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‘Elegant’ design could lead to more powerful, safer lithium metal battery

A group led by chemical engineering professor Lynden Archer and Snehashis Choudhury, Ph.D. '18, proposes a new way to think about the electrolyte structure of a lithium metal battery. 

Biomedical engineer Ilana Brito named a Pew Scholar

Ilana Brito, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Brito will receive a four-year, $300,000 grant to further her study of the human microbiome.

New microscopy method could benefit study of migrating cancer cells

A microscopy technique developed in the lab of assistant professor of biomedical engineering Steven Adie could change the way biomedical researchers study the movement of cancer cells, among other applications.

Colleagues collaborate to finish late geologist’s book

When Art Bloom died a year ago, five of the late geology professor’s colleagues collaborated with his family, local artists and others to finish his book that explains Ithaca and the Finger Lakes landscapes.

Vertical gallium oxide transistor high in power, efficiency

The research group led by Grace Xing and Debdeep Jena presented research on a new gallium oxide field-effect transistor at a conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology May 29-June 1.

Alumni founders of OrthoFit gain momentum

A firm founded by three Cornell Ph.D.s in biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering has been accepted into the MassChallenge Accelerator in Boston.

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Cornell experts aim for carbon neutrality via Earth Source Heat

Cornell engineering faculty and facility experts met with more than 100 members of the Ithaca community May 17 at an open forum to give an update on the Ithaca campus’s path toward carbon neutrality and its goal to heat campus in a climate-friendly way.

Weekend highlights Cornell Tech grads’ solutions to global problems

On May 19, four student start-up teams won $100,000 pre-seed funding and one year of co-working space in the Tata Innovation Center on Roosevelt Island.

Optimizing taxi fleet size the subject of multi-university research

Math professor Steven Strogatz took part in research led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology that proposes a way to optimize taxi fleet deployment, based on a 2011 data set taken from New York City cab trips.