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Reducing current leakage in aluminium gallium nitride transistors on silicon

Reducing current leakage in aluminium gallium nitride transistors on silicon

December 17, 2015

Research from Xing/Jena lab highlighted in Semiconductor Today. read more

Building Blocks for GAN power switches

Building Blocks for GAN power switches

December 17, 2015

Nearly all electronics and electricity distribution infrastructures—including electric motors, power adapters, solar power plants, and smart grids—can benefit from a gallium nitride (GaN) power diode... read more

Findings strongly support water on Mars

Findings strongly support water on Mars

October 9, 2015

Recent Science of Earth Systems graduate Mary Beth Wilhelm, co-authors recent paper with supporting evidence of water activity on Mars. read more

Everyone is invited to a special BME Symposium

Everyone is invited to a special BME Symposium

September 16, 2015

The public is invited to attend a faculty symposium titled, "Understanding and Treating Disease: Inspirations from Womb to Tomb," on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 2:15 to 4 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room... read more

Long-awaited biomedical engineering major gets green light

Long-awaited biomedical engineering major gets green light

June 23, 2015

Cornell University has received state approval to offer a long-awaited undergraduate major in biomedical engineering (BME) and will begin taking sophomores into the program this fall. read more

$50M gift creates Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering

$50M gift creates Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering

June 23, 2015

A decade after its creation, the Department of Biomedical Engineering has received a $50 million gift that will expand and elevate it as the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical... read more

Collins OpEd in Washington Post

Collins OpEd in Washington Post

June 10, 2015

Lance R. Collins on why social sciences are just as important as STEM disciplines. read more

Tumor cells prefer easy way out, study shows

Tumor cells prefer easy way out, study shows

April 23, 2015

Biomedical engineers report in a new study that tumor cells take advantage of cleared paths in the body to migrate unimpeded, rather than by brute force. read more

Ben Cosgrove wins BMES-CMBE Rising Star Award

Ben Cosgrove wins BMES-CMBE Rising Star Award

January 20, 2015

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

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

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