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Our unique programs offer expertise that prepares you for a wide range of careers while staying true to the rigorous curriculum that defines computer science at CMU.

Explore Our Work

At the LTI, our faculty and students investigate more than 20 areas of language and information technologies that will impact everything from education to healthcare.

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Strong partnerships lead to strong results. We want to work with you to change the world.

The LTI offers five graduate degrees in computer science, ranging from professional master’s programs designed to prepare you for careers in industry and government to a research-based Ph.D. We're looking for the best students to join us.

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Commercial Collaboration
Online repository offers resources for researchers

We recognize that the only way to advance language technologies research is to share our results with other professionals and researchers across the globe. The LTI Catalogue contains more than 100 different resources like tools, libraries, web services and data that are available to anyone. We hope that the catalogue will grow and thrive as our research does the same.

Our Bill of Rights

Get the right information to the right people at the right time in the right language, the right format and the right level of detail.


A nutrition-based diarrhea treatment developed by Language Technologies Institute Systems Scientist Ravi Starzl and his father, Tim, has been selected as a leading innovation in the maternal, child and newborn healthcare category of Innovation Countdown 2030's (IC2030) Reimagining Global Health report. The initiative identifies and showcases lifesaving innovations with great promise to...

Apps that teach users a new language are nothing new, but a team of LTI graduate students are reinventing language learning with their new app, Swych.Developed initially as a project for Carnegie Mellon's Machine Translation course, Swych allows a user to learn a new language by simply reading one of his or her favorite books. The app translates various words and phrases throughout the book...

Language Technologies Institute Director and Allen Newell Professor of Computer Science Jaime Carbonell has received the 2015 Okawa Prize for "outstanding contributions to research in language technologies, machine learning and computational biology in the field of artificial intelligence."Presented by the Okawa Foundation, the Okawa Prize pays tribute to and publicly recognizes people who...


Feb 24
LTI Open House 2016

(All day) - Gates & Hillman Centers

The Gates Hillman Complex

The LTI makes its home inside the Hillman Center for Future Generation Technologies. We're right on campus, but an easy walk from great restaurants, coffee shops, museums and libraries.