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See spots glow: Camera system aids cancer clinical trial

April 17, 2014

See spots glow: Camera system aids cancer clinical trial

An optical camera system integrated with Cornell-developed fluorescent nanoparticles called C dots... read more

Professor Delphine Gourdon Nominated for the international Women's Day Leadership Award

April 16, 2014

Professor Delphine Gourdon Nominated for the international Women's Day Leadership Award

Professor Delphine Gourdon has been nominated for the International Women's Day Leadership Award! read more

Conference aims to hook girls on science, math

April 16, 2014

Conference aims to hook girls on science, math

The Expanding Your Horizons Conference April 12 brought middle school girls to campus to be exposed... read more

Students reap rewards in annual business contests

April 15, 2014

Students reap rewards in annual business contests

Winners of the Big Idea Competition, the Student Business of the Year award and the Cornell Venture... read more

Ithaca High School wins Cornell programming contest

April 15, 2014

Ithaca High School wins Cornell programming contest

Teams from Ithaca High School took first and third place in the first high school programming... read more

Ninth AguaClara water plant in Honduras opens

April 15, 2014

Ninth AguaClara water plant in Honduras opens

With the inauguration of another student-designed AguaClara water treatment plant in Honduras,... read more

Professor Stephen Wicker briefs National Economic Council on big data, analytics, and privacy

April 15, 2014

Professor Stephen Wicker briefs National Economic Council on big data, analytics, and privacy

ECE Professor Stephen B. Wicker was recently invited, along with faculty from Princeton, MIT, and... read more

Galvin critiques climate of upstate entrepreneurship

April 15, 2014

Galvin critiques climate of upstate entrepreneurship

Alumnus Greg Galvin assessed opportunities and challenges facing upstate New York entrepreneurs... read more

April 14, 2014

Fred Kulhawy is the recipient of the 2014 Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award from the Geo-Institute of ASCE.

Fred Kulhawy, CEE professor emeritus is the recipient of the 2014 Martin S. Kapp Foundation... read more

Lecture honors Loucks

April 14, 2014

Lecture honors Loucks

Professor Emeritus Daniel P. Loucks has been honored by the International Commission on Water... read more

Wicker advisee Stephanie Santoso interns with White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

April 14, 2014

Wicker advisee Stephanie Santoso interns with White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

ECE Professor Stephen Wicker’s Ph.D. advisee Stephanie Santoso is in Washington, D.C. interning... read more

At parched delta, prologue of ecological tale begins

April 14, 2014

At parched delta, prologue of ecological tale begins

Where once the Colorado River flowed with 5 trillion gallons of water into its verdant delta at the... read more

Tim Abbott (CBE '15) Wins Cornell Engineering Undergraduate Research Award

April 11, 2014

Tim Abbott (CBE '15) Wins Cornell Engineering Undergraduate Research Award

For creating a breakthrough technology that can characterize RNA structures inside cells. read more

ECE Ph.D. student Dipayan Ghosh interns with the National Economic Council at the White House

April 10, 2014

ECE Ph.D. student Dipayan Ghosh interns with the National Economic Council at the White House

Dipayan Ghosh, a Ph.D. student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering will take his... read more

O’Rourke named ASCE Distinguished Member

April 10, 2014

O’Rourke named ASCE Distinguished Member

Thomas O’Rourke, the Thomas R. Briggs Professor in Engineering at Cornell’s School of Civil and... read more

Pennock awarded NSF fellowship

April 10, 2014

Pennock awarded NSF fellowship

CEE graduate student William Pennock has been awarded a 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate... read more

Experts peer into the high-tech, digital future

April 10, 2014

Experts peer into the high-tech, digital future

Alumni experts and Cornell faculty addressed hundreds of Bay Area alumni at the 14th Cornell... read more

'Sustainable shale development' chair speaks April 15

April 9, 2014

'Sustainable shale development' chair speaks April 15

Jared Cohon, board chair for the Center for Sustainable Shale Development and president emeritus of... read more

Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

April 9, 2014

Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

The tiger beetle, known for its speed and agility, does a stunningly optimal reorientation dance as... read more

ChemE Car Team wins at regional AIChE competition

April 8, 2014

ChemE Car Team wins at regional AIChE competition

The Cornell ChemE Car Team placed in two divisions at the Regional AIChE Competition in Storrs,... read more

ExxonMobil Foundation gives $467,000 to Cornell

April 7, 2014

ExxonMobil Foundation gives $467,000 to Cornell

The ExxonMobil Foundation has given Cornell $466,555 through its Educational Matching Gifts Program. read more

Cornell Ph.D. to shape U.S. STEM policy

April 7, 2014

Cornell Ph.D. to shape U.S. STEM policy

The American Physical Society has selected its first fellow to send to the Department of Education... read more

CBE Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 7, 2014

CBE Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

This award recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated their... read more

BME Ph.D. student to play pro baseball

April 6, 2014

BME Ph.D. student to play pro baseball

Tyler Heck, a first-year Ph.D. student, has been signed to play in an independent professional... read more

King Lab researcher wins CNY Science and Engineering Fair

April 4, 2014

King Lab researcher wins CNY Science and Engineering Fair

Olivia Sheppard was awarded First Place Overall in the Central New York Science and Engineering... read more

CEE Alumni Roland Abi Nader named one of New York's "Top 20 Under 40"

April 4, 2014

CEE Alumni Roland Abi Nader named one of New York's "Top 20 Under 40"

2004 MEng recipient Roland Abi Nader was named to Engineering News-Record's list of the top 20... read more

IBM researcher to give seminar

April 2, 2014

IBM researcher to give seminar

IBM researcher Lilian Wu will give an Enterprise Engineering Seminar Wednesday, April 23 from 4:30... read more

Currens '12, Pierrehumbert '12, and Schnepf '13 receive 2014 NSF Fellowships

April 1, 2014

Currens '12, Pierrehumbert '12, and Schnepf '13 receive 2014 NSF Fellowships

Ben Currens, Nadia Pierrehumbert, and Neesha Schnepf, all former SES majors in EAS are recipients... read more

Prof. Shoemaker made SIAM Fellow

March 28, 2014

Prof. Shoemaker made SIAM Fellow

Christine A. Shoemaker was among 32 members honored March 28 by the Society for Industrial and... read more

A rite of spring takes wing

March 28, 2014

A rite of spring takes wing

Cornell celebrated Dragon Day, a project by first-year architecture students preceding the exodus... read more

The 'bricycle' dilemma - to steer or balance?

March 27, 2014

The 'bricycle' dilemma - to steer or balance?

Cornell's three-wheeled vehicle shows what it would be like to ride a bike in zero gravity and... read more

BOOM 2014 awards announced

March 27, 2014

BOOM 2014 awards announced

Five original student projects took home six awards during the 17th Annual BOOM showcase. read more

BOOM offers a glimpse of computing future

March 27, 2014

BOOM offers a glimpse of computing future

The 17th annual Bits On Our Minds exhibition shows off student computing projects from games to... read more

Girl Scouts explore science, earn badges on campus

March 24, 2014

Girl Scouts explore science, earn badges on campus

At a March 22 workshop aimed to encourage grade-school girls to pursue science and technology, Girl... read more

Bill Gates to attend dedication of Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

March 19, 2014

Bill Gates to attend dedication of Bill & Melinda Gates Hall

William H. “Bill” Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp. and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates... read more

BEST program will train Ph.D.s for nonacademic careers

March 13, 2014

BEST program will train Ph.D.s for nonacademic careers

With so few available academic jobs, Cornell will start a NIH-funded pilot program to help train... read more

Ethics contest revolves around Twitter and privacy

March 13, 2014

Ethics contest revolves around Twitter and privacy

A student team that devised a plan to sell certain public tweets to Google and Microsoft has won... read more

Peck receives NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

March 11, 2014

Peck receives NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

Mason Peck, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who served as NASA’s chief... read more

'Neurodinners' offer smorgasbord of research ideas

March 6, 2014

'Neurodinners' offer smorgasbord of research ideas

Two neuroscience graduate students have created regular cross-campus events at which to share and... read more

Engineered molecules tag proteins for destruction

March 5, 2014

Engineered molecules tag proteins for destruction

Engineered molecules called ubiquibodies can mark specific proteins inside a cell for destruction,... read more

Tiny tool measures heat at the nanoscale

February 26, 2014

Tiny tool measures heat at the nanoscale

Cornell researchers have developed a new way to precisely measure the extremely subtle movement of... read more

Nanoparticle networks' design enhanced by theory

February 26, 2014

Nanoparticle networks' design enhanced by theory

A new study provides a deeper understanding of block copolymer nanoparticle self-assembly... read more

Four on faculty receive NSF CAREER awards

February 26, 2014

Four on faculty receive NSF CAREER awards

Olivier Desjardins, David Steurer, Ross Tate and Roseanna Zia have received NSF CAREER awards. read more

Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech launches postdoc program

February 24, 2014

Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech launches postdoc program

The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute at Cornell Tech has announced that... read more

Hi-tech fixes for climate change, fish tracking

February 20, 2014

Hi-tech fixes for climate change, fish tracking

Cornell oceanographer Charles Greene will give two presentations at the Ocean Sciences Meeting,... read more

Sun powers complex cancer test for remote regions

February 20, 2014

Sun powers complex cancer test for remote regions

From the sun, a solution: Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have... read more

Cornell researchers share insights at AAAS

February 19, 2014

Cornell researchers share insights at AAAS

Several Cornell researchers shared findings and insights from their respective fields at the... read more

Think to act: Brain signals move paralyzed limbs

February 18, 2014

Think to act: Brain signals move paralyzed limbs

Maryam Shanechi is bringing brain-machine interfaces to the next level: Instead of signals... read more

Lipson talks about the future of 3-D printing

February 17, 2014

Lipson talks about the future of 3-D printing

The promise and peril of 3-D printing, and particularly, the printing of electronics and other... read more

Scientists jump start New York businesses

February 17, 2014

Scientists jump start New York businesses

Supported by New York state, the National Science Foundation and Cornell, the CCMR Industrial... read more

Jon Kleinberg receives Technion's Harvey Prize

February 14, 2014

Jon Kleinberg receives Technion's Harvey Prize

The Technion - Israel Institute of Technology has awarded the Harvey Prize for outstanding efforts... read more

Engineering saves $15,000 in energy competition

February 13, 2014

Engineering saves $15,000 in energy competition

The College of Engineering avoided $15,000 in energy costs through an energy-saving competition... read more

Professor Roger Spanswick dies at 74

February 13, 2014

Professor Roger Spanswick dies at 74

Roger Morgan Spanswick, professor of biological and environmental engineering in the College of... read more

Facebook tells the computer who you love

February 12, 2014

Facebook tells the computer who you love

Computer analysis of Facebook connections can identify which friend is the romantic partner. read more

Jery Stedinger elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 12, 2014

Jery Stedinger elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jery Stedinger, professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been elected to the National... read more

Strogatz wins AAAS public engagement award

February 5, 2014

Strogatz wins AAAS public engagement award

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named Cornell's Steven Strogatz the... read more

Hip-hop engineer talks tech careers at STEM event

February 3, 2014

Hip-hop engineer talks tech careers at STEM event

Sound engineer for highly successful recording artists Gimel “Young Guru” Keaton spoke Feb. 1 at... read more

'Young Guru' speaks

February 3, 2014

'Young Guru' speaks

From studying electrician textbooks to learn the basics of sound engineering to recording verses... read more

Two studies look to improve hurricane warnings

February 3, 2014

Two studies look to improve hurricane warnings

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Sea Grant has funded two Cornell projects... read more

Students invent 'Aura' musical instrument

January 30, 2014

Students invent 'Aura' musical instrument

Engineering students build an electronic instrument that lets them shape music with their hands. read more

New smartphone app helps keep students safe

January 30, 2014

New smartphone app helps keep students safe

A free smartphone app, ResCUer, connects users to police, taxis, friends and other safety resources... read more

Engineering college 'breaks the rules'

January 29, 2014

Engineering college 'breaks the rules'

An aggressive new strategy for communicating the distinctive qualities of the College of... read more

Thermostat setbacks over holiday lead to fiscal bonus

January 28, 2014

Thermostat setbacks over holiday lead to fiscal bonus

By turning down temperatures and unplugging electric devices over the holidays, the Cornell campus... read more

Minor planet named for Kintner

January 27, 2014

Minor planet named for Kintner

The International Astronomical Union Minor Planet Center has named a minor planet after the late... read more

Greg Galvin named Entrepreneur of the Year 2014

January 23, 2014

Greg Galvin named Entrepreneur of the Year 2014

Greg Galvin, M.S. ’82, Ph.D. ’84, MBA ’93, will be named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 at... read more

JanFab gives student-engineering teams a leg up

January 23, 2014

JanFab gives student-engineering teams a leg up

Combine 80 Cornell students from five engineering project teams. Blend in the frenetic vibrancy of... read more

Cornell's new Gates Hall is not what it seems

January 23, 2014

Cornell's new Gates Hall is not what it seems

Cornell's Bill and Melinda Gates Hall, home of Computing and Information Science, opened for... read more