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Fellowship winners will intern with Silicon Valley startups

March 26, 2015

Fellowship winners will intern with Silicon Valley startups

Three computer science students will spend this summer as paid interns in small startup companies,... read more

Donnelly receives NSF CAREER Award

March 26, 2015

Donnelly receives NSF CAREER Award

Eve Donnelly, assistant professor and Dale R. Corson Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow in the... read more

Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grants awarded

March 26, 2015

Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grants awarded

The Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs has awarded $350,000 to 25 faculty... read more

ChemE Car comes in First

March 24, 2015

ChemE Car comes in First

Cornell’s ChemE Car student project team traveled to Boston on March 7 and 8 to compete in the... read more

Images that fool computer vision raise security concerns

March 20, 2015

Images that fool computer vision raise security concerns

Computers are learning to recognize objects with near-human ability. But Cornell researchers have... read more

BOOM showcases high-tech student projects March 25

March 19, 2015

BOOM showcases high-tech student projects March 25

The annual "Bits on Our Minds" (BOOM) event displays projects from across campus that use... read more

Juliet Weissman named Cornell Tech chief administrative officer

March 16, 2015

Juliet Weissman named Cornell Tech chief administrative officer

Juliet Weissman, Cornell Tech’s new chief administrative officer, will oversee administrative,... read more

Greg Morrisett to return to Cornell as CIS dean

March 13, 2015

Greg Morrisett to return to Cornell as CIS dean

Greg Morrisett, the Allen B. Cutting Professor of Computer Science at Harvard University, has been... read more

Prof. Bonassar on CNN on Sunday March 15 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

March 13, 2015

Prof. Bonassar on CNN on Sunday March 15 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Watch Prof. Lawrence Bonassar on CNN with Fareed Zakaria GPS on March 15 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. read more

Engineering grad programs rank in top 10 in U.S. News

March 12, 2015

Engineering grad programs rank in top 10 in U.S. News

Several graduate engineering fields at Cornell are in the top 10 in U.S. News and World Report’s... read more

Beating bird wings generate electricity for data collector

March 10, 2015

Beating bird wings generate electricity for data collector

A technology that generates electricity from the beating wings of birds, bats or even moths could... read more

Popular origami pattern makes the mechanical switch

March 9, 2015

Popular origami pattern makes the mechanical switch

Reporting in Nature Materials March 9, Cornell physicists have made a mechanical switch out of the... read more

Popular origami pattern makes the switch

March 9, 2015

Popular origami pattern makes the switch

Reporting in Nature Materials March 9, Cornell physicists have made a mechanical switch out of the... read more

Electron spins controlled using sound waves

March 6, 2015

Electron spins controlled using sound waves

Cornell applied physicists have demonstrated an unprecedented method of control over electron spins... read more

Life 'not as we know it' possible on Saturn's moon Titan

February 27, 2015

Life 'not as we know it' possible on Saturn's moon Titan

Cornell chemical engineers and astronomers have theorized a new kind of methane-based cell membrane... read more

Precision gas sensor could fit on a chip

February 26, 2015

Precision gas sensor could fit on a chip

Cornell engineers have miniaturized a light source in the elusive mid-infrared spectrum,... read more

A clear and audacious goal: USA Today OpEd by Mason Peck

February 24, 2015

A clear and audacious goal: USA Today OpEd by Mason Peck

Defeatism, cynicism and mindless conservatism didn't get us to the moon. read more

New 'knobs' can dial in control of materials

February 24, 2015

New 'knobs' can dial in control of materials

A new study by Cornell scientists offers insight on how different "knobs" can change material... read more

Kozen honored for theoretical computer science work

February 23, 2015

Kozen honored for theoretical computer science work

Dexter Kozen, Ph.D. ’77, the Joseph Newton Pew Jr. Professor in Engineering, has been named a... read more

Cornell CoE and ANSYS helping

February 20, 2015

Cornell CoE and ANSYS helping

to train next generation of engineers worldwide to become proficient in engineering simulation... read more

Prof. Fischbach publishes OpEd on Plea for Cancer Research

February 20, 2015

Prof. Fischbach publishes OpEd on Plea for Cancer Research

Professor Claudia Fischbach of Cornell’s Department of Biomedical Engineering has published a... read more

Prof. Hernandez: My own McFarland Story

February 20, 2015

Prof. Hernandez: My own McFarland Story

Professor Christopher Hernandez of Cornell’s Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering... read more

Cornell sinks teeth into four new MOOCs

February 19, 2015

Cornell sinks teeth into four new MOOCs

Cornell will offer four new massive open online courses - or MOOCs - in 2016. Learn abouts sharks,... read more

Cornell Rewind: Phenomenal first women of engineering

February 18, 2015

Cornell Rewind: Phenomenal first women of engineering

Cornell’s pioneering, engineering women – Kate Gleason, Nora Stanton Blatch and Olive Wetzel Dennis... read more

Physicist Ernest Sternglass dies at 91

February 17, 2015

Physicist Ernest Sternglass dies at 91

Ernest Sternglass ’44, M.S. ’51, Ph.D. ’53, whose correspondence with Albert Einstein led to an... read more

Liu, Todd elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 16, 2015

Liu, Todd elected to National Academy of Engineering

Philip Liu and Michael Todd have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Liu and Todd... read more

A 'Flickr-ing' view of the world, in 4-D

February 12, 2015

A 'Flickr-ing' view of the world, in 4-D

Cornell researchers have added another dimension to virtual street viewing, literally. Using... read more

Biennial’s art and science collaborations earn acclaim

February 12, 2015

Biennial’s art and science collaborations earn acclaim

An art installation created in tandem with Cornell materials scientists for the recent CCA Biennial... read more

Study: Global rainfall satellites require massive overhaul

February 12, 2015

Study: Global rainfall satellites require massive overhaul

A Cornell study warns that the existing system of space-based rainfall observation satellites... read more

Anne Rocheleau receives a 2015 Cook Award

February 12, 2015

Anne Rocheleau receives a 2015 Cook Award

Anne Rocheleau, a graduate student in BME, was awarded a 2015 Cook Award. read more

Liu Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

February 11, 2015

Liu Elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

CEE Director Philip Liu has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)... read more

Former engineering dean Edmund Cranch dies at 91

February 10, 2015

Former engineering dean Edmund Cranch dies at 91

Alumnus and former College of Engineering dean Edmund T. Cranch, who left Cornell to become... read more

Sanitation scores in India have room for improvement

February 10, 2015

Sanitation scores in India have room for improvement

Because urban sanitation scores don't tell the whole story in India, Cornell water-resources... read more

Alum Robert Langer wins Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

February 10, 2015

Alum Robert Langer wins Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

Robert Langer ’70 has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering for "revolutionary... read more

Researchers report better solar cells through chemistry

February 10, 2015

Researchers report better solar cells through chemistry

In the quest for the perfect solar cell, Cornell materials science research offers quantifiable... read more

NSF grant to fund ‘revolutionary’ electron microscope

February 9, 2015

NSF grant to fund ‘revolutionary’ electron microscope

The NSF has awarded Cornell $2.7 million to acquire a cryogenic, aberration-corrected scanning... read more

Julius Lucks recipient of an Early Career Development Award

February 7, 2015

Julius Lucks recipient of an Early Career Development Award

Julius Lucks is the recipient of a 2015 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National... read more

Mike Todd elected to NAE

February 5, 2015

Mike Todd elected to NAE

Mike Todd has been elected to The National Academy of Engineering (NAE). read more

Cornell sending strong contingent to annual science meeting

February 5, 2015

Cornell sending strong contingent to annual science meeting

Cornell faculty members to speak on an array of topics at the American Association for the... read more

$50M Verizon gift names Cornell Tech executive ed center

February 2, 2015

$50M Verizon gift names Cornell Tech executive ed center

A $50 million gift from Verizon will support the development of the Verizon Executive Education... read more

A ‘STAR’ is born: Engineers devise genetic 'on' switch

February 2, 2015

A ‘STAR’ is born: Engineers devise genetic 'on' switch

Cornell scientists have made an RNA-only "on" switch to control gene expression – a breakthrough... read more

Physics teacher training program going strong

February 2, 2015

Physics teacher training program going strong

The seven-year-old Physics Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA) program supports Cornell students... read more

Incentives encourage greater exploration, research finds

January 30, 2015

Incentives encourage greater exploration, research finds

How do organizations get workers onto the 'road less taken' when most people will choose the roads... read more

Bassuk, Caudill, Manohar named Weiss fellows

January 30, 2015

Bassuk, Caudill, Manohar named Weiss fellows

Faculty members Nina Bassuk, Marie Caudill and Rajit Manohar have been named Stephen H. Weiss... read more

Skorton speeds campus carbon neutrality goal to 2035

January 29, 2015

Skorton speeds campus carbon neutrality goal to 2035

Cornell President David Skorton today released the report of the Climate Action Plan Acceleration... read more

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

January 27, 2015

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

Cornell engineers have found that firing up diesel backup generators in non-emergency situations... read more

Diabetes in rats treated with engineered probiotic

January 27, 2015

Diabetes in rats treated with engineered probiotic

In a Cornell study of rats, researchers engineered a common gut bacteria, which when taken orally,... read more

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

January 27, 2015

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

Cornell engineers have found that firing up diesel backup generators in non-emergency situations... read more

Five NY companies receive jump start from Cornell

January 26, 2015

Five NY companies receive jump start from Cornell

The Cornell Center for Materials Research announces that five New York companies will receive... read more

Cornell Rewind: A great school faces the Great War

January 22, 2015

Cornell Rewind: A great school faces the Great War

The United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917. Scarcely a week later, 575 Cornell male... read more

New computation method helps identify functional DNA

January 20, 2015

New computation method helps identify functional DNA

Cornell scientists have created a new computational method that can identify positions in the human... read more

Ben Cosgrove wins BMES-CMBE Rising Star Award

January 20, 2015

Ben Cosgrove wins BMES-CMBE Rising Star Award

BME Assistant Professor Ben Cosgrove receives BMES-CMBE Rising Star Award read more

MAE Prof. Shepherd receives the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Award

January 15, 2015

MAE Prof. Shepherd receives the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Award

The Air Force YIP supports scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees... read more

Research repository arXiv hits 1 million submissions

January 15, 2015

Research repository arXiv hits 1 million submissions

1 million and counting: Scientific-paper repository arXiv has reached milestone with a million... read more

Sara Hernández to lead Grad School diversity efforts

January 15, 2015

Sara Hernández to lead Grad School diversity efforts

Sara Xayarath Hernández, director of Diversity Programs in Engineering, has been named associate... read more

Hot fashion: DOE awards $3M grant for ‘air-conditioned’ clothing

January 13, 2015

Hot fashion: DOE awards $3M grant for ‘air-conditioned’ clothing

Warming up to a brisk idea to save building energy, the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded... read more

Cornell research steers NYC bikes to needy stations

January 12, 2015

Cornell research steers NYC bikes to needy stations

ORIE's David Shmoys and a graduate student develop computer analysis to help New York City... read more

Gehrke, Joachims honored for work in computer science

January 12, 2015

Gehrke, Joachims honored for work in computer science

Two Cornell computer scientists have been elected fellows of the Association for Computing... read more

Cornell Systems Engineering jumps seven spots; ranked No. 10 in U.S. News online grad program rankings

January 9, 2015

Cornell Systems Engineering jumps seven spots; ranked No. 10 in U.S. News online grad program rankings

Systems Engineering has moved up seven spots to No. 10 in the online graduate engineering program... read more

High-temperature superconductor 'fingerprint' found

January 6, 2015

High-temperature superconductor 'fingerprint' found

Theorists and experimentalists working together at Cornell may have found the answer to a major... read more

Prof. Bonassar on CNN Jan.11 will be rescheduled, we will post new date and times as we have them.

January 3, 2015

Prof. Bonassar on CNN Jan.11 will be rescheduled, we will post new date and times as we have them.

Prof. Bonassar's research will be discussed on Fareed Zakaria GPS on Jan 11 has been rescheduled. read more