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Brain image courtesy of Dr. Amy Kuceyeski.

Structural and Functional Alignment in the Brain Linked to Age, Sex and Cognition

The degree to which the brain’s wiring aligns with its patterns of activity can vary with sex and age, and may be genetic, suggests a study published by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators. The study finds that this alignment may also have implications on cognition. The results published in Nature Communications help shed light on one of the biggest mysteries in biology—how the brain works, according to senior author Dr. Amy Kuceyeski, associate professor of mathematics in the Department of Radiology and in neuroscience in the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell... Read more

Contents of the CURIE Academy project kits

Professor Christopher Batten prepares for a new kind of CURIE Academy

CURIE Academy is a one-week summer program for high school students who excel in math and science and are curious about careers in engineering. CURIE Academy scholars are young women of all backgrounds from all over the country who will be high school juniors or seniors. This year’s project, designed by ECE Professor Christopher Batten, is focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) and titled Computing at the Edge. The work is organized around several themes including early disaster warning, the smart home, a wearable health monitor and digital agriculture. Project kits including a variety of... Read more

Zeki Hayran

Zeki Hayran awarded SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

Zeki Hayran has been awarded a 2021 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for his potential contribution to the field of optics and photonics. Hayran is a Ph.D. student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering under the supervision of Assistant Professor Francesco Monticone. His research interests include spacetime metamaterials, non-Hermitian photonics, and topological photonics. “My work aims to overcome performance limitations in photonics,” Hayran explained, “through exploring the temporal dimension in time... Read more

2021 Cornell ECE Video Time Capsule

Congratulations to the Cornell ECE Class of '21!

This video time capsule captures just a small slice of life in ECE during a particularly challenging year, including some of the projects you worked on, teams you collaborated with, and friends who shared this experience. Thank you for all your hard... Read more

Announcing the 2021 ECE Undergraduate Awards

The William S. Einwechter Award The William S. Einwechter Award is presented annually to one or more members of the ECE senior class who have demonstrated distinguished records of service to ECE and its students, to the College and to the University. This year’s Einwechter Award winner is Parker Miller. Miller’s work in ECE focused on analog and RF circuit design. Most recently, he completed a tunable wireless receiver for his M.Eng. project with Professor Al Molnar. Miller served on the executive board of the Maker Club and helped build up the new mechanical lab space in Phillips 201. “In the... Read more