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Silberstein wins DOE grant to study polymer membranes

Meredith Silberstein, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, will receive $150,000 a year over the next five years through a Department of Energy early-career program.

Commercialization Fellows explore market for inventions

Doctoral students in Cornell Engineering’s Commercialization Fellowship are developing tools to compress laser pulses, separate blood plasma and 3D print living tissue.

Collaboration yields discovery of 12-sided silica cages

A cross-campus collaboration led by materials science professor Uli Wiesner results in visual confirmation of 12-sided, nanoscale cage structures, which could have medical diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

‘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.