A Year in Review

A research institute like no other, Carnegie Mellon is home to the world’s leading experts in a range of fields. In this tradition, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar nurtures and develops opportunities for faculty members and students to build regionally relevant research programs in their areas of expertise. 

The Year in Faculty Research

CMU-Q researchers are actively engaged with the international research community, leading or collaborating on a myriad of projects. Faculty members also contribute to the engines that drive international research, including academic publications, professional organizations, and conference organizers. 


Ongoing NPRP grants


Published articles


Book chapters


Conference presentations

Faculty Research Highlights

International research community collaborations

QNRF-funded Research Projects

Student Research

CMU-Q students in every program have many opportunities to participate in research. Through this work, students develop the skills of intellectual rigor and creative problem solving that are integral to their careers and future studies.
"For some time now, these 16 graduating students have experienced one of the best feelings in research: to know something no one else in the world knows. Today, they will tell the world about their findings."
Michael Trick
College Honors presentations
Class of 2020
UREP project on attitudes toward Qatar wildlife
Four information systems students are researching Qatar residents’ awareness and attitudes toward native wildlife species. The team of Reem Al-Haddad, Sara Al-Hemaidi, Amal Al-Korbi and Almayasa Al-Naimi, along with faculty advisors Jennifer Bruder and Lauren Burakowski, received a grant for the project from the QNRF’s Undergraduate Research Experience Program.

Meeting of the Minds

Since 2007, Meeting of the Minds has been an annual opportunity for students to present their research work to the community. With pandemic restrictions preventing an in-person event, CMU-Q created, a new digital channel for students to share their projects.

About Us

For more than a century, Carnegie Mellon University has challenged the curious and passionate to imagine and deliver work that matters. A private, top-ranked and global university, Carnegie Mellon sets its own course with programs that inspire creativity and collaboration.

In 2004, Carnegie Mellon and Qatar Foundation began a partnership to deliver select programs that will contribute to the long-term development of Qatar. Today, Carnegie Mellon Qatar offers undergraduate programs in biological sciences, business administration, computational biology, computer science, and information systems. More than 400 students from 52 countries call Carnegie Mellon Qatar home.

Graduates from CMU-Q are pursuing their careers in top organizations within Qatar and around the world, and many have started their own entrepreneurial ventures. With 13 graduating classes, the total number of alumni is nearly 1000.