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Our unique programs offer the expertise to prepares you for a wide range of careers while staying true to the rigorous curriculum that defines computer science at CMU.

Explore Our Work

LTI faculty and students investigate more than 20 areas of language and information technologies, routinely producing breakthroughs that impact everything from education to healthcare.

Collaborate With Us

Strong partnerships lead to strong results. Whether it's by sponsoring research, developing a capstone project, or joining one of our industry consortia, we want you to work with us to change the world.

The LTI offers five graduate degrees in computer science: the Ph.D. in Language and Information Technology, the research-based Master of Language Technologies, and our three professional master's programs – the Master of Science in Intelligent Information Systems, the Master of Science in Biotechnology Innovation and Computation, and the Master of Computational Data Science. We're looking for the best students to join us.

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Online repository offers resources for researchers

We recognize that the only way to advance language technologies research is to share our results with other professionals and researchers across the globe. The LTI Catalogue contains more than 100 different resources like tools, libraries, web services and data that are available to anyone. We hope that the catalogue will grow and thrive as our research does the same.

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Language Technologies Institute Assistant Professor Louis-Philippe Morency received a three-year Finmeccanica Career Development Professorship in Computer Science during a Feb. 19 ceremony.Morency joined the LTI in 2015 as an assistant professor and director of the Multimodal Communication and Machine Learning Laboratory. His research focuses on enabling computers to analyze,...

Amazon has selected a Carnegie Mellon University team as one of eight worldwide to compete for its Alexa Prize by developing a socialbot to converse coherently and engagingly with people on a range of popular topics and current events, from sports to technology.Each team, including CMU's 11-member group, will receive $250,000 to develop technology for conversational artificial...

For the third year in a row, Carnegie Mellon University's forecasts of national influenza activity have proven to be the most accurate among all forecasting systems evaluated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.CMU's Delphi research group fielded two forecasting systems during the flu season that ended in May. The systems ranked first and second among the 28...

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The LTI makes its home inside the Hillman Center for Future Generation Technologies. We're right on campus, but an easy walk from great restaurants, coffee shops, museums and libraries.