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News Archive for July 2017

Alumnus returns to Cornell as Tisch University Professor

July 24, 2017

Alumnus returns to Cornell as Tisch University Professor

Lorenzo Alvisi, M.S. '94, Ph.D. '96, and Cornell's newest Tisch University Professor, has found that all doors eventually lead back to Cornell. read more

Emmanuel Giannelis named vice provost for research

July 20, 2017

Emmanuel Giannelis named vice provost for research

Professor Emmanuel Giannelis has been named vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer, intellectual property and research policy. His five-year appointment begins July 20. read more

ComSciCon-Cornell aims to reach all communities

July 19, 2017

ComSciCon-Cornell aims to reach all communities

For the third year, Cornell is holding ComSciCon-Cornell, a science communication workshop organized by graduate students, for graduate students and postdocs July 14 and 22. read more

Two groups both win $7.5M to study AI, autonomous systems

July 19, 2017

Two groups both win $7.5M to study AI, autonomous systems

Research teams led by professors Robert Bruce van Dover and Hadas Kress-Gazit have both been granted up to $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense for autonomous systems and AI research. read more

Nitric oxide plays key role in forming potent greenhouse gas

July 17, 2017

Nitric oxide plays key role in forming potent greenhouse gas

Cornell chemists have uncovered a fresh role for nitric oxide that could send biochemical textbooks back for revision. They have identified a key step in the nitrification process, which contributes... read more

China scholarship honors John Hopcroft

July 13, 2017

China scholarship honors John Hopcroft

John Hopcroft, the IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics, has been honored by the establishment of a scholarship in his name at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. read more

McNair scholars advocate on Capitol Hill for TRIO programs

July 13, 2017

McNair scholars advocate on Capitol Hill for TRIO programs

McNair scholars from Cornell and Upward Bound students visited the Capitol Hill offices of lawmakers from eight states to advocate for the educational access programs. read more

Fengqi You wins the 2017 AIChE Sustainable Engineering Research Award

July 11, 2017

Fengqi You wins the 2017 AIChE Sustainable Engineering Research Award

The award is presented annually to recognize an individual with significant contributions to research activities on sustainability. read more

Haas paper noted by Google Scholar as top 10 most cited since 2006

July 7, 2017

Haas paper noted by Google Scholar as top 10 most cited since 2006

A paper by ECE Emeritus Professor Zygmunt J. Haas and co-authored by Computer Science Professor Joseph Y. Halpern and his student Li Li has been cited by Google Scholar as a top 10 most cited paper... read more

New device could make closing surgical incisions a cinch

July 6, 2017

New device could make closing surgical incisions a cinch

A material strong enough to protect the intestines from a needle puncture and bendable enough to insert through a laparotomy incision that quickly dissolves in the body is being studied. read more

Multidisciplinary team wins $1M grant from Keck Foundation

July 5, 2017

Multidisciplinary team wins $1M grant from Keck Foundation

A group of five Cornell researchers - representing Engineering, and Arts and Sciences - has won a $1 million grant from the Keck Foundation for its research into topological superconductors. read more


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