Institutes

The four Institutes housed within Pitt’s School of Computing and Information empower scholars and professionals in the computing and information fields to think critically about the technology they consume and create. These programs connect minds from all over the world to engage with new skill competencies, ethical implications, and groundbreaking research to cultivate communities of innovative and responsible technology creators.

iSchool Inclusion Institute

The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is an undergraduate research and leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences.

Modeling and Managing Complicated Systems Institute

At the Modeling and Managing Complicated Systems (momacs) Institute, computing and information technologies help humans to gather data and assemble and test models of unimaginable scale and fidelity, far exceeding anything that can be done by humans working alone.

Professional Institute at SCI

The Professional Institute at SCI provides a wide range of flexible and customizable educational offerings tailored to help the working professional rapidly gain needed cybersecurity skills.

Read more about how the Professional Institute at SCI is targeting the current cybersecurity skills gap.

Sara Fine Institute

The Sara Fine Institute for Interpersonal Behavior and Technology (SFI) was founded in 1999 to promote social research on science and technology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Read more about how the Sara Fine Institute is confronting technology's impact on society.