The Systems Engineering program began in 1988 encouraged by strong industrial demand. It began the next year with a single, team taught, interdisciplinary course. Soon thereafter, the program offered a M.Eng. minor in 1999 and then a full-fledged M.Eng. (Systems) degree program in 2001. At about the same time the program initiated some distance-learning classes. The distance-learning M.Eng. degree program for practicing engineers in industry and government was approved by New York state to meet industrial and government needs and launched in the fall of 2008. This very successful distance...
This summer five of the initial 10 Ph.D. in Systems students passed their Admissions to Candidacy examination (Q-exam).
For U.S. Army Captain Stephen McCarthy, relocating to Ithaca has been a homecoming of sorts.
Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit is installing nearly 560 bus stop signs, redesigned in partnership with systems engineering students and the Cornell University Sustainability Design group.
H. Oliver Gao and Hamid Sayarshad are the first to reveal novel potential for energy saving and emission reduction using smart inventory and delivery network between suppliers and retailers.
PostDoc Noam David and Prof. H. Oliver Gao are the first to reveal novel potential in a paper recently published in the Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres.
Systems field member Robert Shepherd’s team received funds from Cornell Engineering to advance its laboratory research toward functioning prototypes.