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Tracy Brandenburg and Sirietta Simoncini: Breaking rules to see things differently

Tracy Brandenburg and Sirietta Simoncini: Breaking rules to see things differently

December 12, 2013

Engineering students are used to hearing about entropy and enthalpy in their classes. If Sirietta Simoncini and Tracy Brandenburg have their way, engineers will hear a lot about empathy, as well. read more

Stephen Wicker to teach one of Cornell’s first four MOOCs

Stephen Wicker to teach one of Cornell’s first four MOOCs

December 10, 2013

Electrical and Computer Engineering’s Stephen Wicker will teach “Wiretaps to Big Data: Privacy and Surveillance in the Age of Complete Interconnection,” which will explain how cellular technology... read more

Field member Christine Shoemaker wins the national engineering award

Field member Christine Shoemaker wins the national engineering award

December 5, 2013

Christine Shoemaker, the Joseph P. Ripley Professor of Engineering, has received the 2014 National Engineering Award from the American Association of Engineering Societies. read more

"Art of Innovation Class" takes Cornell by Storm!

"Art of Innovation Class" takes Cornell by Storm!

November 20, 2013

OpenSTORM, that is. read more

Systems instructors take on creative confidence challenge with MBA students

Systems instructors take on creative confidence challenge with MBA students

October 21, 2013

Systems instructors Tracy Brandenburg and Sirietta Simoncini introduced IDEO's Creative Confidence Challenge to a class of MBAs at Cornell. read more

Cornell Systems Engineering program ranked #2

Cornell Systems Engineering program ranked #2

September 23, 2013

Cornell ranked #2 in list of top Systems Engineering graduate programs by Education Portal. read more

Colleges Help Ithaca Thrive in a Region of Struggles

Colleges Help Ithaca Thrive in a Region of Struggles

August 4, 2013

Cornell is one of the reason's the City of Ithaca is set apart from its neighbors and doesn't fear the future. read more

Ithaca named Top ‘10 Great Places to Live’ for 2013

Ithaca named Top ‘10 Great Places to Live’ for 2013

August 2, 2013

The Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau announced recently that Ithaca has been ranked #8 in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of “10 Great Places to Live” for 2013. read more

CUAUV wins RoboSub competition

CUAUV wins RoboSub competition

August 2, 2013

Cornell's Autonomous Underwater Vehicle project team won first place for the second consecutive year at the RoboSub student competition in July. read more

In 'last lecture' Schneider advises 'give it your all'

In 'last lecture' Schneider advises 'give it your all'

May 2, 2013

In his 'last lecture' April 30, Systems Engineering lecturer David Schneider told of the role positive thinking has had in his career, which has taken him to NASA, Disney, Columbia and Cornell. read more

Students design, build sustainable house in Nicaragua

Students design, build sustainable house in Nicaragua

January 17, 2013

During winter break, 25 Cornell University Sustainable Design (CUSD) students worked in Nicaragua to build an affordable, sustainable house. read more

SYSEN 5720: The Art of Innovation

SYSEN 5720: The Art of Innovation

January 4, 2013

Systems Engineering offers a new course that connects design with systems engineering and Jet Blue. read more