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Two grad students earn prestigious Intel fellowships

Shuang Zhao and Mark Cianchetti have each received a Ph.D. Fellowship Award from Intel Corp., which recognizes their potential as future technology leaders. (Nov. 3, 2009)

Web site will link Latin American researchers with opportunities

A new Web site will help Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking scientists interact, find funding opportunities and even trade equipment. (Nov. 2, 2009)

Stolen passwords can make a real mess

Malicious individuals can use stolen NetIDs and passwords to send mail, hijack Cornell servers and log into or disrupt other services, including some that hold sensitive information. (Oct. 28, 2009)

Crash, bang, rumble! Bringing noise to virtual worlds

Computer scientists have developed a method to synthesize the sounds of cymbals, falling garbage cans and lids, and plastic water-cooler bottles and recycling bins. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Cornell's VIVO concept will expand to connect researchers nationwide

A $12.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will create VIVOweb, a multi-institutional version of Cornell's VIVO system to encourage communication between biomedical researchers. (Oct. 27, 2009)

Computational modeling yields accurate tracking of heat flow through diamond

Cornell researcher Derek Stewart and collaborators have calculated the exact mechanism by which diamond conducts heat, a breakthrough that could lend insight into many fields, including electronics. (Sept. 21, 2009)

José Martínez and Kevin Tang receive IBM Faculty Awards

The Faculty Award Program is a worldwide competition intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities and those in IBM research, development and service organizations. (Aug. 26, 2009)

Microsoft-supported research could secure online voting

The assistant professor of computer science is one of five 2009 Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellows. His fellowship will support research into new ways to conduct auctions and anonymous online voting. (July 15, 2009)

Tracking the life and death of news

Using online versions of the news, Cornell computer scientists have managed to track and analyze the way stories rise and fall in popularity.