Back in 2015, Faisal Alkaabneh was one of the first 10 students to enter the Systems Ph.D. program at Cornell University. This weekend, he becomes the first student to earn a Ph.D. in Systems. “Faisal... Read more about Faisal Alkaabneh becomes first student to earn Ph.D. in Systems at Cornell
Reed receives 2020 Human-Competitive Awards Gold Medal
Systems field member Patrick Reed, the Joseph C. Ford Professor in civil and environmental engineering, won the top 2020 Gold Medal prize in the global “Humies” competition hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group in Genetic and Evolutionary Optimization, awarded for the top evolutionary algorithm derived breakthrough that exceeds prior human benchmarks.
Reed's research determined the right combination of factors that would enable a four-satellite constellation to maintain nearly continuous 24/7 coverage of almost every point on Earth.