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Campaign aims to bring climate science to every US high school

August 15, 2018

Campaign aims to bring climate science to every US high school

The Paleontological Research Institution and the university’s Sea Grant program raising funds to... read more

Cryo-electron microscopy sheds new light on batteries

August 15, 2018

Cryo-electron microscopy sheds new light on batteries

A collaboration involving researchers from physics and engineering used a new cryogenic... read more

Levitsky, Putnam, Quake elected professors-at-large

August 15, 2018

Levitsky, Putnam, Quake elected professors-at-large

Political scientist Steven Levitsky, the Sundance Institute’s Keri Putnam and biomedical engineer... read more

Creating open designs for complex computer chips

August 15, 2018

Creating open designs for complex computer chips

Christopher Batten, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and colleagues want... read more

Daniel Lee Joins Cornell Tech Faculty

August 3, 2018

Daniel Lee Joins Cornell Tech Faculty

Daniel Lee Joins Cornell Tech Faculty read more

High school students develop business ideas at boot camp

August 2, 2018

High school students develop business ideas at boot camp

Twelve high school students from as far away as Romania and Honduras took part in the Life Changing... read more

Artificial intelligence may put private data at risk

August 2, 2018

Artificial intelligence may put private data at risk

Machine learning models, which use data to help computers learn for themselves, are vulnerable to... read more

Cell-free DNA may be key to monitoring urinary tract infections

August 2, 2018

Cell-free DNA may be key to monitoring urinary tract infections

A new method for testing urinary tract infections yields more information than what conventional... read more

Singer group will use DOE funding to create new quantum states of matter

July 27, 2018

Singer group will use DOE funding to create new quantum states of matter

A research group led by Andrej Singer, assistant professor of materials science and engineering,... read more

DOE funding will help researchers create new quantum states of matter

July 27, 2018

DOE funding will help researchers create new quantum states of matter

A research group led by Andrej Singer, assistant professor of materials science and engineering,... read more

A kernel of promise in popcorn-powered robots

July 26, 2018

A kernel of promise in popcorn-powered robots

New research from Cornell's Collective Embodied Intelligence Lab examines how popcorn’s unique... read more

High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

July 25, 2018

High schoolers learn to create intelligent robots

High school students explored the field of digital intelligence through the CATALYST Academy, a... read more

Awards promote life sciences research and industry partnerships in NY

July 24, 2018

Awards promote life sciences research and industry partnerships in NY

Nine projects were awarded Center for Advanced Technology grants in 2018-2019. The grants are given... read more

Scientists seek to untangle ecological effects of water management

July 20, 2018

Scientists seek to untangle ecological effects of water management

Cornell and Paleontological Research Institution scientists dug into the Colorado River's estuary... read more

Mars’ crustal evolution does not follow Earth’s formula

July 19, 2018

Mars’ crustal evolution does not follow Earth’s formula

Mars may not have an Earth-like, continental crust. Instead, a Cornell scientist poses an... read more

$10.75M grant aids next-gen fuel cell development

July 18, 2018

$10.75M grant aids next-gen fuel cell development

Chemistry professor Héctor Abruña will lead a Department of Energy-sponsored Energy Frontier... read more

Electron microscope detector achieves record resolution

July 18, 2018

Electron microscope detector achieves record resolution

A group led by applied and engineering physics professor David Muller has achieved a record for... read more

Cornell professors contribute to winning offshore wind energy alliance

July 16, 2018

Cornell professors contribute to winning offshore wind energy alliance

Three Cornell professors contributed to the successful proposal to lead a new $18.5 million... read more

July 12, 2018

Professor Michael Charles Kelley passes away at 74

Mike Kelley, pioneer of electric field measurements in space, renowned expert on the physics of the... read more

Bioengineers create pathway to personalized medicine

July 12, 2018

Bioengineers create pathway to personalized medicine

A group led by chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Matthew DeLisa has devised a... read more

Popcorn-Driven Robotic Actuators

July 12, 2018

Popcorn-Driven Robotic Actuators

Popcorn-driven robotic actuators, developed by ECE's Kirstin Peterson, is featured in IEEE Spectrum. read more

Upson Hall makeover achieves LEED platinum

July 12, 2018

Upson Hall makeover achieves LEED platinum

The completely reconstructed Upson Hall – for 60 years an anchor on the Engineering Quad and home... read more

eLab startup Specdrums acquired by robotics company

July 11, 2018

eLab startup Specdrums acquired by robotics company

Specdrums, a music technology company and alumnus of Rev: Ithaca Startup Work and Cornell eLab, has... read more

Dairy barn implements poop-to-power system

July 10, 2018

Dairy barn implements poop-to-power system

Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Dairy Barn has installed a system that separates... read more

Robot prototype will let you feel how it’s ‘feeling’

July 9, 2018

Robot prototype will let you feel how it’s ‘feeling’

A group led by Guy Hoffman, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is... read more

Symposium honors bioengineering pioneer Mike Shuler

July 6, 2018

Symposium honors bioengineering pioneer Mike Shuler

Scientists from around the world gathered June 22 to honor the career of Professor Michael Shuler,... read more

Zhang recognized as Young Under 40 Innovator at Design Automation Conference (DAC)

July 6, 2018

Zhang recognized as Young Under 40 Innovator at Design Automation Conference (DAC)

"The winners, from both innovative companies as well as universities, were announced during the... read more

New test could get NYS park swimmers back in water much quicker

July 5, 2018

New test could get NYS park swimmers back in water much quicker

Ruth Richardson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, this summer is testing... read more

Engineers test device for monitoring NY state park water quality

July 5, 2018

Engineers test device for monitoring NY state park water quality

Ruth Richardson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, this summer is testing... read more

Career Explorations puts future in 4-H'ers hands

July 2, 2018

Career Explorations puts future in 4-H'ers hands

More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca... read more

Sustainable economic strategies spur engaged research interest

June 29, 2018

Sustainable economic strategies spur engaged research interest

Erie County officials shared initiatives focused on sustainability and economic growth, quality of... read more

McNair scholars tout educational programs in DC visit

June 29, 2018

McNair scholars tout educational programs in DC visit

Thirteen students participating in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at... read more

'Oculi' pavilion opens to public at NYC arts festival

June 28, 2018

'Oculi' pavilion opens to public at NYC arts festival

Connecting upstate and downstate, urban and rural, a pavilion made from reused metal grain... read more

Krishnamurthy publishes new book, “Dynamics of Engineered Artificial Membranes and Biosensors”

June 22, 2018

Krishnamurthy publishes new book, “Dynamics of Engineered Artificial Membranes and Biosensors”

ECE Professor Vikram Krishnamurthy has recent new book entitled, “Dynamics of Engineered Artificial... read more

Commercialization Fellows explore market for inventions

June 22, 2018

Commercialization Fellows explore market for inventions

Doctoral students in Cornell Engineering’s Commercialization Fellowship are developing tools to... read more

Silberstein wins DOE grant to study polymer membranes

June 22, 2018

Silberstein wins DOE grant to study polymer membranes

Meredith Silberstein, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace... read more

The Jena-Xing group wins Best Student Paper Awards at the Compound Semiconductor Week (CSW) 2018

June 21, 2018

The Jena-Xing group wins Best Student Paper Awards at the Compound Semiconductor Week (CSW) 2018

Ph.D. students from the Jena-Xing group won a best student paper award and an honorable mention at... read more

Collaboration yields discovery of 12-sided silica cages

June 20, 2018

Collaboration yields discovery of 12-sided silica cages

A cross-campus collaboration led by materials science professor Uli Wiesner results in visual... read more

Silicon Valley says AI will curb disinformation -- but it might make things worse

June 19, 2018

Silicon Valley says AI will curb disinformation -- but it might make things worse

A commentary by ECE Professor Stephen B. Wicker and Dipayan Ghosh Ph.D. '14. read more

‘Elegant’ design could lead to more powerful, safer lithium metal battery

June 18, 2018

‘Elegant’ design could lead to more powerful, safer lithium metal battery

A group led by chemical engineering professor Lynden Archer and Snehashis Choudhury, Ph.D. '18,... read more

McGovern Center signs Dynamic Boundaries startup

June 15, 2018

McGovern Center signs Dynamic Boundaries startup

Dynamic Boundaries, a startup that aims to relieve pain and improve mobility for patients suffering... read more

Biomedical engineer Ilana Brito named a Pew Scholar

June 15, 2018

Biomedical engineer Ilana Brito named a Pew Scholar

Ilana Brito, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a Pew Scholar in the... read more

Future of right whales depends on adaptive conservation policies

June 14, 2018

Future of right whales depends on adaptive conservation policies

Humanity may forfeit the chance to save North Atlantic right whales from extinction if conservation... read more

New microscopy method could benefit study of migrating cancer cells

June 11, 2018

New microscopy method could benefit study of migrating cancer cells

A microscopy technique developed in the lab of assistant professor of biomedical engineering Steven... read more

Opening pyrolysis kiln offers waste-to-reward reality

June 11, 2018

Opening pyrolysis kiln offers waste-to-reward reality

Waste could soon become a precious gem as Cornell’s new pyrolysis kiln – the largest of its kind at... read more

Aaron Wagner promoted to Full Professor

June 11, 2018

Aaron Wagner promoted to Full Professor

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

Trash to treasure: Cornell’s pyrolysis kiln opens May 24

June 11, 2018

Trash to treasure: Cornell’s pyrolysis kiln opens May 24

Waste could soon become a precious gem as Cornell’s new pyrolysis kiln – the largest of its kind at... read more

Tong Group wins Best Conference Paper at IEEE Power Energy Society General Meeting

June 10, 2018

Tong Group wins Best Conference Paper at IEEE Power Energy Society General Meeting

A paper by Kursat Rasim Mestav (Ph.D. candidate), Jaime Luengo-Rozas (M.Eng. '18), and ECE’s Lang... read more

Carpenter Advising Awards presented to four faculty members

June 8, 2018

Carpenter Advising Awards presented to four faculty members

Four Cornell faculty members received Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Award for sustained... read more

Eight new trustees elected to Cornell board

June 8, 2018

Eight new trustees elected to Cornell board

At its May 26 meeting, the Cornell Board of Trustees elected three new trustees to four-year terms;... read more

Hardware That Protects Against Software Attacks

June 7, 2018

Hardware That Protects Against Software Attacks

ECE's Ed Suh and Zhiru Zhang and CS's Andrew C. Myers aim to develop both hardware architecture and... read more

Colleagues collaborate to finish late geologist’s book

June 5, 2018

Colleagues collaborate to finish late geologist’s book

When Art Bloom died a year ago, five of the late geology professor’s colleagues collaborated with... read more

Claire Chen B.S. ’18 wins Outstanding Undergrad TA Award

June 5, 2018

Claire Chen B.S. ’18 wins Outstanding Undergrad TA Award

Claire Chen ECE B.S. ’18 has received the 2017-18 Chen Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Assistant... read more

Vertical gallium oxide transistor high in power, efficiency

June 5, 2018

Vertical gallium oxide transistor high in power, efficiency

The research group led by Grace Xing and Debdeep Jena presented research on a new gallium oxide... read more

Eilyan Bitar promoted to Associate Professor

June 1, 2018

Eilyan Bitar promoted to Associate Professor

ECE’s Eilyan Bitar has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor following approval from the... read more

Zhiru Zhang promoted to Associate Professor

June 1, 2018

Zhiru Zhang promoted to Associate Professor

ECE’s Zhiru Zhang has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor following approval from the... read more

Alumni founders of OrthoFit gain momentum

May 31, 2018

Alumni founders of OrthoFit gain momentum

A firm founded by three Cornell Ph.D.s in biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering has... read more

New graduates savor memories of past four years

May 27, 2018

New graduates savor memories of past four years

For the 5,500 graduates of Cornell’s Class of 2018, studying, finishing projects, meeting friends,... read more

Finding the Ultimate Energy Source: Cornell’s Lab of Plasma Studies

May 24, 2018

Finding the Ultimate Energy Source: Cornell’s Lab of Plasma Studies

Located in the basement of Grumman Hall are two large pulse-power generators that create plasma by... read more

Xitang Zhao: This Merrill Scholar and Kessler Fellow wants to empower others

May 24, 2018

Xitang Zhao: This Merrill Scholar and Kessler Fellow wants to empower others

"I envision a future full of accessible platforms where people have accessible resources to empower... read more

Cornell experts aim for carbon neutrality via Earth Source Heat

May 24, 2018

Cornell experts aim for carbon neutrality via Earth Source Heat

Cornell engineering faculty and facility experts met with more than 100 members of the Ithaca... read more

Cornell ECE researchers receive best paper award

May 24, 2018

Cornell ECE researchers receive best paper award

Cornell ECE Assistant Professor Zhiru Zhang and graduate students from his group recently received... read more

Jena-Xing lab reports first high-voltage vertical gallium oxide e-mode transistors

May 22, 2018

Jena-Xing lab reports first high-voltage vertical gallium oxide e-mode transistors

Enhancement-mode operation (normally-off at 0V gate) is highly desired for power electronics,... read more

President Pollack, Ava DuVernay will highlight Cornell’s 150th Commencement

May 22, 2018

President Pollack, Ava DuVernay will highlight Cornell’s 150th Commencement

Cornell University President Martha E. Pollack’s Commencement address and film director Ava... read more

In Memoriam: Donald Farley Jr., Professor Emeritus

May 18, 2018

In Memoriam: Donald Farley Jr., Professor Emeritus

Cornell ECE Professor Emeritus Donald Thorn Farley Jr., 84, of Ithaca, New York, died May 13, 2018. read more

Trash to treasure: Cornell’s pyrolysis kiln opens May 24

May 17, 2018

Trash to treasure: Cornell’s pyrolysis kiln opens May 24

Cornell's new pyrolysis kiln opens May 24, when Johannes Lehmann, professor of soil science, will... read more

Staff graduates recognized for completing degrees

May 17, 2018

Staff graduates recognized for completing degrees

Fourteen staff members were recognized at the 22nd annual Staff Graduate Reception May 16 for... read more

Two named 2018 Kaplan Faculty Fellows for service learning work

May 16, 2018

Two named 2018 Kaplan Faculty Fellows for service learning work

Two Cornell faculty members were awarded the 2018 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship on... read more

Atkinson Center brainstorms solutions for carbon removal

May 16, 2018

Atkinson Center brainstorms solutions for carbon removal

An Atkinson Center workshop May 4 looked for ways to use Cornell research to draw carbon out of the... read more

Self-assembling 3D battery would charge in seconds

May 16, 2018

Self-assembling 3D battery would charge in seconds

Uli Wiesner and collaborators have developed a block copolymer self-assembled 3D energy storage... read more

CURB galvanizes Puerto Rican students’ lab experience

May 16, 2018

CURB galvanizes Puerto Rican students’ lab experience

Visiting students from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico honed their science skills by shadowing and... read more

Engaged Graduate Student Grants fund students’ community work

May 16, 2018

Engaged Graduate Student Grants fund students’ community work

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community... read more

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

May 16, 2018

Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects

Engaged Graduate Student Grants will support 21 Cornell doctoral students and their community... read more

ECE M.Eng. Poster Session Winners Announced

May 15, 2018

ECE M.Eng. Poster Session Winners Announced

As part of their M.Eng. Design Project, all ECE M.Eng. students presented a poster during the... read more

Podcast: the unintended consequences of human action

May 15, 2018

Podcast: the unintended consequences of human action

A new podcast looks at how human activities interact with natural feedback in unexpected ways we... read more

Cornell partners with Italian universities, automakers on ‘vehicle intelligence’

May 14, 2018

Cornell partners with Italian universities, automakers on ‘vehicle intelligence’

Cornell has teamed with the University of Bologna to establish the Cornell-Bologna Center for... read more

Water-powered spacecraft displayed at NASA Tech Day

May 14, 2018

Water-powered spacecraft displayed at NASA Tech Day

Cornell’s CubeSat, a water propelled spacecraft weighing less than 25 pounds, was on display May 9... read more

Re-imagining Computer System Memories

May 11, 2018

Re-imagining Computer System Memories

Interdisciplinary team will provide new insights and an entirely new paradigm for the semiconductor... read more

In memoriam: James S. Thorp, Professor Emeritus

May 10, 2018

In memoriam: James S. Thorp, Professor Emeritus

James S. Thorp was a Professor Emeritus at Cornell ECE, a National Academy of Engineering member... read more

Game Design Initiative hosts showcase May 18

May 10, 2018

Game Design Initiative hosts showcase May 18

Student video game designers show off their work from this year at a free showcase May 18 in... read more

Cornellians pitch in to update federal flood guide

May 10, 2018

Cornellians pitch in to update federal flood guide

The U.S. Geological Survey’s “Guidelines for Determining Flood Flow Frequency” has been updated,... read more

Women in STEM event to address gender pay gap, overcoming barriers

May 9, 2018

Women in STEM event to address gender pay gap, overcoming barriers

The fifth Empowering Women in Science and Engineering symposium will be held Wednesday, May 23, in... read more

Two Cornell-related teams chosen as ‘Reimagine the Canals’ finalists

May 9, 2018

Two Cornell-related teams chosen as ‘Reimagine the Canals’ finalists

Two Cornell teams are finalists in the Reimagine the Canals competition, a $2.5 million New York... read more

Forum on geothermal energy project set for May 17

May 9, 2018

Forum on geothermal energy project set for May 17

A public forum Thursday, May 17, will provide an update on an enhanced geothermal energy system to... read more

Students pepper OADI honors banquet with passion

May 8, 2018

Students pepper OADI honors banquet with passion

Cheers of encouragement, heartfelt love and exuberance punctuated each award presented at the... read more

Married physics researchers share lab, students and the joy of discovery

May 8, 2018

Married physics researchers share lab, students and the joy of discovery

Married researchers Jie Shan, professor of applied and engineering physics in the College of... read more

Helbling lab receives DOD funds to nix nasty chemicals from groundwater

May 7, 2018

Helbling lab receives DOD funds to nix nasty chemicals from groundwater

Damian Helbling of civil and environmental engineering has received a three-year, $750,000 grant... read more

Three on faculty honored by World Economic Forum

May 1, 2018

Three on faculty honored by World Economic Forum

Ilana Brito, Michael Niemack and Marcos Simoes-Costa have been honored by the World Economic Forum... read more

Campus sustainability awards reflect a green groove

May 1, 2018

Campus sustainability awards reflect a green groove

The President’s Sustainable Campus Committee awarded individuals and groups 2018 Cornell University... read more

Materials science master's offers academics along with real-world experience

May 1, 2018

Materials science master's offers academics along with real-world experience

The new master of engineering program in materials science and engineering gives students a year of... read more

NASA green lights self-assembling space telescope

April 30, 2018

NASA green lights self-assembling space telescope

Assistant professor Dmitry Savransky '04, M.Eng. '05, has advanced in the NASA Innovative Advanced... read more

CHESS researchers present user facility projects at D.C. expo

April 30, 2018

CHESS researchers present user facility projects at D.C. expo

Researchers from the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source showcased Cornell’s X-ray and technical... read more

Seniors aim to artfully dodge Texas storm swells

April 30, 2018

Seniors aim to artfully dodge Texas storm swells

Cornell landscape architecture seniors are working side by side with the U.S. Army Corps of... read more

NASA greenlights self-assembling space telescope

April 30, 2018

NASA greenlights self-assembling space telescope

Assistant professor Dmitry Savransky '04, M.Eng. '05, has advanced in the NASA Innovative Advanced... read more

Tech panel talks about the brave new frontier of NYC transportation

April 27, 2018

Tech panel talks about the brave new frontier of NYC transportation

The resurgence in competitive taxi and bike-sharing apps has opened up a new frontier in... read more

Rawlings scholars share their undergraduate research

April 27, 2018

Rawlings scholars share their undergraduate research

From studying labor law to understanding obesity, about undergraduate scholars shared their results... read more

Cancer event explores ways to bridge Ithaca, NYC campuses

April 25, 2018

Cancer event explores ways to bridge Ithaca, NYC campuses

Cornell University held the first Annual Cornell Cancer Research Symposium at the College of... read more

Medical, fingerprint tech scales up with prototyping awards

April 25, 2018

Medical, fingerprint tech scales up with prototyping awards

Promising new technologies being developed into functioning prototypes with help from Cornell... read more

Cornell students coach composting in Washington

April 24, 2018

Cornell students coach composting in Washington

Nine members of the Cornell University Sustainability Design student group spent Earth Day weekend... read more

Recent Russian Arctic glacier loss doubles from the previous 60 years

April 24, 2018

Recent Russian Arctic glacier loss doubles from the previous 60 years

Geophysicists examining glacier changes in the Russian Arctic have found that the rate of ice mass... read more

Castaway exoplanet moons behave like cosmic bumper cars

April 24, 2018

Castaway exoplanet moons behave like cosmic bumper cars

In our solar system, moons stay close to home planets. But beyond our cosmic neighborhood, lunar... read more

Faculty Spotlight

April 24, 2018

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Kirstin Petersen: Engineering robot collectives that mimic social insects;... read more

Molnar, Jena and Xing join national consortium to develop future cellular infrastructure

April 23, 2018

Molnar, Jena and Xing join national consortium to develop future cellular infrastructure

Three Cornell faculty will be part of the newly established $27.5 million ComSenTer, a center for... read more

Three students named delegates to Clinton Foundation conference

April 23, 2018

Three students named delegates to Clinton Foundation conference

Saloni Verma ’18, Kiyan Rajabi ’18 and Imani Majied ’19 will be delegates to the Clinton Global... read more

Wayfair founders share story of company’s rise

April 23, 2018

Wayfair founders share story of company’s rise

The Cornell Entrepreneurs of the Year, Wayfair founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine, spoke about... read more

Engineers to hack 50-year-old computing problem with new center

April 20, 2018

Engineers to hack 50-year-old computing problem with new center

Cornell engineers are part of a national effort to reinvent computing by developing new solutions... read more

Novo Nordisk commits nearly $7 million for Minglin Ma's diabetes research

April 19, 2018

Novo Nordisk commits nearly $7 million for Minglin Ma's diabetes research

The lab of Minglin Ma, associate professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, will... read more

Rovers and robots and beats, oh my! BOOM celebrates 20th year

April 19, 2018

Rovers and robots and beats, oh my! BOOM celebrates 20th year

The 20th annual Bits on our Minds technology showcase brought together approximately 140 students... read more

Eleven assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

April 19, 2018

Eleven assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Eleven assistant professors from Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses have received... read more

A first for quantum physics: electron orbitals manipulated in diamonds

April 19, 2018

A first for quantum physics: electron orbitals manipulated in diamonds

Applied physicists have demonstrated a technique for engineering key optical properties of diamond... read more

Twelve assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

April 19, 2018

Twelve assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Twelve assistant professors from Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses have received... read more

ECE Women Advance Gender Equity in Electrical and Computer Engineering

April 18, 2018

ECE Women Advance Gender Equity in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Cornell ECE’s undergraduate gender ratio is trending upward—35% women in 2017 versus just 13% in... read more

Cornell students paint a fashion runway green

April 18, 2018

Cornell students paint a fashion runway green

The Ecouture 2018 environmental fashion show April 14 featured Colorful and creative couture that’s... read more

Yüksel receives 2018 Outstanding TA Award from Cornell ECE

April 17, 2018

Yüksel receives 2018 Outstanding TA Award from Cornell ECE

Hazal Yüksel, a Ph.D. candidate from the Molnar Group has been selected to receive the 2018... read more

Nanoscale facility partners with German photonics firm

April 12, 2018

Nanoscale facility partners with German photonics firm

The Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility has entered into a partnership with the... read more

App helps users choose wardrobe based on weather

April 10, 2018

App helps users choose wardrobe based on weather

Matt Barker ‘19 and Austin Astorga ’19 created Brella, an app that delivers a personalized daily... read more

Demo day, Big Idea competition top Celebration 2018

April 10, 2018

Demo day, Big Idea competition top Celebration 2018

Cornell Entrepreneurs of the Year Steve Conine ’95 and Niraj Shah ‘95, co-founders of Wayfair, will... read more

Lysandrou receives aerospace industry fellowship

April 10, 2018

Lysandrou receives aerospace industry fellowship

Padraig Lysandrou, ECE B.S. ’18 and an early M.Eng. student in MAE at Cornell was recently awarded... read more

Immune-engineered device targets chemo-resistant lymphoma

April 10, 2018

Immune-engineered device targets chemo-resistant lymphoma

A multi-campus study of lymphoma shows that certain cell mutations in tumors can cause the cancer... read more

Algae-forestry, bioenergy mix may help make CO2 vanish from thin air

April 10, 2018

Algae-forestry, bioenergy mix may help make CO2 vanish from thin air

Scientists from Cornell, Duke and the University of Hawaii have an idea that could provide power... read more

Next-generation rechargeable battery made with tin

April 10, 2018

Next-generation rechargeable battery made with tin

Archer group has demonstrated a cost-effective way to stabilize lithium and sodium anodes using tin... read more

Materials, microbiomes displayed at D.C. STEM event

April 10, 2018

Materials, microbiomes displayed at D.C. STEM event

Scientists represented Cornell at the annual USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington,... read more

Smart Meter project puts power in the hands of people

April 4, 2018

Smart Meter project puts power in the hands of people

Through a collaboration between Cornell researchers and energy industry partners, New... read more

Cornell startup Orthofit combats workplace injuries

April 3, 2018

Cornell startup Orthofit combats workplace injuries

Orthofit, the newest member of Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, is refining the prototype of its... read more

Breakthrough made in atomically thin magnets

April 3, 2018

Breakthrough made in atomically thin magnets

Cornell researchers have become the first to control atomically thin magnets with an electric... read more

NYT Op-Ed: Beware of A.I. in Social Media Advertising

April 2, 2018

NYT Op-Ed: Beware of A.I. in Social Media Advertising

An op-ed by Dipayan Ghosh, ECE Ph.D. '13, a former student of Prof. Stephen Wicker. read more

Cancer symposium aims to unify Cornell researchers

March 30, 2018

Cancer symposium aims to unify Cornell researchers

Cornell will hold the first Annual Cancer Research Symposium to showcase diverse and groundbreaking... read more

Cornell touts Sustainability Month with over 80 events

March 29, 2018

Cornell touts Sustainability Month with over 80 events

Cornell goes green by celebrating Earth with Sustainability Month during April. More than 80 events... read more

Students’ bus stop sign design becomes roadside reality

March 29, 2018

Students’ bus stop sign design becomes roadside reality

Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit is installing nearly 560 bus stop signs, redesigned in... read more

For Dragon Day 2018, first-year architects have transparent plans

March 29, 2018

For Dragon Day 2018, first-year architects have transparent plans

Dragon Day, the annual spring rite celebrated by first-year architecture students at Cornell for... read more

Cornell ECE ranked among best in U.S. News grad school rankings

March 28, 2018

Cornell ECE ranked among best in U.S. News grad school rankings

The 2019 U.S. News & World Report ranking of graduate schools has been published, and the School of... read more

Campus leaders pay tribute to Peter Meinig at memorial service

March 24, 2018

Campus leaders pay tribute to Peter Meinig at memorial service

Campus leaders, students and family members attended a memorial service for the late Peter Meinig,... read more

Delimitrou receives Facebook Hardware & Software Systems Research Award

March 22, 2018

Delimitrou receives Facebook Hardware & Software Systems Research Award

Cornell ECE Assistant Professor Christina Delimitrou has recently been awarded a Facebook Hardware... read more

Turn your lights off for Earth March 24

March 22, 2018

Turn your lights off for Earth March 24

Cornell will celebrate “Earth Hour” March 24, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., when community members are... read more

Cornell to help jump-start seven NY businesses

March 22, 2018

Cornell to help jump-start seven NY businesses

Seven New York state businesses have been awarded funding to participate in the Cornell Center for... read more

Online tech is changing the dynamics of gift-giving

March 20, 2018

Online tech is changing the dynamics of gift-giving

Online gift-giving is spreading in social networks and causing people to give more gifts – online... read more

Sugar-coated vesicles prove effective in laboratory tests on deadly pathogens

March 19, 2018

Sugar-coated vesicles prove effective in laboratory tests on deadly pathogens

The labs of Matt DeLisa and Dave Putnam has teamed with a group from Harvard to work on a vaccine... read more

Give to ECE on Cornell's Giving Day, March 20, 2018

March 16, 2018

Give to ECE on Cornell's Giving Day, March 20, 2018

Make an exponential difference - Increase your support by a factor of 2.718—tell your friends! read more

$1.6M grant may turn sediment into port city pay dirt

March 15, 2018

$1.6M grant may turn sediment into port city pay dirt

Landscape Architecture’s Brian Davis and Sean Burkholder, University at Buffalo, received a $1.6... read more

Re-architecting Next-Gen Computing Systems

March 15, 2018

Re-architecting Next-Gen Computing Systems

Disaggregated architectures have the potential to increase resource capacity by 10 to 100 times... read more

Sustainability sows a healthy business climate

March 13, 2018

Sustainability sows a healthy business climate

The color of money may be the best tint for keeping the world from warming was a key message at the... read more

Grant seeks to diversify participation in biology, biomedical graduate studies

March 12, 2018

Grant seeks to diversify participation in biology, biomedical graduate studies

A new initiative aims to increase participation rates and enhance the success of under-represented... read more

Quick pulse of laser light can cause dramatic shift in material's properties

March 12, 2018

Quick pulse of laser light can cause dramatic shift in material's properties

Assistant professor Nicole Benedek and postdoc Guru Khalsa are working to perfect a method for... read more

New technique simplifies creation of nanoparticle 'magic-sized clusters'

March 12, 2018

New technique simplifies creation of nanoparticle 'magic-sized clusters'

A collaboration of two Cornell research groups has proposed a novel method for producing groups of... read more

Dire levels of CO2 will decimate oceans in 200 years

March 8, 2018

Dire levels of CO2 will decimate oceans in 200 years

Sustained climate warming will drive the ocean’s fishery yields into steep decline 200 years from... read more

Scientists unravel complex factors of starfish diseases

March 8, 2018

Scientists unravel complex factors of starfish diseases

Cornell University scientists are beginning to unravel the complicated connections between viruses,... read more

Undergrads: Apply for summer research opportunities at Cornell Tech

March 7, 2018

Undergrads: Apply for summer research opportunities at Cornell Tech

Up to 10 undergraduate students from the Ithaca campus will spend their summer doing research on... read more

Novel semiconductor-superconductor structure features versatile gallium nitride

March 7, 2018

Novel semiconductor-superconductor structure features versatile gallium nitride

A research group led by Debdeep Jena of electrical and computer engineering has successfully... read more

New working group on disasters launches with March 14 talk

March 6, 2018

New working group on disasters launches with March 14 talk

A new cross-college working group on disasters kicks off with a public presentation by... read more

Cornell scientists size up quality wastewater treatment

March 5, 2018

Cornell scientists size up quality wastewater treatment

Cornell scientists have assessed factors to improve, upgrade and make New York’s wastewater... read more

Cornell helps unlock doors to careers in data science

February 28, 2018

Cornell helps unlock doors to careers in data science

A course offered by Computer Science, Operations Research and Information Engineering and the... read more

NASA-Cornell collaboration will study desert dust's impact on climate from space

February 28, 2018

NASA-Cornell collaboration will study desert dust's impact on climate from space

A $60 million collaboration between NASA and Cornell University will examine deserts' impact on... read more

Faculty team wins NYC sustainable design competition

February 21, 2018

Faculty team wins NYC sustainable design competition

A collaborative exhibition project created by four faculty members featuring reused grain... read more

The Silent Stalker: how to protect yourself from cellular tracking

February 21, 2018

The Silent Stalker: how to protect yourself from cellular tracking

Stephen Wicker is interviewed by WENY News. Did you know your cellphone is constantly tracking you? read more

Andrew Ferraiuolo receives ECE Outstanding Thesis Research Award

February 20, 2018

Andrew Ferraiuolo receives ECE Outstanding Thesis Research Award

"I am particularly excited about Andrew's work because it shows how we can build a practical... read more