Welcome to the INI

The Information Networking Institute (INI) offers professional graduate degree programs in Information Networking, Information Security, Mobility and Software Management that represent an exceptional fusion of technologies, economics and policies of secure communication networks, systems and services.

Meet the Director

Dena Haritos TsamitisDr. Dena Haritos Tsamitis heads the INI, a global, interdisciplinary department within the College of Engineering. divider graphic

Established in 1989 by Carnegie Mellon University, the INI was the nation's first research and education center devoted to information networking. The INI is a cooperative endeavor of the College of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Tepper School of Business and H. John Heinz III College.

INI 25th Anniversary

The 25th Anniversary will be celebrated at Spring Carnival, with an evening planned for INI alumni and guests.


Quick guide to applying

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February 1 Deadline
Pittsburgh and bicoastal programs

January 6 Deadline
Kobe dual-degree program
(Extended from December 26)

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INI Class of 2014 Salary Data

Class of 2014 Stats

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