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Top neuroscientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

September 15, 2017

Top neuroscientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium

Top neuroscientists to speak at Cornell Neurotech symposium read more

Cornell Tech fosters community connection and collaboration

September 13, 2017

Cornell Tech fosters community connection and collaboration

“Tech driven,” “outward facing” and “community oriented.” These Cornell Tech hallmarks define the... read more

By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech mission

September 13, 2017

By design: Art and architecture signal Cornell Tech mission

With architectural design and aesthetics reflecting its mission of collaboration and innovation,... read more

US News ranks Cornell No. 14; Dyson, Engineering in top 10

September 12, 2017

US News ranks Cornell No. 14; Dyson, Engineering in top 10

Cornell University advanced one spot to No. 14 in the 2018 edition of US News and World Report’s... read more

Student startup gets a hand from funding, preps for industry trials

September 11, 2017

Student startup gets a hand from funding, preps for industry trials

Student startup gets a hand from funding, preps for industry trials read more

Engineering community of makers launches website

September 7, 2017

Engineering community of makers launches website

Cornell’s College of Engineering has launched of a new maker-themed website, CollabSpace read more

NanoScale Facility to celebrate 40 years of nanotech, focus on future

September 7, 2017

NanoScale Facility to celebrate 40 years of nanotech, focus on future

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility (CNF) is celebrating its 40-year anniversary... read more

Cornell projects to cultivate digital agriculture landscape

August 29, 2017

Cornell projects to cultivate digital agriculture landscape

Expanding on Cornell’s digital agriculture initiative, a slate of six projects totaling more than... read more

'I'm First!' connects first-gen students, faculty, staff

August 24, 2017

'I'm First!' connects first-gen students, faculty, staff

This week the Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives (OADI) launched the I’m First! campaign on... read more

Materials scientist Jin Suntivich to study fuel cells differently

August 23, 2017

Materials scientist Jin Suntivich to study fuel cells differently

Suntivich, awarded $750,000 by the U.S. Dept of Energy’s 2017 Early Career Research Program read more

Gary Harris ’75 given alumni honor for diversity, inclusion efforts

August 17, 2017

Gary Harris ’75 given alumni honor for diversity, inclusion efforts

Gary L. Harris ’75, M.S. ’76, Ph.D. ’80, has been honored by the Cornell Graduate School with the... read more

Wiesner team images tiny quasicrystals as they form

August 15, 2017

Wiesner team images tiny quasicrystals as they form

A Cornell multidisciplinary team devised a way to get a time-lapse look at the early formation of... read more

Early career scientists named Mong Fellows in Cornell Neurotech

August 14, 2017

Early career scientists named Mong Fellows in Cornell Neurotech

Ten new Mong Family Foundation Fellows in Neurotech will work jointly under the mentorship of... read more

Hardware accelerator teams Rev-up product ideas at Demo Day

August 11, 2017

Hardware accelerator teams Rev-up product ideas at Demo Day

What do cat carriers, multifaceted keyboards and genetically engineered bacteria have in common?... read more

Patented biomedical implant could improve heart patient outcome

August 9, 2017

Patented biomedical implant could improve heart patient outcome

Jonathan Butcher, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Chris Frendl, M.Eng. '11, have... read more

Computer 'anthropologists' study global fashion

August 9, 2017

Computer 'anthropologists' study global fashion

Cornell computer science researchers are figuring out ways to analyze billions of photographs... read more

New organ transplant monitoring promises better patient care

August 3, 2017

New organ transplant monitoring promises better patient care

Using a combination of DNA sequencing and computer science techniques, researchers have developed a... read more

AguaClara begins construction of water plant in Nicaragua

August 3, 2017

AguaClara begins construction of water plant in Nicaragua

AguaClara, an Engineering Project Team that has built 14 gravity-powered surface water treatment... read more

$9M grant will create neurotech research hub at Cornell

August 1, 2017

$9M grant will create neurotech research hub at Cornell

A five-year, $9 million grant from the National Science Foundation will create the Cornell... read more

InSitu@CHESS offers material-testing help to industry, academia

July 31, 2017

InSitu@CHESS offers material-testing help to industry, academia

InSitu@CHESS, a program begun in 2014 by engineering professor Matt Miller, offers a way for... read more

Mechanisms found to explain atypical femoral fractures

July 31, 2017

Mechanisms found to explain atypical femoral fractures

A research team led by Eve Donnelly, assistant professor in materials science and engineering, has... read more

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... read more

Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes digest pollutants

June 27, 2017

Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes digest pollutants

Cornell materials scientists and bioelectrochemical engineers have created an innovative,... read more

CIS researchers receive $2.5M NSF grant for cybersecurity

June 23, 2017

CIS researchers receive $2.5M NSF grant for cybersecurity

Four Cornell computer science researchers will receive $2.5 million from the National Science... read more

Changing the identity of cellular enzyme spawns new pathway

June 20, 2017

Changing the identity of cellular enzyme spawns new pathway

Using a technique it devised, a research group led by professor Matt DeLisa has shown the ability... read more

Rev startup teams go from 'napkin to prototype'

June 16, 2017

Rev startup teams go from 'napkin to prototype'

Eight teams of entrepreneurs are spending their summer developing their business ideas into... read more

WCM hackathon focuses on 3-D printing innovation

June 16, 2017

WCM hackathon focuses on 3-D printing innovation

The Clinical and Translational Science Center, in collaboration with the medical student group... read more

Course explores our future with robots and AI

June 15, 2017

Course explores our future with robots and AI

A new computer science course offered last semester explored the ethical and social issues raised... read more

Student inventors to view their tech through business lens

June 15, 2017

Student inventors to view their tech through business lens

Thomas (TJ) Wallin, MSE grad student, was awarded a Commercialization Fellowship. read more

Cornell CubeSat wins ride into space with NASA in 2019

June 15, 2017

Cornell CubeSat wins ride into space with NASA in 2019

Cornell's Cislunar Explorers team has won the final phase of NASA's CubeSat competition and thus... read more

Neurotech panel shares successes from first year

June 14, 2017

Neurotech panel shares successes from first year

Faculty from Cornell Neurotech shared stories of technologies they have developed in their first... read more

Cornell engineers transform food waste into green energy

June 13, 2017

Cornell engineers transform food waste into green energy

In a classic tale of turning trash into treasure, two processes soon may be the favored dynamic duo... read more

Strogatz, colleagues aim to improve math communications

June 12, 2017

Strogatz, colleagues aim to improve math communications

Math professor Steven Strogatz and his team secures a $2.5 million grant from National Science... read more

Bill Nye '77 assures Cornellians that they can save the world

June 12, 2017

Bill Nye '77 assures Cornellians that they can save the world

Bill Nye '77, known to a generation as The Science Guy, celebrated his 40th class reunion by giving... read more

Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.8M to 15 projects

June 9, 2017

Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.8M to 15 projects

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future's Academic Venture Fund awarded $1.8 million in 2017,... read more

Workshop to bolster minority computer science Ph.D.s

June 9, 2017

Workshop to bolster minority computer science Ph.D.s

A SoNIC (software-defined network interface) Summer Research Workshop will increase exposure to... read more

Cornell tests 'smart,' resilient underground infrastructure

June 8, 2017

Cornell tests 'smart,' resilient underground infrastructure

The future looks smart for underground infrastructure after a first-of-its-kind experiment testing... read more

Singh wins grant from defense department for cancer research

May 30, 2017

Singh wins grant from defense department for cancer research

Ankur Singh, assistant professor in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has... read more

Smiles, selfies and ice cream fill Graduation Weekend 2017

May 28, 2017

Smiles, selfies and ice cream fill Graduation Weekend 2017

Cornell's newest graduates, along with their families and friends, wore smiles, grins and pride... read more

14 ROTC graduates commissioned as officers

May 27, 2017

14 ROTC graduates commissioned as officers

In a joyful ceremony, graduates of ROTC programs received their commissions as junior officers,... read more

Staff graduates are an inspiration to others, president says

May 25, 2017

Staff graduates are an inspiration to others, president says

At the 21st annual Staff Graduate Reception May 23, President Martha E. Pollack recognized two... read more

2017 Merrill scholars honor their teachers and mentors

May 25, 2017

2017 Merrill scholars honor their teachers and mentors

Thirty-three outstanding seniors were recognized May 24 at the 29th annual Merrill Presidential... read more

Cornell Tech has final Open Studio before move to new campus

May 24, 2017

Cornell Tech has final Open Studio before move to new campus

Cornell Tech's Open Studio, held for the final time at the Google building campus, gives budding... read more

President Pollack, Joe Biden will highlight Graduation Weekend

May 23, 2017

President Pollack, Joe Biden will highlight Graduation Weekend

Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack's first Commencement address and former U.S. Vice... read more

VP offers condolences on death of student; memorial is May 22

May 21, 2017

VP offers condolences on death of student; memorial is May 22

Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi informed the community that the body of... read more

VP Ryan Lombardi offers condolences on death of student

May 19, 2017

VP Ryan Lombardi offers condolences on death of student

Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi informed the community that the body of... read more

Arctic countries adopt David Lodge's invasive species plan

May 17, 2017

Arctic countries adopt David Lodge's invasive species plan

On May 11 eight nations that adopted the first Arctic Invasive Alien Species strategy and action... read more

Group develops way to shape pulses of intense infrared light

May 17, 2017

Group develops way to shape pulses of intense infrared light

A Cornell-led group of researchers has developed a method for converting near-infrared light to... read more

David Lodge's contributions part of Arctic species plan

May 17, 2017

David Lodge's contributions part of Arctic species plan

On May 11 eight nations that adopted the first Arctic Invasive Alien Species strategy and action... read more

How workers push back against unwanted technology

May 15, 2017

How workers push back against unwanted technology

Karen Levy, assistant professor of information science, spoke April 17 about how intrusive... read more

Play the games of tomorrow at GDIAC Showcase, May 19

May 11, 2017

Play the games of tomorrow at GDIAC Showcase, May 19

If you want to know what sort of video games you'll be playing next year, stop by at the annual... read more

Cornell researchers map wind to better harvest energy

May 11, 2017

Cornell researchers map wind to better harvest energy

Cornell scientists and engineers are seeing wind in high resolution, creating the world's largest,... read more

Preserving our 'pale blue dot' is focus of first Sagan lecture

May 10, 2017

Preserving our 'pale blue dot' is focus of first Sagan lecture

Lord Martin Rees, who has probed deep into the cosmos, studied gamma-ray bursts and galactic... read more

Clancy, Kolakowski named 2017 Kaplan Faculty Fellows

May 10, 2017

Clancy, Kolakowski named 2017 Kaplan Faculty Fellows

Paulette Clancy, the Bodman Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Heather Kolakowski, lecturer in... read more

Cornell's Innovations in Food Systems Forum is June 7

May 9, 2017

Cornell's Innovations in Food Systems Forum is June 7

Dig into digital agriculture, comprehend plant breeding biotechnology, and learn out how the... read more

Students jump-start hospitality innovation with Pepper the robot

May 9, 2017

Students jump-start hospitality innovation with Pepper the robot

Students competed for $10,000 in prize money to offer the best ideas on how Pepper, a humanoid... read more

Sweet compounds aid water retention in dry soil

May 9, 2017

Sweet compounds aid water retention in dry soil

Organic material added by plant roots and microbes provide nutritious candy for the soil.... read more

Report challenges perception of mineral scarcity

May 8, 2017

Report challenges perception of mineral scarcity

The perception that many minerals, such as copper and aluminum, are becoming scarce is challenged... read more

How will robots handle life or death decisions?

May 8, 2017

How will robots handle life or death decisions?

Joseph Halpern, professor of computer science, lectured on Moral Responsibility, Blameworthiness... read more

Knepper examines emotions behind human-robot relations

May 5, 2017

Knepper examines emotions behind human-robot relations

When robots are all around us, will we have positive relationships with them, or will their... read more

Internet trolls are made, not born, researchers say

May 4, 2017

Internet trolls are made, not born, researchers say

People who post disruptive messages in internet discussion groups may just be driven by... read more

CURB enthusiasm: Undergrads show off research at forum

May 3, 2017

CURB enthusiasm: Undergrads show off research at forum

More than 80 students unveiled their scholarly work at the 32nd annual Spring Research Forum hosted... read more

Commercialization fellows learn to make ideas sell

May 3, 2017

Commercialization fellows learn to make ideas sell

A panel of doctoral students reminisced about their experiences as the first class of... read more

Cornell students swelter in D.C. to cool a warming Earth

May 2, 2017

Cornell students swelter in D.C. to cool a warming Earth

Cornell undergraduates joined 200,000 green advocates to parade down Washington's Pennsylvania... read more

Collaboration yields promising innovation in stain resistance

May 1, 2017

Collaboration yields promising innovation in stain resistance

A collaboration of researchers from engineering and fiber science has yielded a promising new... read more

Showcase celebrates Cornell students' public engagement

April 27, 2017

Showcase celebrates Cornell students' public engagement

More than 200 people gathered April 24 to honor the civic outreach of Cornell students at the 2017... read more

Rawlings scholars navigate to senior research success

April 27, 2017

Rawlings scholars navigate to senior research success

Seniors from the Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars presented their work at the Senior Expo,... read more

At NYC makeathon, students change lives with technology

April 27, 2017

At NYC makeathon, students change lives with technology

At an April 21-23 makeathon in New York City, Cornell students worked to help improve the lives of... read more

Languages, dance, dessert celebrate National Poetry Month

April 26, 2017

Languages, dance, dessert celebrate National Poetry Month

A celebration of National Poetry Month and language learning April 21 featured multilingual poetry,... read more

Stabilizing molecule could pave way for lithium-air fuel cell

April 25, 2017

Stabilizing molecule could pave way for lithium-air fuel cell

Researchers show that coating the anode of a lithium-oxygen fuel cell with bromide results in more... read more

More than 200 soggy students champion science in D.C. march

April 25, 2017

More than 200 soggy students champion science in D.C. march

More than 200 Cornell undergraduate and graduate students joined 40,000 scientists and boosters to... read more

Alumni, industry leaders celebrate Don Greenberg

April 18, 2017

Alumni, industry leaders celebrate Don Greenberg

Industry leaders, academics and former students gathered April 12 in San Francisco to celebrate... read more

Student-led course sparks interest in data science

April 13, 2017

Student-led course sparks interest in data science

The Cornell Data Science Training Program is a 12-week, one-credit unofficial course offered... read more

Ithaca team wins high school programming contest

April 13, 2017

Ithaca team wins high school programming contest

Two dozen teams competed in Cornell's fourth annual high school programming contest, with a team... read more

Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

April 13, 2017

Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

Allen Jiang '18, a chemical engineering major from Redmond, Washington, has won a 2017 Goldwater... read more

BOOM 2017 showcases digital gadgets April 19

April 13, 2017

BOOM 2017 showcases digital gadgets April 19

Applications of digital technology from academic disciplines across campus will be exhibited April... read more

Cornell heads to D.C. for Science March, sustainability summit

April 13, 2017

Cornell heads to D.C. for Science March, sustainability summit

Faculty will share ideas on climate change April 21-23 at the Smithsonian's Earth Optimism Summit,... read more

Junior Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

April 13, 2017

Junior Allen Jiang wins 2017 Goldwater Scholarship

Allen Jiang '18, a chemical engineering major from Redmond, Washington, has won a 2017 Goldwater... read more

Grants enable graduate student travel to 47 nations

April 12, 2017

Grants enable graduate student travel to 47 nations

Ninety-eight Cornell graduate and professional students will travel to 47 countries over the next... read more

Engaged Graduate Student Grants fund 16 Ph.D. students

April 12, 2017

Engaged Graduate Student Grants fund 16 Ph.D. students

Sixteen Cornell doctoral students will collaborate with community partners from Ithaca to India on... read more

Be careful what you tell your robot to do, expert warns

April 11, 2017

Be careful what you tell your robot to do, expert warns

Artificial intelligence must be managed in ways that keep robots from doing harm accidentally,... read more

Makeathon to develop prototypes for people with disabilities

April 11, 2017

Makeathon to develop prototypes for people with disabilities

A makeathon to develop affordable assistive technology for people with disabilities, sponsored by... read more

Researchers link robots to surveillance teams

April 10, 2017

Researchers link robots to surveillance teams

Researchers are developing a system to enable teams of robots to share information as they move... read more

Engineer Max Zhang awarded Engaged Scholar Prize

April 6, 2017

Engineer Max Zhang awarded Engaged Scholar Prize

Max Zhang, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is the winner of the second... read more

Sustainability Month: April at Cornell blossoms with events

April 6, 2017

Sustainability Month: April at Cornell blossoms with events

April is Sustainability Month at Cornell, and the campus will bloom with exhibits, lectures, a bike... read more

Students from across campus pitch business ideas

April 5, 2017

Students from across campus pitch business ideas

Students from 11 startup companies with products including organic skin care products and... read more

Researchers discover high-def electron pathways in soil

March 31, 2017

Researchers discover high-def electron pathways in soil

Cornell scientists have discovered a new high-definition system that allows electrons to travel... read more

NYC tunnel-borer named for Cornell engineer, suffragist

March 30, 2017

NYC tunnel-borer named for Cornell engineer, suffragist

A tunnel-boring machine that will repair New York City's Delaware Aqueduct has been named in honor... read more

Faculty projects get global-at-home curriculum grants

March 30, 2017

Faculty projects get global-at-home curriculum grants

Ten faculty-led projects are receiving approximately $170,000 in Internationalizing the Cornell... read more

Cornell leaders discuss Earth Source Heat at Ithaca forum

March 30, 2017

Cornell leaders discuss Earth Source Heat at Ithaca forum

Members of Cornell's Senior Leaders Climate Action Group presented highlights of their report,... read more

Microalgae could play key role in relieving climate warming

March 28, 2017

Microalgae could play key role in relieving climate warming

Marine microalgae may play a crucial role in mitigating atmospheric greenhouse gas, reducing carbon... read more