CMU and Uber Announce Strategic Partnership and Advanced Technologies Center

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Uber are announcing today a strategic partnership that includes the creation of the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, near the CMU campus.  The center will focus on the development of key long-term technologies that advance Uber’s mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere.

The partnership will provide a forum for Uber technology leaders to work closely with CMU faculty, staff, and students — both on campus and at the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) — to do research and development, primarily in the areas of mapping and vehicle safety and autonomy technology.

Read the full article at TechCrunch, Carnegie Mellon University and the Uber blog (February 02, 2015)