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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

Spring Technical Review at Carnegie Mellon’s Silicon Valley
April 28, 2016
On March 10, 2016, the Data Storage Systems Center held this year’s Spring Technical Review at Carnegie Mellon’s Silicon Valley Campus in Mountain View, California. Read more...
Carnegie Mellon engineers revolutionized magnetic recording computer disk drive chip
March 1, 2016
Over the last 30 years, Carnegie Mellon engineers have contributed to the progress of disk drive storage and solved the challenge of accurately reading bits of data crammed into minuscule places. Read more...