Carnegie Mellon University

Data Storage Systems Center

College of Engineering

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

DSSC Hosts TMRC 2021 Conference

The Data Storage Systems Center (DSSC) was the host of The 32nd Magnetic Recording Conference (TMRC) in August 2021.
Thursday, April 22, 2021

DSSC paper featured in Applied Physics Letters

A DSSC paper published by PhD student Bing Zhou, Prof. David Laughlin and Prof. Jimmy Zhu has been featured in the current issue of Applied Physics Letters.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Research continues at DSSC during COVID-19

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, DSSC students continue to work in the labs with new safety protocols and procedures.
Monday, November 25, 2019

Xi Liu defends PhD Thesis

DSSC student Xi Liu defended his thesis to obtain a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Monday, October 28, 2019

Zhengkun Dai defends PhD Thesis

DSSC student Zhengkun Dai successfully defended his thesis to obtain a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Zhu supports microwave-assisted magnetic recording

Jian-Gang (Jimmy) Zhu recently commented for IEEE Spectrum on the future of magnetic storage.
Monday, November 20, 2017

Powerful storage, tiny space

Zhu is the inventor of microwave-assisted magnetic recording technology (MAMR), an extremely powerful method for storing information on hard disk drives.
Monday, May 01, 2017

$16.5M gift for data science and engineering

$16.5 million was donated to Carnegie Mellon to support education and research in data science and engineering.
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Faculty and student win best paper, will present at ICC

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).
Monday, February 01, 2016

Recovering data from shrinking disk drives

Over the last 30 years, Carnegie Mellon engineers have contributed in many different ways to the progress of disk drive storage and, in particular, significantly contributed to solving the challenge of accurately reading bits of data crammed into minuscule places.