Carnegie Mellon University

Matt Bass

Matt Bass

Assistant Teaching Professor

  • 300SCR 267
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Matthew Bass is a member of the core faculty of Carnegie Mellon's Master of Software Engineering professional programs and the Associate Director of Software Engineering Professional Programs for Corporate and Alumni Relations. Prior to joining Carnegie Mellon, Matthew was a member of the technical staff for the Software Architecture group of Siemens Corporate Research. In this role, he taught software architecture classes, mentored Siemens operating companies in software architecture practices, conducted software architecture reviews for critical projects, and acted as a software architect for multiple domains including automotive, medical, building automation, and power distribution. He spent 3+ years as a resident affiliate with the Product Line Systems program at Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute.

With an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and a graduate degree in Software Engineering, Matthew has been a practicing software engineer for greater than 15 years, working with Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industry domains. His commitments range from local industry consultation to international invited talks and conference participation.