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Bassuk, Caudill, Manohar named Weiss fellows

January 30, 2015

Bassuk, Caudill, Manohar named Weiss fellows

Faculty members Nina Bassuk, Marie Caudill and Rajit Manohar have been named Stephen H. Weiss... read more

Incentives encourage greater exploration, research finds

January 30, 2015

Incentives encourage greater exploration, research finds

How do organizations get workers onto the 'road less taken' when most people will choose the roads... read more

Skorton speeds campus carbon neutrality goal to 2035

January 29, 2015

Skorton speeds campus carbon neutrality goal to 2035

Cornell President David Skorton today released the report of the Climate Action Plan Acceleration... read more

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

January 27, 2015

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

Cornell engineers have found that firing up diesel backup generators in non-emergency situations... read more

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

January 27, 2015

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

Cornell engineers have found that firing up diesel backup generators in non-emergency situations... read more

Cornell Rewind: A great school faces the Great War

January 22, 2015

Cornell Rewind: A great school faces the Great War

The United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917. Scarcely a week later, 575 Cornell male... read more

Research repository arXiv hits 1 million submissions

January 15, 2015

Research repository arXiv hits 1 million submissions

1 million and counting: Scientific-paper repository arXiv has reached milestone with a million... read more

Hot fashion: DOE awards $3M grant for ‘air-conditioned’ clothing

January 15, 2015

Hot fashion: DOE awards $3M grant for ‘air-conditioned’ clothing

Warming up to a brisk idea to save building energy, the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded... read more

Gehrke, Joachims honored for work in computer science

January 12, 2015

Gehrke, Joachims honored for work in computer science

Two Cornell computer scientists have been elected fellows of the Association for Computing... read more

January graduates saluted at intimate ceremony, reception

December 23, 2014

January graduates saluted at intimate ceremony, reception

A Dec. 20 Recognition Ceremony sent forth the January graduates, the first of Cornell's... read more

'Text overlap' clutters scientific papers, arXiv analysis finds

December 22, 2014

'Text overlap' clutters scientific papers, arXiv analysis finds

Computerized text analysis of scientific papers in the arXiv repository shows that many authors use... read more

Looking behind the paint, Cornell professor Rick Johnson finds hidden patterns

December 19, 2014

Looking behind the paint, Cornell professor Rick Johnson finds hidden patterns

Rick Johnson has developed a computer algorithm for finding weave patterns in painted canvas. read more

ECE Postdoc Subhonmesh Bose named to inaugural class of Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellows in Sustainability

December 16, 2014

ECE Postdoc Subhonmesh Bose named to inaugural class of Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellows in Sustainability

When energy captured from renewable resources is highly variable, how do we reliably procure and... read more

Robert Langer named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

December 16, 2014

Robert Langer named Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

Inventor and MIT professor David Langer '70, who holds nearly 1,100 patents and founded more than... read more

Cornell to buy all of proposed Black Oak Wind Farm's energy

December 8, 2014

Cornell to buy all of proposed Black Oak Wind Farm's energy

Making a stride toward reducing carbon emission, Cornell has agreed to purchase all electricity... read more

Cornell ranked #7 in The Daily Beast’s Down and Dirty Guide to the Best Colleges 2014

December 2, 2014

Cornell ranked #7 in The Daily Beast’s Down and Dirty Guide to the Best Colleges 2014

The list takes into account nine factors, with future earnings, affordability, and academics... read more

White House holiday decor goes digital, with dog-bots and crowdsourced tree lights

December 2, 2014

White House holiday decor goes digital, with dog-bots and crowdsourced tree lights

Wicker student Stephanie Santoso takes the lead at the White House in issues involving 3D printers... read more

University saddened by loss of student over Thanksgiving

November 28, 2014

University saddened by loss of student over Thanksgiving

President David Skorton issued a message of condolence following the death of Shannon Jones, a... read more

Roller coaster fans form a club and win a prize

November 26, 2014

Roller coaster fans form a club and win a prize

A group students have formed a club dedicated to the engineering side of roller coasters and other... read more

Iceland president: Green energy forges good business

November 24, 2014

Iceland president: Green energy forges good business

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, the president of Iceland, told a Cornell audience how his country remade... read more

Johnson unlocks mysteries of paintings

November 19, 2014

Johnson unlocks mysteries of paintings

Richard Johnson can see right through the masterpieces of Rembrandt and Van Gogh. The Cornell... read more

Cornell engineers join $2M DARPA Robotics Challenge

November 17, 2014

Cornell engineers join $2M DARPA Robotics Challenge

Cornell engineers are adding their expertise in robot autonomy to the DARPA Robotics Challenge, a... read more

AOL gift launches Connected Experiences Lab

November 13, 2014

AOL gift launches Connected Experiences Lab

A gift from AOL to Cornell Tech will fund the creation of the Connected Experiences Laboratory, or... read more

Provost Kent Fuchs reflects on Cornell's future, and his own

November 6, 2014

Provost Kent Fuchs reflects on Cornell's future, and his own

In an interview with the Cornell Chronicle, Kent Fuchs outlines the challenges and opportunities... read more

Cornell researchers find find 'changing landscape' for women in academic science

November 5, 2014

Cornell researchers find find 'changing landscape' for women in academic science

A newly published examination of reasons for female academics’ ongoing underrepresentation in... read more

Two Cornell ECE projects and Innovation Award Winners published in November 2014 Circuit Cellar Magazine

November 3, 2014

Two Cornell ECE projects and Innovation Award Winners published in November 2014 Circuit Cellar Magazine

Cornell ECE dually-represented in the November 2014 issue of Circuit Cellar Magazine! read more

New Members Inducted into HKN, ECE Honor Society

November 3, 2014

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

Prof. Lipson ranked among top 1% of researchers for most cited papers in physics

October 29, 2014

Prof. Lipson ranked among top 1% of researchers for most cited papers in physics

Prof. Lipson ranked among top 1% of researchers for most cited papers in physics by Thomas Reuters. read more

ECE's David Albonesi to teach one of four new MOOCs offered for spring 2015

October 29, 2014

ECE's David Albonesi to teach one of four new MOOCs offered for spring 2015

With Cornell's four new MOOCs for spring 2015, students from all over the world can survey global... read more

New ECE Faculty receive Lunquist Sesquicentennial Fellowships

October 28, 2014

New ECE Faculty receive Lunquist Sesquicentennial Fellowships

Incoming ECE faculty members Debdeep Jena and Huili (Grace) Xing have been named Richard E.... read more

A fast track for data between Ithaca and New York City

October 23, 2014

A fast track for data between Ithaca and New York City

A new system will enable Cornell researchers to transfer large data files smoothly between the... read more

Deans Boor, Collins, Knuth reappointed to second terms

October 17, 2014

Deans Boor, Collins, Knuth reappointed to second terms

CALS Dean Kathryn Boor, Engineering Dean Lance Collins and Vice Provost and Graduate School Dean... read more

ECE senior selected as 2014-15 Frank and Rosa Rhodes Scholarship recipient

October 17, 2014

ECE senior selected as 2014-15 Frank and Rosa Rhodes Scholarship recipient

Brecken Blackburn was chosen to receive scholarships along with Jovana Andrejevic (AEP). read more

Provost Kent Fuchs named president of University of Florida

October 16, 2014

Provost Kent Fuchs named president of University of Florida

Cornell Provost W. Kent Fuchs has been named the 12th president of the University of Florida, the... read more

Alum urges students to drive clean tech revolution

October 16, 2014

Alum urges students to drive clean tech revolution

Venture capitalist Dan Miller '78 asked Cornell students to leverage their degrees in agriculture,... read more

Fuchs will excel as UF president, Skorton says

October 15, 2014

Fuchs will excel as UF president, Skorton says

President David Skorton offers congratulations to Provost Kent Fuchs on his being named the next... read more

Computer science times are a-changing

October 2, 2014

Computer science times are a-changing

A panel of Cornell computer science veterans recalled what it was like to pioneer a new discipline,... read more

Welcome new members of the Cornell faculty, 2014-15

October 2, 2014

Welcome new members of the Cornell faculty, 2014-15

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

Philanthropist Bill Gates helps dedicate CIS's Gates Hall

October 1, 2014

Philanthropist Bill Gates helps dedicate CIS's Gates Hall

On Oct. 1 Microsoft's founder and Cornell leaders dedicated the new building for Computing and... read more

Jason Hoople, ECE Ph.D. Student wins Best Student Paper Award

September 26, 2014

Jason Hoople, ECE Ph.D. Student wins Best Student Paper Award

Cornell ECE Ph.D. student Jason Hoople received the Best Student Paper award at the 2014 IEEE... read more

ECE students Max Rothstein and Richard Speranza create real-time wireless laser tag system

September 25, 2014

ECE students Max Rothstein and Richard Speranza create real-time wireless laser tag system

Blasterworks is a new spin on laser tag with wireless real-time updates read more

Computer Science to mark 50 years with three-day symposium

September 25, 2014

Computer Science to mark 50 years with three-day symposium

Cornell's Department of Computer Science will celebrate its 50th year with a series of events Sept.... read more

Nanoscale facility 'open for business,' leaders say

September 22, 2014

Nanoscale facility 'open for business,' leaders say

The latest and greatest scientific achievements at the nanoscale were on display at the 2014... read more

Bill Gates to visit Oct. 1 for dedication and conversation

September 18, 2014

Bill Gates to visit Oct. 1 for dedication and conversation

Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will be on campus Oct. 1 to dedicate Bill &... read more

Hackathon showcases smart content search engine

September 15, 2014

Hackathon showcases smart content search engine

Participants in Big Red//Hacks Sept. 26-28 will get access to a new smart content search engine in... read more

Meeting for students, friends of Ephrahim Garcia set for 4:30

September 11, 2014

Meeting for students, friends of Ephrahim Garcia set for 4:30

A community support meeting will take place at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in McManus Lounge, Hollister... read more

Defying physics, engineers prove a magnetic field for light

September 11, 2014

Defying physics, engineers prove a magnetic field for light

Using an interferometer, Michal Lipson and colleagues have demonstrated an effective magnetic field... read more

Student video games score on the national scene

September 10, 2014

Student video games score on the national scene

Games created by students in the Game Design Initiative at Cornell are winning attention in... read more

Cornell moves up a notch in 2015 U.S. News rankings

September 10, 2014

Cornell moves up a notch in 2015 U.S. News rankings

Cornell has moved up one spot in the annual college rankings from U.S. News and World Report, which... read more

Experiment makes energy savings a game

September 10, 2014

Experiment makes energy savings a game

An experiment in partnership with Con Edison this summer has shown that consumers might be willing... read more

Chen, Martinez, Molnar & Suh receive teaching awards

September 9, 2014

Chen, Martinez, Molnar & Suh receive teaching awards

Four ECE faculty members receive teaching awards from the College of Engineering. read more

Sunil Bhave receives Young Investigator Award

September 8, 2014

Sunil Bhave receives Young Investigator Award

Bhave was cited for his work in novel devices combining MEMS, solid-state electronics and photonics... read more

Hovering drones adapted for photo lighting

September 3, 2014

Hovering drones adapted for photo lighting

Small flying robots can replace light stands for a photo shoot, automatically adjusting their... read more

Skorton to new students: 'Discover what excites you'

August 26, 2014

Skorton to new students: 'Discover what excites you'

President David Skorton welcomed the Class of 2018 at the Convocation for New Students and Families... read more

ECE students create handheld, self-stabilizing camera platform

August 25, 2014

ECE students create handheld, self-stabilizing camera platform

Project is publish in September 2014 Circuit Cellar Magazine read more

'Robo Brain' mines the Internet to teach robots

August 25, 2014

'Robo Brain' mines the Internet to teach robots

A giant database gathered from the Internet will help robots function in the human world. read more

Amit Lal and team developing remote-control cyborg moths

August 22, 2014

Amit Lal and team developing remote-control cyborg moths

Remote-controlled moths or 'biobots' may be used in future search and rescue operations! read more

Cornell Tech's Manohar helps design IBM 'brain chip'

August 13, 2014

Cornell Tech's Manohar helps design IBM 'brain chip'

The design methodology of a new IBM computer chip inspired by the human brain was pioneered by... read more

'HistoryMakers' includes work of ECE's Michael Spencer

August 11, 2014

'HistoryMakers' includes work of ECE's Michael Spencer

The life and work of Cornell University professor Michael G. Spencer will be included in the... read more

Rajit Manohar's work on "the brain chip" on cover of Science

August 11, 2014

Rajit Manohar's work on "the brain chip" on cover of Science

Rajit Manohar, ECE Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Cornell Tech co-authors... read more

CUAUV again takes top spot at RoboSub competition

August 11, 2014

CUAUV again takes top spot at RoboSub competition

The Cornell University Autonomous Underwater Vehicle team took home the top prize at the 17th... read more

Grad student aims to improve particle accelerators

August 6, 2014

Grad student aims to improve particle accelerators

New interdisciplinary research on photocathodes by physics graduate student Siddharth Karkare has... read more

ECE students create a safe and quick way to measure heart rate

August 5, 2014

ECE students create a safe and quick way to measure heart rate

Project is publish in August 2014 Circuit Cellar Magazine read more