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Cornell partners in $10M poultry science grant

Cornell is co-leading a $9.95 million, five-year U.S. Department of Agriculture grant that aims to transform nutrition and water use in the poultry industry in order to improve its environmental impact and enhance human health. Read more

Announcing ECE Faculty Promotions

The Cornell University Board of Trustees has made the following appointments in ECE faculty, effective November 1, 2019. Khurram Afridi was promoted to associate professor with indefinite tenure. Daniel Lee was promoted to professor with indefinite tenure. Christoph Studer was promoted to associate professor with indefinite tenure. A. Kevin Tang was promoted to professor with indefinite tenure. We congratulate our colleagues on this well-deserved recognition of their contributions to ECE and the University community. Our faculty has always represented the best the field has to offer–engineers,... Read more

Zinc-anode batteries prove their mettle

Cornell researchers have found a way to build a zinc-anode battery that not only has a high energy density, but is low cost and stable, and has a life cycle that can be significantly prolonged. Read more

AI tool detects global fashion trends

A new artificial intelligence tool developed by Cornell researchers scans millions of publicly available photos to effectively identify fashion trends around the world, as well as traditions and events with signature styles. Read more

Sadaf at Global Ethanol Summit

Sadaf Sobhani, visiting professor in the Sibley School, attended Global Ethanol Summit

Sadaf Sobhani, visiting professor in the Sibley School, detailed the science of ethanol-blended fuels to a group of industry and government officials from 60 countries at the Global Ethanol Summit in Washington, D.C., Oct. 13-15. About 350 officials from around the world gathered at the summit, hosted by the U.S. Grains Council, to learn about changing biofuels policies and the potential for expanded global ethanol use. For the past decade, ethanol has been the fastest-growing U.S. agricultural export, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and organizers sought to highlight the... Read more