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Celebrating new product concepts and prototypes with the 2020 Engineering Innovation Competition

Cornell Engineering is pleased to announce the winners of the annual college-wide Innovation Competition, now in its fourth year, designed to encourage and recognize independent work from engineering undergraduate students working on innovative product concepts and prototypes outside of the classroom. The competition took place in late spring, despite the disruptions of the pandemic. The finalist teams gave their pitches via Zoom and students called in from around the U.S. and the world. A team of judges that included Cornell faculty members and entrepreneurs selected winners. The teams were... Read more

Ziv Goldfeld receives IBM 2020 University Award

Ziv Goldfeld, assistant professor in electrical and computer engineering, received an IBM 2020 University Award for the theoretical machine learning research he is doing jointly with collaborators from the IBM-MIT Watson AI Lab. Goldfeld was nominated by his IBM collaborators, and the award affirms IBM's interest and commitment to their work. “We are looking at several machine learning projects,” Goldfeld said. “All revolve around and work towards developing a comprehensive statistical learning theory that can explain and provide strong performance guarantees for modern machine learning... Read more

David Duffield

$5M gift launches Duffield Family Cornell Promise Scholarship

By: Syl Kacapyr

A $5 million gift from David A. Duffield ’62, MBA ’64, to the College of Engineering has established the Duffield Family Cornell Promise Scholarship, providing financial assistance to undergraduate engineering students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more