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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. 

Trash to treasure: Cornell’s pyrolysis kiln opens May 24

Cornell's new pyrolysis kiln opens May 24, when Johannes Lehmann, professor of soil science, will hold an open house 2-4 p.m., at the Leland Laboratory building.

Self-assembling 3D battery would charge in seconds

Uli Wiesner and collaborators have developed a block copolymer self-assembled 3D energy storage architecture that could help change the way batteries are constructed.

Two named 2018 Kaplan Faculty Fellows for service-learning work

Two Cornell faculty members were awarded the 2018 Kaplan Family Distinguished Faculty Fellowship on April 24.

Cornell says farewell to Puerto Rican students

Students from the University of Puerto Rico said goodbye to Cornell faculty and staff at a May 7 reception.

Cornell partners with Italian universities, automakers on ‘vehicle intelligence’

Cornell has teamed with the University of Bologna to establish the Cornell-Bologna Center for Vehicle Intelligence.

Water-powered spacecraft displayed at NASA Tech Day

Cornell’s CubeSat, a water propelled spacecraft weighing less than 25 pounds, was on display May 9 at NASA’s Technology Day on Capitol Hill.