CMU-Africa faculty, students and alumni are actively engaged in relevant research projects that respond to the challenges and opportunities in Africa. These have resulted in published journal and conference papers, raising the profile of Rwanda as a country where academic research is being pursued.
A research university like no other, Carnegie Mellon is home to experts who lead their fields and create new ones.
Learn more about some of the recent research our faculty, students, and alumni have published and presented:
- Prof. Kumar Bhagavatula and his student win the Best Paper Award at the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis (ISBA) in Singapore.
Mr. Martin Saint and Prof. Timothy X Brown published "A New Spectrum License for Old Circumstances: A Retrospective Look at the Nextel Interference Proceedings" at the Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC).
Prof. David Vernon published "How to Build a Supervised Autonomous System for Robot-Enhanced Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder" in the Paladyn Journal of Behavioral Robotics.
Alumnus Jean Bonfils Tuyishimire (MSIT ‘17) presented his research on "Development of the Internet of Things Indicators in Rwanda based on Stakeholder Analysis" at the 8th International Conference on ICT Convergence in South Korea. This research paper was coauthored by Prof. Aminata Garba, Mr. Martin Saint, and Theodette Mukayisenga (MSIT ‘17).
Alumnus Robert Basomingera (MSIT'17) presented his research on “Demonstrating Smart Irrigation Control and Communications Systems for Rural Farms” at IST-Africa 2017 in Namibia. This research paper was coauthored by Prof. Timothy X Brown.