Carnegie Mellon University

Krista Burns

Krista Burns

Communications Manager, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Address 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Krista earned her B.A. in Advertising from The Pennsylvania State University. She started her career at Carnegie Mellon University in the Office of Undergraduate Admission where she worked from 2008-2014. Since joining ECE in 2014, Krista focuses on internal and external communications, social media, and promoting faculty and student research. When she’s not on campus, you can find her spending time with her husband, two sons, and dog, reading for pleasure, and taking care of her 60+ houseplants.