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Linda Nozick has been reappointed as Director of CEE

By: Cornell Civil and Environmental Engineering

Linda Nozick has been reappointed as Director of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2022. She has served as Director of CEE since 2015, and she was previously the Director of Cornell’s Systems Engineering program, which she co-founded in 1999. Linda's expertise is in the development of mathematical models for managing complex systems and with a particular interest in systems that can be represented mathematically as networks, including transportation and logistics systems, civil infrastructure networks and project networks. Her research... Read more

Professor You Honored with the Prestigious 2022 Stratis V. Sotirchos Lectureship Award by FORTH

The Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) announces that Professor Fengqi You in Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University is the recipient of the prestigious 2022 Stratis V. Sotirchos Lectureship Award. One awardee is selected every two years by a committee of internationally renowned scientists on the grounds of candidates’ original and fundamentally important results in chemical engineering sciences. The selection of the most deserving candidate is made on an international basis and strictly on merit. This award honors the memory of... Read more

Your disposable COVID masks could be reborn as fuel

By: Popular Science

Systems Engineering field member Fengqi You says that effective waste treatment mitigates plastic pollution, eliminates the risk of viral infection, and compensates the heavy fossil fuel use in PPE production. Read more

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Professor Fengqi You receives George Lappin Award from AIChE

Fengqi You, the Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor in Energy Systems Engineering in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Executive Committee award selection panel to receive the 2022 AIChE George Lappin Program Committee Service Award. Read more

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Professor Fengqi You Elected as AIChE Fellow

Fengqi You, the Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor in Energy Systems Engineering in the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was elected as a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) by the AIChE Board of Directors. Read more

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Research on demand-responsive transit systems leads to NSF CAREER Award

By: Cornell Engineering

Samitha Samaranayake, an assistant professor in Cornell's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a graduate field faculty member in Systems Engineering, the Center of Applied Mathematics and the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, has received an NSF CAREER Award for his work with demand-responsive transit systems. Read more