Carnegie Mellon University


Integrative Design, Arts, and Technology

March 28, 2023

Fall IDeATe Courses + Refiberd Internship

Fall 2023 IDeATe Courses

1130_culture-color-robinson_lr.jpgThe Fall 2023 Schedule of Classes is now live, which means it’s time to start selecting your IDeATe courses! A handy list of the IDeATe courses for Fall is available at If you have questions about courses and/or would like to schedule an advising appointment, contact

Data Engineering Internship

Refiberd, a textile recycling startup co-founded by Sarika Bajaj (an IDeATe alum!), is looking for a data engineering intern to help them expand and improve the data platform that backs their sorting technology. The intern will get practical experience curating a dataset for machine learning development, as well as creating data pipelines to support ML training and inference. This internship will be for academic credit and will be located in the Oakland, CA offices during spring/summer 2023.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Python proficiency and experience with scientific packages like Pandas and Numpy

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in a science or quantitative field

  • Experience with using excel, SQL, and cloud based data platform offerings

  • Good analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Great verbal and written communication and collaboration skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational abilities

For more information, contact

Artist Talk: Tlacael Esparza of Sensory Percussion


Tlacael Esparza, the co-founder and inventor of the popular Sensory Percussion, will be visiting Carnegie Mellon on March 30 for two in-person presentations:

  • 12-1:50pm in the Experimental Sound Synthesis Class in Hunt Library Media Lab, HL A10A

    • Technical talk and demo of the Sensory Percussion kit

  • 4-5pm in the Electronic Music Seminar class in CFA A2

    • Artist talk and Q&A

All are welcome! Please reach out to Annie Hui-Hsin-Hsieh for any questions/info.

AV@CMU Concert


New Electroacoustic-Inspired Audiovisual Composition, Curated by the Audiovisual Composition students

Saturday, April 1, 7pm, Kresge Theatre in CFA, Free and open to the public

AV@CMU seeks to bring new works of audiovisual composition to the College of Fine Arts. This year, the concert has been curated by the Audiovisual Composition students from an international open call. The concert is free and open to the public. Come one, come all!