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News Listing Archive for 2009

November 16, 2009

Small optical force can budge nanoscale objects

With a bit of leverage, Cornell researchers have used a very tiny beam of light with as little as 1 milliwatt of power to move a silicon structure up to 12 nanometers. That's enough to completely... read more

November 11, 2009

“IEEE Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer”

Professor Sheila Hemami has been elected an IEEE Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer, with a two-year term starting 2010. read more

November 11, 2009

“Rajit Manohar appointed as Interim Associate Dean”

Associate Professor Rajit Manohar has been appointed as Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering from January 1, 2010 – June 30, 2010. read more

Marsha D. McCormick Award for Excellence in Advising

September 21, 2009

Marsha D. McCormick Award for Excellence in Advising

Professor Clifford Pollock receives the Marsha D. McCormick Award for excellence in advising first year students. read more

September 3, 2009

“Engineering College Teaching Award”

ECE faculty members Dave Delchamps, Aaron Wagner, and Steve Wicker receive prestigious Engineering College Teaching Awards. read more

August 10, 2009

“2009 IBM Faculty Awards”

José Martínez and Kevin Tang have each received a 2009 IBM Faculty Award. read more

June 18, 2009

Jefferson Science Fellow with the US Department of State

Paul Kintner has been selected to become a Jefferson Science Fellow with the US Department of State in Washington, DC. Paul will take a sabbatical leave from Cornell during the academic year... read more

June 15, 2009


The award (1 million per year for 5 years) will be shared approximately equally between Cornell and Columbia (Columbia is the lead). The principal investigator is Rick Osgood at Columbia and... read more

May 20, 2009

"Professor Haas receives an invitation to join the IEEE ComSoc Distinguish Lecturers Tour (DLT)"

Prof. Zygmunt J. Haas was invited to deliver a series of lectures in the Scandinavian countries as part of the IEEE ComSoc Distinguish Lecturers Tour (DLT) program. read more

May 14, 2009

“Rajit Manohar receives Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teaching Award”

Rajit Manohar, Associate Professor receives the Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teaching Award in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2009. read more

May 12, 2009

The Harry Potter effect: Cornell researchers experiment with making objects 'invisible'

Somewhat the way Harry Potter can cover himself with a cloak and become invisible, Cornell researchers have developed a device that can make it seem that a bump in a carpet -- or, indeed, any flat... read more

Sign Language by Cellphone

May 12, 2009

Sign Language by Cellphone

Sheila Hemami cited in IEEE Spectrum article read more

May 8, 2009

“2009 Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Award.”

Delchamps was one of four [Carpenter Memorial Advising] awardees honored on May 23rd at a Trustee-Faculty dinner "which recognizes the winners of university-wide teaching and advising awards along... read more

April 23, 2009

“Provost Award for Distinguished Scholarship”

Cornell recognizes Michal Lipson who recently received the Provost Award for Distinguished Scholarship for research in the field of silicon photonics. read more

February 4, 2009

"ECE's Global Positioning System research group contributes to the GPS World's January 2009 Cover story titled 'Assessing the Spoofing Threat'"

ECE Professor Paul Kinter explains: "The first two authors of this article are recent Ph.D. graduates of Cornell's GPS group. The first is Todd Humphreys from Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and... read more