Students conduct research in Asia with travel grants

Six students are researching fencing, teaching English, exploring how regions recover from natural disasters, and immersing themselves in Asian languages, thanks to grants from the Department of Asian Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Alumnus returns to Cornell as Tisch University Professor

Lorenzo Alvisi, M.S. '94, Ph.D. '96, and Cornell's newest Tisch University Professor, has found that all doors eventually lead back to Cornell.

Two groups both win $7.5M to study AI, autonomous systems

Research teams led by professors Robert Bruce van Dover and Hadas Kress-Gazit have both been granted up to $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense for autonomous systems and AI research.

China scholarship honors John Hopcroft

John Hopcroft, the IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics, has been honored by the establishment of a scholarship in his name at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

Collaboration across (baseball) fields leads to Amazonian rivers

An ambitious project that deploys big data and uses machine learning to understand the ecological impacts of hydropower dams in the Amazon Basin started in a mundane enough setting: on the sidelines at youth baseball games.

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CIS researchers receive $2.5M NSF grant for cybersecurity

Researchers Andrew Myers, Elaine Shi, Greg Morrisett and Rafael Pass will explore a new approach that will make it easier to use cryptography to build more-secure systems.

Course explores our future with robots and AI

A new computer science course offered last semester explored the ethical and social issues raised by the emergence of robots and artificial intelligence.

Workshop to bolster minority computer science Ph.D.s

A SoNIC (software-defined network interface) Summer Research Workshop will increase exposure to computer science for for 13 minority students on campus this June.

14 ROTC graduates commissioned as officers

In a joyful ceremony, graduates of ROTC programs received their commissions as junior officers, launching them on military careers.