Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: Carnegie Mellon University


19 Sep 2023 2:37 PM

An interdisciplinary approach to blockchain – and key industry sponsors – elevated the famed Pittsburgh University 11 spots to No. 22. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week....

  • Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has multiple blockchain initiatives, both institutionally and from the student body.
  • The Tepper School of Business at CMU has created a blockchain initiative to foster innovations in decentralized, blockchain-based technologies.
  • CMU's security and privacy research institute, CyLab, launched the CMU Secure Blockchain Initiative to focus on challenges in the blockchain space.
  • Founding sponsors of CMU's blockchain initiatives include Ripple,, and the Algorand Foundation.
  • CMU offers a master of science in computational finance and several courses related to blockchain technology.
  • Carnegie Mellon has been named an Algorand Center of Excellence, with the Algorand Foundation investing $50 million over the next five years.

The article highlights the various blockchain initiatives at Carnegie Mellon University, showcasing the university's reputation for innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration. The tone of the article is positive, emphasizing the partnerships and investments in blockchain technology.

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