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Symposium examines the potential of machine learning in health care

The Sept. 27-28 symposium “Bridging the Divide: Machine Learning in Medicine,” held at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, brought together researchers and clinicians from Cornell’s Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine to discuss recent work and initiate collaborations in the field of machine learning in medicine.

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CCA Biennial launches with art projects across campus

The 2018 Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, with 18 project installations and performances on the theme “Duration: Passage, Persistence, Survival," launched Sept. 28-29 with a tour of outdoor projects on campus, artist panels with Cornell contributors and lectures by featured artists Carrie Mae Weems and Xu Bing.

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Health tech pioneer Deborah Estrin named MacArthur fellow

Deborah Estrin, professor of computer science at Cornell Tech and of healthcare policy and research at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a 2018 MacArthur Foundation fellowship for her innovative work using mobile devices and data to address social challenges.

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First group of Systems Ph.D. students pass Qualifying Exams

The Systems Engineering program began in 1988 encouraged by strong industrial demand. It began the next year with a single, team taught, interdisciplinary course. Soon thereafter, the program offered a M.Eng. minor in 1999 and then a full-fledged M.Eng. (Systems) degree program in 2001. At about the same time the program initiated some distance-learning classes. The distance-learning M.Eng. degree program for practicing engineers in industry and government was approved by New York state to meet industrial and government needs and launched in the fall of 2008. This very successful distance...

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