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News Listing Archive for 2012

Nano oscillators synchronized by light

December 14, 2012

Nano oscillators synchronized by light

Two tiny mechanical oscillators, suspended just nanometers apart, can talk to each other and synchronize by means of nothing but light. read more

Multimode waveguides bring light around corners

December 13, 2012

Multimode waveguides bring light around corners

A Cornell innovation in photonic chip design could offer vastly increased bandwidth for fiber-optic communication. read more

Sheila Hemami Named Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow

December 5, 2012

Sheila Hemami Named Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow

Professor Sheila Hemami has been named a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Cornell President David J. Skorton has announced. read more

Michal Lipson elected to IEEE fellow

December 3, 2012

Michal Lipson elected to IEEE fellow

Michal Lipson was elected Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2013 for "for contributions to design and applications of nanoscale photonic devices". read more

2012 IEEE Communications Society WTC Recognition Award

December 3, 2012

2012 IEEE Communications Society WTC Recognition Award

Professor Zygmunt J. Haas has been awarded the 2012 IEEE Communications Society WTC Recognition Award, "in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contributions in the area of wireless... read more

Eilyan Bitar Named Croll Fellow

November 30, 2012

Eilyan Bitar Named Croll Fellow

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Eilyan Bitar has been named a Croll Faculty Fellow. read more

IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award

November 12, 2012

IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award

Professor Sandip Tiwari (ECE) was named the 2007 recipient of the IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award with the accompanying citation: "For pioneering contributions to nano-crystal memories and to quantum... read more

Manohar appointed NYC tech associate dean

November 12, 2012

Manohar appointed NYC tech associate dean

Rajit Manohar, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named associate dean at the Cornell NYC Tech campus. read more

Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowship

November 1, 2012

Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowship

Professor Sheila Hemami has been named a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Cornell President David J. Skorton has announced. Hemami is a professor in the School of Electrical and Computer... read more

Michael Tien ’72 Excellence in Teaching Award

October 29, 2012

Michael Tien ’72 Excellence in Teaching Award

The College of Engineering has selected Salman Avestimehr and Bruce Land as recipients of the Michael Tien '72 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

Douglas Whitney ’61 Excellence in Teaching Award

October 29, 2012

Douglas Whitney ’61 Excellence in Teaching Award

The College of Engineering has selected Stephen Wicker as recipient of the Douglas Whitney ’61 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

Kenneth A. Goldman ’71 Excellence in Teaching Award

October 29, 2012

Kenneth A. Goldman ’71 Excellence in Teaching Award

The College of Engineering has selected Rajit Manohar as recipient of the Kenneth A. Goldman ’71 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

July 25, 2012

“Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)”

Tang Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) read more

July 25, 2012

“DARPA Young Faculty Award”

Christopher Batten receives DARPA Young Faculty Award read more

Journalists get online nanotechnology briefing

July 23, 2012

Journalists get online nanotechnology briefing

Some of Cornell's leading nanoscience researchers expounded on the promises and challenges of their fields during a mostly virtual online briefing for journalists July 20. read more

Cornell to celebrate 35 years of nanoscale science

July 9, 2012

Cornell to celebrate 35 years of nanoscale science

On July 19, CNF will celebrate its storied history of cutting-edge nanoscience research and discovery at its 35th anniversary and annual meeting. read more

LED wristwatch dubbed Tic-Toc-Trac

June 12, 2012

LED wristwatch dubbed Tic-Toc-Trac

Cornell ECE graduates designed an open source LED wristwatch dubbed Tic-Toc-Trac, that measures our unique and variable individual perception of time. read more

Sign language translator turns gestures into spoken letters

May 15, 2012

Sign language translator turns gestures into spoken letters

By far one of the greatest challenges of sign language has been to translate it for everyday folk that wouldn't know where to begin a conversation with the deaf. read more

CEAA awards announced

May 10, 2012

CEAA awards announced

The Cornell Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) recognized outstanding students, faculty, and staff at its annual awards banquet April 19. read more

Cornell students steer Pong using brain waves

May 8, 2012

Cornell students steer Pong using brain waves

engadget: We here at Engadget are always fans of brain wave experiments, and so we were delighted when two Cornell University electrical engineering students, Chuck Moyes and Mengxiang Jiang, wrapped... read more

Cornell students come up with auto composing keyboard

May 8, 2012

Cornell students come up with auto composing keyboard

ubergizmo: Cornell students Charong Chen and Siyu Zhan have managed to come up with an electric keyboard that can create and playback its own composition. read more

Scientists discuss light, art, nature

April 23, 2012

Scientists discuss light, art, nature

Michal Lipson, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, explains that "Harry Potter's idea of putting a cloak around an object to make it invisible isn't that crazy." read more

Cornell Engineering launches leadership program

April 19, 2012

Cornell Engineering launches leadership program

The College of Engineering is launching a new undergraduate leadership program with a recent anonymous gift of $700,000 from an alumnus. read more

April 18, 2012

Cornell ECE student team Sandeep Gangundi, Xiyu Wang and Marc Vaz win the 2012 BOOM (Bits On Our Minds) contest 'People's Choice Award

The Air Drano student project is essentially a system that detects the position of your fingers on a sheet of paper using a camera. Once the "hit position" is detected an audible sound is synthesized... read more

April 4, 2012

"BOOM 2012: Cornell ECE students feature award winning projects to representatives from Google, Cisco, GE and Yahoo..."

Google, Yahoo and General Electric look for tech breakthroughs at Cornell by Alex Dunbar, CNY Central Posted: 04.04.2012 at 11:23 PM read more

February 28, 2012

“National Science Foundation awards Cornell ECE professor Alyosha Molnar the prestigious CAREER award”

The intellectual merit of this research is in understanding the capabilities and limitations of imaging systems using diffractive angle-sensitive pixels to analyze the light field. read more

February 21, 2012

"Cornell ECE Alum receives highest distinction, election to the National Academy of Engineering!!!"

ornell ECE Alum Mark Adamiak EE '75, EE M.Eng. '76 was elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE). read more

February 21, 2012

“Christopher Batten wins the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award.”

Systems across the computing spectrum, from cell phones to supercomputers, are increasingly using a heterogeneous mix of general-purpose multicores augmented with programmable graphics processing... read more

Portable device to detect disease in 30 minutes

February 1, 2012

Portable device to detect disease in 30 minutes

Futurity: BEE Prof. Dan Luo has devised a method of “amplifying” very small samples of pathogen DNA, RNA, or proteins using synthetic DNA. ECE Prof Edwin Kan designed a computer chip that quickly... read more

January 20, 2012

“US Air Force Young Investigator Research Award”

Cornell ECE assistant professor A. Kevin Tang is one of 48 scientists and engineers across the United States to receive a prestigious Young Investigator Research Award from the US Air Force’s Office... read more