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Math can protect society’s networks, Kleinberg says in D.C.

Mathematical and computational models can make power grids, financial institutions and other networks less vulnerable to collapse, Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science, said at a June 13 presentation on Capitol Hill.

Machine learning unlocks mysteries of quantum physics

A Cornell-led team has developed a way to use machine learning to analyze data generated by scanning tunneling microscopy, yielding new insights into how electrons interact and showing how machine learning can be used to further discovery in experimental quantum physics.

Cross-class collaboration combines cloud computing with ag

In a new collaboration, students from Dairy Herd Management teamed up with students in Topics in Cloud Computing to learn how to work together to develop the kinds of digital tools that could reshape farming.

Awards fund innovations in digital agriculture

Projects ranging from a soil-swimming robot that can sense conditions in the root zone in real time to computational models that can predict produce spoilage received seed funds from the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture’s new Research Innovation Fund.

Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute names first endowed professor

Ari Juels, a professor of computer science at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, has been named the Weill Family Foundation and Joan and Sanford I. Weill Professor – the first endowed professorship at the institute.

Research examines intent behind Facebook posts

A Cornell researcher is working with Facebook to find ways to identify content with malicious intent and forged IDs, to help the social media giant rapidly find and remove harmful posts.

How many taxis can scan a city? Fewer than you’d think

Just 10 taxis equipped with mobile sensors can survey a third of Manhattan’s streets in a day, inexpensively gathering valuable data about factors such as air quality, street conditions and bridge stability to provide an accurate and timely snapshot of a city’s health, according to a new study including a Cornell researcher.

Greg Morrisett named dean of Cornell Tech

Greg Morrisett, dean of Cornell’s Faculty of Computing and Information Science, has been named the Jack and Rilla Neafsey Dean and Vice Provost of Cornell Tech, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced June 7.

Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.