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Room-temperature lithium metal battery closer to reality

February 3, 2016

Room-temperature lithium metal battery closer to reality

A Cornell team led by Lynden Archer, head of the Department of Chemical and Bimolecular... read more

Cornell names Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in recognition of the leadership of philanthropist

February 2, 2016

Cornell names Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in recognition of the leadership of philanthropist

A combined $50 million commitment from Robert F. Smith '85, founder, chairman and CEO of Vista... read more

Cornellians to share scientific studies at AAAS meeting

February 2, 2016

Cornellians to share scientific studies at AAAS meeting

Cornell faculty and students will be among thousands of scientists representing an array of... read more

First self-assembled superconductor structure created

January 29, 2016

First self-assembled superconductor structure created

A Cornell team has created the first self-assembled three-dimensional superconductor, another step... read more

Cornell names Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in recognition of the leadership of philanthropist

January 29, 2016

Cornell names Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in recognition of the leadership of philanthropist

A combined $50 million commitment from Robert F. Smith '85, founder, chairman and CEO of Vista... read more

First self-assembled superconductor structure created

January 29, 2016

First self-assembled superconductor structure created

A Cornell team has created the first self-assembled three-dimensional superconductor, another step... read more

University shines at Cornell Day in Albany Jan. 26

January 28, 2016

University shines at Cornell Day in Albany Jan. 26

New York's land-grant university brought its message of education, discovery and engagement to the... read more

Cornell-led team creates gallium nitride power diode

January 19, 2016

Cornell-led team creates gallium nitride power diode

A team led by Cornell professor Grace Xing has created gallium nitride power diodes capable of... read more

January 15, 2016

ECE 4760 Laser Duel game highlighted on Hacked Gadgets

IR Shooting Game Project – Laser Duel Shooting game, ECE4760 final project on Hacked Gadgets read more

Color Sonification Could Be Key to Rainbow Connection

January 15, 2016

Color Sonification Could Be Key to Rainbow Connection

Student project highlighted in Hackaday! read more

GPS top hat uses directional sound to show the way

January 15, 2016

GPS top hat uses directional sound to show the way

ECE 4760 project published on Engadget. read more

Touch Piano Hits All the Right Notes

January 15, 2016

Touch Piano Hits All the Right Notes

Student project published on Hackaday read more

Cornellians named to Forbes 30 under 30 list

January 15, 2016

Cornellians named to Forbes 30 under 30 list

Weill Cornell Medicine doctoral candidates Kaitlyn Gayvert and Neel Madhukar have been named to... read more

Director’s Reflections: Clif Pollock

January 13, 2016

Director’s Reflections: Clif Pollock

The journey, not the destination read more

ECE Alum Dipayan Ghosh honored as Forbes 30 under 30: Law & Policy

January 13, 2016

ECE Alum Dipayan Ghosh honored as Forbes 30 under 30: Law & Policy

Ghosh recently moved to Facebook where he works on privacy and cyber policy after serving as a... read more

Future Current: ECE Research on the Cutting-Edge of Circuit Design

January 13, 2016

Future Current: ECE Research on the Cutting-Edge of Circuit Design

At Cornell ECE, faculty are looking at electronic circuits in a different way, not only to improve... read more

ECE M.Eng: 50 Years and Counting

January 13, 2016

ECE M.Eng: 50 Years and Counting

The ECE M.Eng degree program takes pride in the past, looks to the future. read more

Cornell boasts leading cybersecurity research group

January 13, 2016

Cornell boasts leading cybersecurity research group

Four Cornell computer scientists - Ari Juels, Rafael Pass, Thomas Ristenpart and Vitaly Shmatikov -... read more

McGovern incubator embraces Embark and Ecolectro

January 11, 2016

McGovern incubator embraces Embark and Ecolectro

Cornell's McGovern Center for Venture Development welcomed two start-up companies Jan. 7 to its... read more

Cornell Maker Club gets a new home

January 6, 2016

Cornell Maker Club gets a new home

In the three years that the Cornell Maker Club has existed, it has amassed a collection of useful... read more

Pushing vertical p-n junctions toward gallium nitride critical field

January 6, 2016

Pushing vertical p-n junctions toward gallium nitride critical field

Research from Xing/Jena lab highlighted in Semiconductor Today. read more

December graduation features record number of participants

December 21, 2015

December graduation features record number of participants

Nearly half of the more than 900 January degree candidates took part in the Dec. 19 recognition... read more

Grad students aim to make nanotech fun, accessible for kids

December 18, 2015

Grad students aim to make nanotech fun, accessible for kids

Cornell hopes to bring nanotech to young students in the area with the establishment of CNF... read more

Robots learn by watching how-to videos

December 18, 2015

Robots learn by watching how-to videos

Cornell researchers are teaching robots to watch instructional videos and derive a series of... read more

Creativity leads to measuring ultrafast, thin photodetector

December 18, 2015

Creativity leads to measuring ultrafast, thin photodetector

A Cornell graduate student employed two-pulse photovoltaic correlation to measure the speed of his... read more

Reducing current leakage in aluminium gallium nitride transistors on silicon

December 17, 2015

Reducing current leakage in aluminium gallium nitride transistors on silicon

Research from Xing/Jena lab highlighted in Semiconductor Today. read more

Building Blocks for GAN power switches

December 17, 2015

Building Blocks for GAN power switches

Nearly all electronics and electricity distribution infrastructures—including electric motors,... read more

An Active Fall Semester for Cornell IEEE

December 15, 2015

An Active Fall Semester for Cornell IEEE

The Cornell Chapter of IEEE has been very busy this semester with events ranging from company... read more

Bling for dogs helps fight global problem

December 15, 2015

Bling for dogs helps fight global problem

A highly visible dog ear tag to mark and monitor treated and untreated strays is being developed by... read more

21st Century Pong

December 15, 2015

21st Century Pong

ECE 5760 project in IEEE Computer Magazine: Students built a system that tracks a Ping-Pong ball in... read more

Meet new members of the Cornell faculty, 2015-16

December 15, 2015

Meet new members of the Cornell faculty, 2015-16

To help introduce new members of the university's faculty to the Cornell community, the Cornell... read more

Zhang receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

December 15, 2015

Zhang receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

In this project, Zhang will work on a a radically more efficient circuit design methodology. read more

ECE Professor Emeritus Ed Wolf named as 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

December 15, 2015

ECE Professor Emeritus Ed Wolf named as 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Wolf is among 168 academic inventors and innovators honored with prestigious distinction. read more

Scholar describes pitfalls minorities face in academia

December 14, 2015

Scholar describes pitfalls minorities face in academia

At the Fall Diversity in Scholarship and Engagement Symposium Dec. 7, a Cornell faculty member gave... read more

Southern Tier $500M award a boon for agriculture, region

December 10, 2015

Southern Tier $500M award a boon for agriculture, region

The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council has won $500 million over the next five... read more

Steve Wicker discusses how to avoid identity theft & fraud

December 9, 2015

Steve Wicker discusses how to avoid identity theft & fraud

As a cyber-oriented culture, it’s natural to wonder whether and how our daily habits assist hackers... read more

Materials scientists learn how mother of pearl is made

December 4, 2015

Materials scientists learn how mother of pearl is made

Electron microscope images show how mollusks build the incredibly strong and beautiful material... read more

Physical sciences at Cornell ranked No. 9 in world

December 3, 2015

Physical sciences at Cornell ranked No. 9 in world

The physical sciences at Cornell University jumped to No. 9 among institutions worldwide, up from... read more

Art series highlights creative discovery in 'A Needle Woman'

December 1, 2015

Art series highlights creative discovery in 'A Needle Woman'

A Needle Woman, artist Kimsooja's project with materials scientists that was displayed on the Arts... read more

Osteoarthritis finding sheds light on HA injection controversy

November 24, 2015

Osteoarthritis finding sheds light on HA injection controversy

Cornell researchers investigating why HA treatments have produced mixed results discovered that a... read more

At Cornell Silicon Valley, technology meets the arts

November 19, 2015

At Cornell Silicon Valley, technology meets the arts

At a Cornell Silicon Valley presentation Nov. 11, college deans and others discussed ways to foster... read more

125 students commit Random Hacks of Kindness

November 19, 2015

125 students commit Random Hacks of Kindness

More than 125 students brainstormed, coded and met with community nonprofits as they sought... read more

Cornell Tech, Engineering launch new master's degree

November 18, 2015

Cornell Tech, Engineering launch new master's degree

Cornell Tech and the College of Engineering have announced a new Master of Engineering degree in... read more

Collaboration celebrated at 2015 Town-Gown Awards

November 17, 2015

Collaboration celebrated at 2015 Town-Gown Awards

Local and campus leaders met to recognize town-gown partnerships and celebrate the long history of... read more

'Super natural killer cells' destroy lymph node tumors

November 12, 2015

'Super natural killer cells' destroy lymph node tumors

Cornell biomedical engineers have developed specialized white blood cells – dubbed super natural... read more

Faculty, students, staff study Iceland's geothermal energy

November 11, 2015

Faculty, students, staff study Iceland's geothermal energy

Last month, a team of Cornell staff, graduate students and faculty members attended workshops in... read more

Batten receives research excellence award

November 9, 2015

Batten receives research excellence award

Assistant Professor Christopher Batten has been recognized as one of seven winners of the Cornell... read more

Delchamps receives excellence in teaching award

November 6, 2015

Delchamps receives excellence in teaching award

Associate Professor Dave Delchamps has received the Michael Tien ’72 Excellence in Teaching Award... read more

Wagner receives award for teaching distinction

November 6, 2015

Wagner receives award for teaching distinction

Associate Professor Aaron Wagner has received the Douglas Whitney ’61 Excellence in Teaching Award... read more

Cornell teams join NSF campaign for cybersecurity

November 6, 2015

Cornell teams join NSF campaign for cybersecurity

Six Cornell researchers will receive grants totaling $2.4 million as part of the National Science... read more

Albonesi receives distinguished teaching award

November 6, 2015

Albonesi receives distinguished teaching award

ECE Professor Dave Albonesi has received the Ralph S. Watts ’72 Excellence in Teaching Award from... read more

Cornell Tech Runway Program accepting postdoc applications

November 5, 2015

Cornell Tech Runway Program accepting postdoc applications

The Runway Startup Postdoc Program – described as part business school, part research institution,... read more

A beautiful defense for smart grids

November 4, 2015

A beautiful defense for smart grids

The next generation of engineering algorithms help protect the evolving smart grid. read more

HKN and IEEE introduce students to computer engineering

November 3, 2015

HKN and IEEE introduce students to computer engineering

HKN and IEEE teach digital logic to middle and high school students at Splash! Cornell. read more

Cornell nanomaterials lab opens doors to public

November 2, 2015

Cornell nanomaterials lab opens doors to public

The 4,000-square-foot Center for Nanomaterials Engineering and Technology is open for business with... read more

Cornell Tech, Law School announce new degree program

October 27, 2015

Cornell Tech, Law School announce new degree program

Cornell Tech and Cornell Law School announced Oct. 27 the launch of a Master of Laws degree in law,... read more

Cornell Neurotech launched with multimillion dollar gift

October 27, 2015

Cornell Neurotech launched with multimillion dollar gift

A gift from Mong Family Foundation, through Stephen Mong '92, MEN '93, MBA '02, will create Cornell... read more

Grants available for projects that span Ithaca, Cornell Tech

October 27, 2015

Grants available for projects that span Ithaca, Cornell Tech

Provost Michael Kotlikoff has called for proposals for feasibility and planning grants for academic... read more

Student research helps county envision 2050 energy roadmap

October 27, 2015

Student research helps county envision 2050 energy roadmap

Using 15 months of energy research conducted by Cornell students, the Tompkins County Planning... read more

New Members Inducted into HKN, ECE Honor Society

October 26, 2015

New Members Inducted into HKN, ECE Honor Society

The Cornell ECE chapter of Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), the national honor society dedicated to Electrical... read more

3-D organoids allow tests of lymphoma treatments

October 22, 2015

3-D organoids allow tests of lymphoma treatments

Cornell researchers have engineered a tissue culture that mimics the complex environment of... read more

Cornell Rewind: Lantern slides illuminated lectures

October 21, 2015

Cornell Rewind: Lantern slides illuminated lectures

In the late 19th century, Cornell students enjoyed visually striking class lectures and... read more

Student team reels in genetic engineering awards at competition

October 21, 2015

Student team reels in genetic engineering awards at competition

Cornell University’s entry for the International Genetically Engineered Machine synthetic biology... read more

Students deploy seismometers to gain underground view

October 21, 2015

Students deploy seismometers to gain underground view

Cornell undergraduate students from a geophysics class will deploy a network of 15 seismometers... read more

Three researchers receive NIH 'new innovator' awards

October 19, 2015

Three researchers receive NIH 'new innovator' awards

Three young Cornell researchers have won National Institutes of Health New Innovator Awards. The... read more

Engineering to host sesquicentennial celebration Oct. 23-25

October 14, 2015

Engineering to host sesquicentennial celebration Oct. 23-25

Cornell Engineering celebrates its legacy of leadership and innovation weekend of sesquicentennial... read more

Engineering celebrates Sesquicentennial Oct. 23-25

October 14, 2015

Engineering celebrates Sesquicentennial Oct. 23-25

Cornell Engineering celebrates its legacy of leadership and innovation weekend of sesquicentennial... read more

Alyssa Apsel promoted to Full Professor

October 12, 2015

Alyssa Apsel promoted to Full Professor

ECE’s Alyssa Apsel has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor following approval from the... read more

Cornell ECE Innovation Award Winner DogStar Life launches Indiegogo campaign

October 6, 2015

Cornell ECE Innovation Award Winner DogStar Life launches Indiegogo campaign

The secret lives of dogs: Emotional sensor helps owners understand their pups’ feelings read more

Cornell Rewind: Exploring our world and beyond

September 16, 2015

Cornell Rewind: Exploring our world and beyond

Not long after Cornell University opened its doors, professors organized expeditions. For 150... read more

Cornell nanotech facility receives $8M NSF grant

September 16, 2015

Cornell nanotech facility receives $8M NSF grant

The National Science Foundation has selected the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility... read more

Zhiru Zhang receives 2015 CEDA Early Career Award

September 14, 2015

Zhiru Zhang receives 2015 CEDA Early Career Award

Zhiru Zhang has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 CEDA Early Career Award for outstanding... read more

eHub grows space for student entrepreneurs

September 14, 2015

eHub grows space for student entrepreneurs

Cornell and the Student Agencies Foundation have create eHub, slated to open in spring 2016, a... read more

Steve Wicker Ph.D. student Stephanie Santoso, Maker in Chief

September 10, 2015

Steve Wicker Ph.D. student Stephanie Santoso, Maker in Chief

Stephanie Santoso, a Ph.D. student of Prof. Stephen Wicker is the first senior adviser for making... read more

Donations help create 'supercomputer' for students

September 10, 2015

Donations help create 'supercomputer' for students

State of the art donated equipment by Intel and Dell will create a computer cluster dedicated to a... read more

Cornell No. 15 in U.S. News ranking; Dyson, Eng in top 10

September 9, 2015

Cornell No. 15 in U.S. News ranking; Dyson, Eng in top 10

In the 2016 U.S. News and World Report rankings released today, Cornell University was ranked No.... read more

New atlas could help wind energy sweep across Great Lakes

September 8, 2015

New atlas could help wind energy sweep across Great Lakes

By compiling meteorological wind data, Cornell scientists have assembled the first full... read more

Batten to create new class of heterogeneous computer architectures with novel software/hardware abstraction

September 4, 2015

Batten to create new class of heterogeneous computer architectures with novel software/hardware abstraction

ECE’s Christopher Batten recently received an Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young... read more

Martínez Program Chair of HPCA-22

August 27, 2015

Martínez Program Chair of HPCA-22

Prof. José Martínez is this year's Technical Program Chair of IEEE's 22nd International Symposium... read more

CURIE Academy fuels girls' passion for engineering

August 27, 2015

CURIE Academy fuels girls' passion for engineering

Fifty-two high school junior and senior girls spent a week at the CURIE Academy at Cornell to... read more

Martínez to give Distinguished Lecture at SHPE 2015

August 27, 2015

Martínez to give Distinguished Lecture at SHPE 2015

Prof. José Martínez will be a keynote speaker at this year's SHPE Conference, the major annual... read more

Cornell joins pleas for responsible AI research

August 26, 2015

Cornell joins pleas for responsible AI research

Computer scientists are among those joining a growing chorus of experts eager to harness the future... read more

Hardware demo day includes visit from Rep. Tom Reed

August 14, 2015

Hardware demo day includes visit from Rep. Tom Reed

Brew beer better. Clean hotel rooms better. Monitor the health of your horse better. These were a... read more