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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.

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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

2014 DSSC Fall Technical Review
August 14, 2014
DSSC Fall 2014 Technical Review Read more...
ECE Hosts Local STEMM Students
October 10, 2013
More than 30 enthusiastic Pittsburgh area high school juniors and seniors from the Western Pennsylvania Summer STEMM Academy spent the morning of July 30th at Carnegie Mellon University. Read more...