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Welcome Siddhartha Banerjee

Siddhartha Banerjee studies complex large-scale systems with many interacting agents and difficult sets of problems to solve. More

Welcome Kilian Weinberger

In his book Outliers, psychology writer Malcolm Gladwell says that achieving greatness in a field of human endeavor often rests on two essential factors More

Welcome Elaine Shi

Shi believes academic researchers can play a leading role in creating secure and protected software platforms for cryptocurrencies and smart contracts More

Welcome Qing Zhao

Qing Zhao, Cornell ECE professor, focuses her work on mathematical formulations of, and solutions to, engineering problems. More

ECE Teaching Snapshot: Bruce Land

"Seeing the creativity of the students is the best part of teaching." More

Welcome Nicole Benedek

Nicole Benedek can’t remember a time when she wasn’t fascinated by science More

Welcome Debdeep Jena

Electronic devices have become ubiquitous; they are in our kitchens, bathrooms, cars, and even our clothes. As these devices have shrunk to near More

Welcome Grace Xing

Silicon-based semiconductors have been of primary importance to the electronics revolution of the past 50 years. Professor Grace Xing is working on what comes next. She is one of More

Welcome Iwijn de Vlaminck

Iwijn de Vlaminck, the newly appointed assistant professor of biomedical engineering, brings a biophysics approach to the field of genomics. More

Dmitry Savransky

From Mars to planets around other stars, Savransky has seen more of our universe than most of us ever will. More

Gregory C. McLaskey

When people think about earthquakes, they typically imagine epic disasters that topple buildings and shatter bridges More

Students receive EPA P3 Award

A team of students from Cornell Engineering has been awarded an EPA P3 Award to support their development of a portable, high-rate, inexpensive water treatment unit for use in areas affected by emergencies. More

Geoffrey Abers

Most of us don’t think about what’s going on below our feet, much less several miles below. Geoffrey Abers is different. The Earth and Atmospheric Sciences professor devotes his research to the movements and behaviors of Earth’s deep interior, and to inform our general understanding about events such as volcano eruptions and earthquakes. More

Jeffrey Moses joins faculty of AEP

Jeffrey Moses wants to look at things that can barely be seen; specifically, events that happen in under a trillionth of a second. More

Three prizes with strong Cornell connections

were awarded at the recent ASME International Design & Engineering technical conferences. More

Matthew Paszek

Matthew Paszek is living his dream. As a “naive” undergrad, he attended Cornell, studying for his bachelor’s in chemical engineering. Fast forward eleven years, and here he is, an assistant professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering More

New Faculty - Sara C. Pryor

Sara C. Pryor is an atmospheric scientist who uses a combination of field measurements and numerical tools to improve understanding of the climate system. More

Spencer included in black oral history effort

Ithaca Journal: The life and work of Cornell professor Michael G. Spencer will be included in the landmark “The HistoryMakers” collection, now archived at the Library of Congress. More

CU AUV five-time champs

Cornell's Autonomous Underwater Vehicle team won the Robosub student competition for the fifth time in six years Aug. 3 in San Diego. More

Silicon Ivy: How Cornell is prepping young entrepreneurs

FORBES: Cornell ranks fourth on FORBES' annual list of most entrepreneurial colleges. More

Cornell Engineering is presenting sponsor for MakerCon New York

Keynotes to include Intel CEO Brian Krzanich; KickStarter CEO Yancey Strickler; Massimo Banzi, Arduino Co-founder; and Tim McNulty, VP, Government Affairs, Carnegie Mellon. More

Girls explore Internet of Things in 2014 CURIE Academy

Girls in the 2014 CURIE Academy explored the Internet of Things by designing, building, and testing one of several simple devices inspired by real-world applications. More

Students teach high school girls shop, leadership skills

ME Today: Designing a lamp may seem like a simple enterprise, but for Cornell's ASME student section, it served as a way to enlighten high school girls about the exhilaration of being an engineer and empower them to see that they can be successful in the profession. More

Mike Todd Retirement Celebration

ORIE announces the retirement of Professor Michael J. Todd after 41 years of wonderful inspiration and service at Cornell University. More

CUAIR takes 2nd overall

CUAIR took first in Flight/Mission and second place overall at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s 12th annual Student Unmanned Aerial Systems competition June 18-22 at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland. More

Making MOOCs

Faculty members who created Cornell's inaugural MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) shared their experiences during a recent panel discussion. More

Damian Helbling

If you ask Damian Helbling, one of CEE’s newest faculty members, which books had the most significant impact on his academic interests, he’ll list three... More

Teams celebrate Robotics Week

Cornell's autonomous submarine and aircraft teams helped the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum celebrate National Robotics Week April 4 and 5. More

The next frontier in 3-D printing: Human organs

CNN: The emerging process of 3-D printing, which uses computer-created digital models to create real-world objects, has produced everything from toys to jewelry to food. More

David Mimno

Ever dreamed of having access to the information in the millions of books you’ll never have the time to read? David Mimno is your guy. As assistant professor of Information Sciences, he examines a question that’s not often answered--even in this Age of Information. More

Malte Jung

Most of us might not think that engineering and emotions go hand-in-hand. Malte Jung, however, believes there’s an important relationship between the two. As a professor of information science at Cornell, he studies how the efficiency of engineers and other teams are affected by interpersonal dynamics, and how technology can help or hinder these interactions. More

Christoph Studer

When Christoph Studer was young, he was obsessed with computer games. “Probably before I started reading, I was playing computer games,” he says. More

Ben Cosgrove

Ben Cosgrove wants to know how stem cells make critical decisions—to live, to divide, to die—and why these choices go awry as we age. He integrates new biological measurement techniques with analytical models to untangle how cells “compute” these decisions and uses this information to design better therapies to enhance tissue regeneration in the elderly. More

Engineering student Ray Li invents electronic musical instrument, the Aura

Ray Li, BS '14 and Michael Ndubuisi, BS '14, talk about their new musical instrument, Aura, which allows the musician to control sound simply by moving their hands in the air. More

Ludmilla Aristilde

The last time Ludmilla Aristilde was at Cornell, she was an undergrad--a fact that seems slightly surreal to her. “There’s still very much a part of me that is this little girl from Haiti,” says Aristilde. That little girl has since overcome chaos and strife in her homeland, traveled great distances, and fully embraced both the sciences and the arts--bringing her to the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, where she studies the biochemical interactions of natural toxins and man-made contaminants, and their effects on the environment--“the mechanisms of why it happens, and how it happens.” More

Ross Tate

Ross Tate is taking the road less traveled. As a professor of computer sciences, his research focuses on programming language design and formalization of industry languages. It’s a field that doesn’t get much academic attention, but Tate doesn’t mind being a trailblazer. “People told me I’d never made a career of it; it’s been done a lot and it’s subjective,” but Tate’s work is coveted by many computer language designers in the industry, which has opened doors to promising research opportunities. More

Roseanna N. Zia

Somewhere between the miniscule world of the atom and the one we experience as humans is another, “middle world”--larger than atoms but smaller than what the naked eye can see. Roseanna Zia, an Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is at home in this world, studying the micro-mechanical underpinnings of macroscopic material behaviors in complex fluids and gels. More

Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

By attaching a cancer-killer protein to white blood cells, Cornell biomedical engineers - led by Professor Michael King - have demonstrated the annihilation of metastasizing cancer cells traveling throughout the bloodstream. More

Saxena featured on BBC's 'Click'

Cornell researcher Ashutosh Saxena explains how he is teaching robots to be grocery clerks in a video for the BBC technology program. More