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UR names ECE grad first female engineering dean

UR names ECE grad first female engineering dean

May 19, 2016

Wendi Heinzelman '95 (ECE), has been named dean of the University of Rochester's Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences - the first woman to serve as dean of the engineering school.... read more

Global Cloud Xchange leverages Cornell University research to deploy cutting-edge traffic control for unprecedented network resiliency

May 10, 2016

Yahoo! Finance: Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, announced a partnership with Cornell University's Electrical and Computer Engineering Department to test and... read more

A new paper-based test for the Zika Virus

May 9, 2016

R&D Magazine: A new paper-based test developed at MIT and other institutions can diagnose Zika virus infection within a few hours. The test, which distinguishes Zika from the very similar dengue... read more

Lambert helps develop cheap method for Zika detection

Lambert helps develop cheap method for Zika detection

May 6, 2016

Guillaume Lambert, a Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow in Applied and Engineering Physics, has developed a rapid, low-cost diagnostic system for the Zika virus. read more

Calcite tuned to be mollusk-tough

May 3, 2016

Phys.org: No self-respecting construction engineer would ever choose pure calcite – a weak, brittle mineral found in chalk – as a building material. read more