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What goes on in there? A visit to Cornell’s Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility

A guided tour of Cornell's CNF, which in 2017 will celebrate 40 years of operations at the very edge of nanoscale science and technology. More

Sophia Rocco: Hoping to make the world a better place through a potential renewable energy source

When she was looking at graduate schools, physics major Sophia Rocco, thought she would be in a materials science program bridging her interests in electricity and magnetism and novel materials for solar cells. More

The Laboratory of Plasma Studies: Uncovering mysteries of high energy density plasma physics

In the basement of Grumman Hall, an x-ray pulse produced by a hot, dense plasma – an ionized gas – lasting only fractions of a microsecond both begins and ends an experiment. Hidden within that fraction of time lies a piece of a puzzle—data that graduate students and staff scientists at the Laboratory of Plasma Studies (LPS) will use to better understand the mysterious physics behind inertial confinement fusion. More

Welcome Francesco Monticone

If you want to realize a cloak that would be able to make something invisible, that is theoretically possible, at least for a single color More

Welcome Jayadev Acharya

You don’t want to ask SIRI a question and then have to wait a day for the perfect answer More

Welcome Vikram Krishnamurthy

The typical 18-year old spends up to six hours a day on social media. All those interactions have an effect. And we can use mathematical analytical tools to help explain some of the effects. More

Ope Oladipo '17: Bridging fields to create something new

Ope Oladipo’s (ECE B.S. ’17) interest in electronics started at a young age, but it wasn’t until he moved to New York City from Nigeria as a sophomore in high school that he really started working with Arduinos, microcontrollers, and other devices, which cemented his interest in electrical and computer engineering. More

Mikayla Diesch ’16, M.Eng ’17: Solving problems to make life better

As a high school sophomore, Mikayla Diesch and her younger sister competed in a competition to create an energy bar for NASA—and won. More

Hazal Yüksel: Pushing boundaries through curiosity

Hazal Yüksel is working to create a chip that aggregates multiple functionalities onto a single chip, making it smaller and cheaper, and potentially creating a paradigm shift in wireless communications. More

Welcome Kirstin Petersen

When Kirstin Petersen was a high school student, she had the opportunity to spend some time at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena. More