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The Data Storage Systems Center

The Data Storage Systems Center

The Data Storage Systems Center at Carnegie Mellon University is a world leading academic research institution in data storage technology. Our research program focuses on magnetic data storage technology for hard disk drive application as well as emerging solid-state memory technologies. Our industrial affiliates program includes virtually all the hard disk drive companies worldwide as well as solid state memory companies.

DSSC Affiliates

            Western Digital

About DSSC

Our research-based graduate education program has produced over 300 highly qualified graduates, many of whom are serving in leadership positions within industry and as faculty members in academia. [MORE]

Jimmy Zhu, Director, ABB professor of ECE and professor of MSE and Physics.

James Bain, Associate Director, professor of ECE and MSE.

DSSC Headlines

Storage @ Facebook: The Next 10 Years -- Chris Petersen to give Special Presentation at DSSC 2019 Fall Review
September 20, 2019
The DSSC 2019 Fall Technical Review Reception and Dinner will feature a special presentation from Chris Petersen, Hardware Systems Technologist at Facebook. Read more...
ECE faculty and students win best paper, will present at the ICC
May 31, 2016
ECE Professors Jim Bain and Vijayakumar Bhagavatula, along with ECE Ph.D. students Yongjune Kim and Abhishek Sharma, in collaboration with Western Digital Research, have received a Best Paper Award of the 2016 IEEE International Communications Conference (ICC). Read more...