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Shepherd, students take runner-up honors

Shepherd, students take runner-up honors

December 15, 2016

Systems field member Rob Shepherd and his students take second place at competition. read more

Cornell awarded $7M to lead transportation research center

Cornell awarded $7M to lead transportation research center

December 8, 2016

Cornell has been awarded up to $7 million over five years to lead a consortium of universities exploring new transportation innovations that limit adverse impacts on public health and the environment. read more

Fengqi You recognized by AIChE Journal

Fengqi You recognized by AIChE Journal

December 1, 2016

Systems field member Fengqi You has been recognized by AIChE Journal. read more

Martha E. Pollack, provost at Michigan, named 14th president

Martha E. Pollack, provost at Michigan, named 14th president

November 14, 2016

Martha E. Pollack, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, was elected Cornell's 14th president. She will assume the presidency April 17, 2017. read more

Peter Loucks awarded The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

Peter Loucks awarded The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water

November 10, 2016

Systems field member and CEE Professor Emeritus Peter Loucks was awarded the 7th Award for Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water read more

Rhodes Symposium will honor emeritus president on his 90th

Rhodes Symposium will honor emeritus president on his 90th

October 20, 2016

The Frank H.T. Rhodes Symposium will celebrate the emeritus president's 90th birthday by bringing two noted scholars to discuss his contributions to paleontology and Darwin studies. read more

Howarth outlines carbon neutrality report options at UA

Howarth outlines carbon neutrality report options at UA

October 20, 2016

Robert Howarth spoke to the University Assembly Oct. 18 about the recently released Senior Leaders Climate Action Group report on options and their associated costs for achieving a carbon-neutral... read more

Research project to combat 'superbugs,' antibiotic resistance

Research project to combat 'superbugs,' antibiotic resistance

October 18, 2016

Cornell researchers received a $500,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help in a national initiative to combat drug-resistant organisms, sometimes referred to as... read more

'Bolt of lightning' captures development of block copolymer

'Bolt of lightning' captures development of block copolymer

October 18, 2016

By quickly heating and cooling a block copolymer, researchers show the ability to alter the material's properties, which could have applications in data-archiving devices and filters. read more

Cornell Engineering to offer systems Ph.D. program

Cornell Engineering to offer systems Ph.D. program

September 29, 2016

A unique doctoral program in systems that will prepare students to tackle some of the world’s most complex logistical problems is now being offered by the graduate field of systems. read more

Cornell Systems Engineering highlighted at White House event

Cornell Systems Engineering highlighted at White House event

September 23, 2016

Cornell Systems Engineering and its work in the Intel-Cornell Cup was one of only nine university efforts highlighted in the White House Fact Sheet of Making. read more

New grant (NYS Dept. of Health): Teacher-scientist Partnership in Stem Cell Biology

New grant (NYS Dept. of Health): Teacher-scientist Partnership in Stem Cell Biology

September 21, 2016

Grant to launch a Stem Cell Research Experience program for Pre-College Teachers read more

Engineering undergraduate programs rate highly

Engineering undergraduate programs rate highly

September 13, 2016

US News and World Report ranks Cornell Engineering's undergraduate program #9 in the nation read more

U.S. News ranks Dyson, Engineering at No. 9; Cornell at 15

U.S. News ranks Dyson, Engineering at No. 9; Cornell at 15

September 13, 2016

In the 2017 U.S. News World Report's Best National Universities rankings of 310 schools, Cornell held steady at No. 15 for the third consecutive year, while Dyson and Engineering were No. 9. read more

First Annual Build

First Annual Build

July 14, 2016

Annual Build is an event designed to tap into the growing popularity of the Maker movement among American middle school and high school students. Cornell Engineering students contact teachers from... read more

An afternoon of robots

An afternoon of robots

June 17, 2016

Last month Cornell systems engineering students opened the engineering maker lab to Lansing physics and robotics students for a hand-on afternoon with some familiar robots... and some not so familiar... read more

Fan among four on faculty to receive Carpenter advising awards

Fan among four on faculty to receive Carpenter advising awards

June 2, 2016

Systems field member Daisy Fan receives a 2016 Carpenter Memorial Advising Award. read more

Reed receives iEMSs award

Reed receives iEMSs award

May 19, 2016

Systems field member Patrick Reed has been awarded the 2016 Biennial Medal from the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. read more

These are the droids you’re looking for

These are the droids you’re looking for

May 4, 2016

Students in senior lecturer David R. Schneider’s systems engineering robotics lab in Carpenter Hall took a moment away from their projects to mark #MayThe4thBeWithYou day on Wednesday. read more

Systems field member Rob Shepherd featured in Advanced Materials

Systems field member Rob Shepherd featured in Advanced Materials

April 21, 2016

Rob Shepherd is featured on the cover of the April 13 issue of Advanced Materials. read more

Actor, communicator Alan Alda to lecture, give workshops

Actor, communicator Alan Alda to lecture, give workshops

April 21, 2016

Actor, director and writer Alan Alda will return to campus May 16-18 and will deliver a lecture on ways to effectively communicate science so anyone can understand it. read more

Systems Engineering Information Sessions

Systems Engineering Information Sessions

March 23, 2016

Cornell Systems Engineering announces spring dates for online information sessions. read more

Cornell ranks #8 on U.S. News 2016 list of ‘Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs’

Cornell ranks #8 on U.S. News 2016 list of ‘Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs’

January 12, 2016

Cornell University has elevated to the #8 spot on U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 ranking of Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs read more