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Two doctoral students receive Ford Fellowships

Cornell doctoral student Dory Peters, a student in the lab of Nikolaos Bouklas, has been selected to receive a 2022 Ford Foundation Fellowship. Peters’ proposed area of research is the development of new computational techniques that will accelerate computations for highly deformable structures, soft robotics to human-computer interaction, and solid and fluid interactions in the subsurface environment. Read more

Cornell awarded $15M to lead NSF I-Corps Hub

Cornell has been awarded a $15 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a newly established Innovation Corps Hub that will support science and technology entrepreneurship in rural regions. Read more

Modified microwave oven cooks up next-gen semiconductors

A household microwave oven modified by a Cornell Engineering professor is helping to cook up the next generation of cellphones, computers and other electronics after the invention was shown to overcome a major challenge faced by the semiconductor industry. Read more