning with computation tools, the Simon Initiative makes the learner its focus and measurably improving learning outcomes its goal.
 

Carnegie Mellon Qatar welcomes incoming Class of 2018

 
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar welcomed an incoming class of more than 100 freshman students and their families at the annual convocation ceremony held on Wednesday, August 20.
 

Computer Science

 
Computer Science is a pervasive field spanning every aspect of our lives. It is more than the study of computing and what computers can do.
 

Record number of Qatari students participate in summer outreach program

 
Seventy-one high school students participating in the Summer College Preview Program (SCPP) recently completed the four-week preparatory program at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.
 

Preventing Computer Crime

 
Computer Science alumnus and professor Luis von Ahn and his colleagues are responsible for developing CAPTCHAs, those wavy, distorted words web users often need to decipher before completing a transaction.