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Students deliver 'One Laptop Per Child' -- and critical training -- in Senegal

Two Cornell students spent part of last summer delivering rugged, child-friendly laptop computers to a school in Senegal and showing teachers how to use them. (Sept. 30, 2009)

Doctoral candidates win $2.3M in federal stimulus funds

Cornell doctoral candidates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields have secured $2.3 million in research funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. (Sept. 28, 2009)

New eCornell online certificate program teaches the systems approach to develop products and services

Cornell's distance-learning subsidiary eCornell will launch a new online certificate program in systems design called 'A Systems Approach to Product and Service Design.' (July 24, 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.

Three faculty members invited to National Academy of Engineering symposium

The 15th annual symposium will feature 88 engineers between the ages of 30 and 45 who are performing 'exceptional engineering research and technical work in a variety of disciplines.' (July 2, 2009)

Interdisciplinary computer scientist Daniel Huttenlocher named new dean of CIS

Interdisciplinary computer scientist Daniel Huttenlocher has been named dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, as of July 1. He succeeds Robert Constable, whose second five-year term ends June 30.

First 'computational sustainability' conference to draw an unexpected crowd

Nearly 200 researchers from universities, private laboratories and government agencies will converge on Cornell June 8-11 for the first conference on computational sustainability. (June 5, 2009)

Eight on faculty named fellows of Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics honors members recognized by their peers as distinguished contributors to the discipline. (May 11, 2009)