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Mellon College of Science

The Mellon Institute of Industrial Research is one of the principal facilities of the Mellon College of Science
The Mellon College of Science (MCS) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA houses the Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and Biological Sciences departments. In addition, it oversees several interdisciplinary research centers. MCS also awards the Dickson Prize in Science. The college is named for the Mellon family, founders of the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, a predecessor of Carnegie Mellon University.

The college offers various bachelor, master, and doctorate programs.

Affiliated research centers

  • Art Conservation Research Center
  • Bruce and Astrid McWilliams Center for Cosmology
  • Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies
  • Center for Computational Finance
  • Center for Macromolecular Engineering
  • Center for Molecular Analysis
  • Center for Nano-enabled Device and Energy Technologies
  • Center for Nonlinear Analysis
  • Center for Nucleic Acids Science and Technology
  • Institute for Green Science
  • Molecular Biosensor & Imaging Center
  • Pittsburgh NMR Center for Biomedical Research
  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • Bone Tissue Engineering Center
  • Center for Bioimage Informatics
  • Center for Complex Fluids Engineering
  • Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology
  • Center for Multiscale Modeling for Engineering Materials (CM2EM)
  • Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
  • Data Storage Systems Center
  • Green Design Institute
  • Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation
  • Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology
  • Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research

Note: While the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition is actually in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Center (which is also a faculty-appointing institute) has close ties to the Mellon College of Science


  • Fenton, Edwin (2000). Carnegie Mellon 1900-2000: A Centennial History. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press.  

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