Pittsburgh International Airport, Carnegie Mellon University to form aviation innovation laboratory

Pittsburgh International Airport and Carnegie Mellon University are enhancing traveler experiences and airport operations through a partnership to develop new systems and technologies for the aviation industry, the companies said.

Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis and CMU President Farnam Jahanian signed a Memorandum of Understanding today that will allow faculty and students from CMU´s Metro21: Smart Cities Institute to research, develop and deploy several innovative projects throughout the airport.

CMU and Pittsburgh International Airport have been working together for three years on a variety of projects, several of which focus on access and inclusion.

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