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News Listing Archive for 2011

November 15, 2011

“Cornell’s iGem Team led by ECE’s Xiling Shen wins a top prize at 2011 iGEM WORLD Championship Jamboree hosted by MIT”

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition is a worldwide Synthetic Biology competition aimed at undergraduate university students. read more

Fellow to the Optical Society of America

November 8, 2011

Fellow to the Optical Society of America

Clifford Pollock, Ilda and Charles Lee Professor of Engineering in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) has been recognized for "significant and seminal contributions to the... read more

September 30, 2011

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

On September 26, 2011, President Obama named 94 researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States... read more

September 22, 2011

“Cornell ECE Professor Pierre-Alexandre Gourdain receives $420K NSF award to investigate the effect of magnetic field on high energy density plasma dynamics, with potential applications to fusion energy and astrophysics”

Cornell ECE Professor Pierre-Alexandre Gourdain received a $420K award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how magnetic fields are mixing in high energy density plasmas. read more

August 31, 2011

“Cornell ECE professor Lang Tong receives grant from National Science Foundation to study the US Smart Grid”

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.9M grant to a team of researchers from Cornell University, UC Berkeley, and Georgia State University to study computation and information hierarchy of... read more

August 25, 2011

“NSF Awards $700k to Professors Manohar, Albonesi and Guimbretiere”

Professors Rajit Manohar, David Albonesi, and Francois Guimbretiere (CS) receive a $700k award from the National Science Foundation for their project entitled "Hardware and Software Architectures for... read more

August 22, 2011

“Michael Tien Excellence in Teaching Award ”

The College of Engineering has selected David Albonesi and Ao (Kevin) Tang as recipients of the Michael Tien '72 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

August 10, 2011

“NSF Awards $330K to Professor Amit Lal”

Professor Amit Lal receives a $330k award from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled "Self-Powered Ultra High Vacuum Technology for Harsh Environment Wireless Sensors." read more

August 9, 2011

“Cornell Site Director of the Power Systems Engineering Research Center”

Professor Tong has been appointed as the Cornell site director of the Power Systems Engineering Research Center (PSERC). read more

May 26, 2011

“Bruce Land receives Ruth and Joel Spira Excellence in Teaching Award”

Bruce Land receives the Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teaching Award in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2011. read more

April 12, 2011

“Martínez, 2011 Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year in the College of Engineering”

José Martínez has been elected the Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year by the engineering students. read more

March 24, 2011

“Cornell Engineering Alumni Association’s (CEAA) Academic Achievement award”

Cornell ECE Senior Lecturer Bruce Land has been chosen as a recipient of the Cornell Engineering Alumni Association's (CEAA) Academic Achievement Award for his "extraordinary service and dedication... read more

March 4, 2011

“IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal”

ECE Professor Emeritus Toby Berger receives the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal for his contributions to Information Theory, including source coding and its applications. read more

Toby Berger receives IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal

March 4, 2011

Toby Berger receives IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal

ECE Professor Emeritus Toby Berger receives the IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal for his contributions to Information Theory, including source coding and its applications. read more

January 26, 2011

“Professor Lester Eastman, ECE, is now Given Foundation Professor of Engineering Emeritus”

Professor Lester Eastman, ECE, is now Given Foundation Professor of Engineering Emeritus, having been awarded the emeritus title by the provost effective January 1. read more