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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

Why Governments Won’t Let Go of Secret Software Bugs

May 17, 2017

Why Governments Won’t Let Go of Secret Software Bugs

“There just has to be balance,” says Stephen Wicker, a computer engineering professor at Cornell... 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

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

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

ECE M.Eng Poster Session Winners Announced

May 16, 2017

ECE M.Eng Poster Session Winners Announced

ECE is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 ECE M.Eng Poster Session. 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

Are consumers willing to pay a premium for self-driving cars?

May 12, 2017

Are consumers willing to pay a premium for self-driving cars?

New study reveals the market is split when it comes to autonomous technologies 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

ECE Alum Howard Kagan '84 receives Tony Award nomination

May 4, 2017

ECE Alum Howard Kagan '84 receives Tony Award nomination

Kagan is the producer of Best Musical nominee "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812". 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

Cornell Engineering hosts activities for Bring a Child To Work Day

April 27, 2017

Cornell Engineering hosts activities for Bring a Child To Work Day

Cornell Engineering Career Center helped children identify their superpowers and CUAUV members... 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

ECE Student Yunye Gong wins Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Machine Learning

April 21, 2017

ECE Student Yunye Gong wins Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Machine Learning

Cornell ECE Ph.D. student Yunye Gong has been awarded a Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Machine Learning. read more

Monticone wins 2017 Raj Mittra Travel Grant Award

April 19, 2017

Monticone wins 2017 Raj Mittra Travel Grant Award

ECE Assistant Professor Francesco Monticone has won the 2017 Raj Mittra Travel Grant (RMTG) from... read more

New theory may explain the ‘music of the meteors’

April 19, 2017

New theory may explain the ‘music of the meteors’

Scientists have proposed a theory to explain how our eyes and ears could perceive a meteor at... 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

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

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

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

Graffitibot, fake-news checker to be showcased at BOOM, April 19

April 12, 2017

Graffitibot, fake-news checker to be showcased at BOOM, April 19

Video games, a cupcake froster and a Graffitibot will be among the projects showcased at BOOM 2017. 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

Study to focus on breast cancer's effect on bone composition

March 23, 2017

Study to focus on breast cancer's effect on bone composition

A Cornell-led international research team has secured funding from the Human Frontier Science... read more

Study to focus on breast cancer link to bone metastasis

March 23, 2017

Study to focus on breast cancer link to bone metastasis

A Cornell-led international research team has secured funding from the Human Frontier Science... read more

Seven assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

March 23, 2017

Seven assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Seven assistant professors have both been recognized by the National Science Foundation with CAREER... read more

Mahowald tapped to help frame UN report on global warming

March 22, 2017

Mahowald tapped to help frame UN report on global warming

Natalie Mahowald, professor of earth and atmospheric science, has been selected by the United... read more

Cornell Engineering offering grants to scale up research

March 20, 2017

Cornell Engineering offering grants to scale up research

Cornell Engineering is encouraging students, postdocs and faculty to apply for funding to scale up... read more

Cornell to host carbon neutrality forum March 28

March 20, 2017

Cornell to host carbon neutrality forum March 28

Cornell's Senior Leaders Climate Action Group will host a public forum March 28 to discuss Options... read more

EERI Project Team Wins 2017 Competition

March 20, 2017

EERI Project Team Wins 2017 Competition

EERI placed first at the 2017 Seismic Design Competition in Portland, Oregon read more

AguaClara opens its 14th Honduras plant, debuts micro system

March 16, 2017

AguaClara opens its 14th Honduras plant, debuts micro system

AguaClara has opened its 14th water processing plant in Honduras, and has expanded its reach into... read more

'Servant-leader' role suits Weber-Shirk, AguaClara program

March 16, 2017

'Servant-leader' role suits Weber-Shirk, AguaClara program

Students teach students and make many of the key decisions in AguaClara, a program that for more... read more

Cornell hosts Hong Kong sustainability meeting April 6-7

March 16, 2017

Cornell hosts Hong Kong sustainability meeting April 6-7

Cornell will host Sustainability in Asia: Partnerships for Research and Implementation, a... read more

Cornell ranked among best in U.S. News grad school rankings

March 14, 2017

Cornell ranked among best in U.S. News grad school rankings

The 2018 U.S. News World Report ranking of graduate schools is out, and Cornell has again landed... read more

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather'

March 8, 2017

Experiment aboard space station studies 'space weather'

Steven Powell, senior engineer in electrical and computer engineering, is leading a Cornell group... read more

Engineers devise two-way radio on a single chip

March 8, 2017

Engineers devise two-way radio on a single chip

Researchers have devised a method of two-way radio communication that puts the separation of the... read more

FuzeHub awards innovation grants to Cornell-led projects

March 2, 2017

FuzeHub awards innovation grants to Cornell-led projects

Three projects with ties to Cornell are among the seven grantees to receive a total of more than... read more

Matter Design Computation grad program set to launch

March 2, 2017

Matter Design Computation grad program set to launch

A new multidisciplinary collaborative research graduate degree program at Cornell will combine... read more

Group blazes path to efficient, eco-friendly deep-ultraviolet LED

March 1, 2017

Group blazes path to efficient, eco-friendly deep-ultraviolet LED

A Cornell-led group has demonstrated the ability to produce deep-ultraviolet emission using an LED... read more

Cornell seismologist helps solve Oklahoma's earthquake mystery

February 24, 2017

Cornell seismologist helps solve Oklahoma's earthquake mystery

What EAS professor Katie Keranen and some colleagues have learned from data they collected in... read more

Aristilde receives NSF CAREER Award

February 23, 2017

Aristilde receives NSF CAREER Award

Ludmilla Aristilde, assistant professor in BEE, has received an NSF CAREER Award to address a... read more

ECE announces two 2017 Outstanding Thesis Research Award Winners

February 23, 2017

ECE announces two 2017 Outstanding Thesis Research Award Winners

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Graduate Committee is pleased to announce two... read more

New website to facilitate launching innovations in Upstate New York

February 22, 2017

New website to facilitate launching innovations in Upstate New York

The Upstate New York I-Corps Node (UNY I-Corps) launched a new website today. The site provides... read more

Studer receives NSF CAREER Award

February 22, 2017

Studer receives NSF CAREER Award

Christoph Studer, Cornell ECE Assistant Professor recently received a U.S. NSF CAREER Award from... read more

Group develops deep, non-invasive imaging of mouse brain

February 22, 2017

Group develops deep, non-invasive imaging of mouse brain

Using an imaging technology he developed at Cornell, applied physics professor Chris Xu and... read more

Group develops deep, noninvasive imaging of mouse brain

February 22, 2017

Group develops deep, noninvasive imaging of mouse brain

Using a laser technology he developed at Cornell, physics professor Chris Xu and collaborators... read more