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Cornell part of $25M NSF effort to untangle future physics data

Physics professor Peter Wittich will lead a Cornell team that is part of an NSF-funded initiative aimed at expanding computation capacity for physics experiments at the Large Hadron Collider.

Satellite startup Ursa raises $5.7M, promotes female leaders

Geospatial intelligence startup Ursa Space Systems, a Rev: Ithaca Startup Works member, raised $5.7 million in new venture funding and boasts gender parity among its leadership team.

In historic shift, women comprise half of engineering undergrads

The College of Engineering now enrolls equal numbers of undergraduate women and men, a historic shift after decades of underrepresentation in the field.

Alumnus David Duffield to be honored by Engineering

Engineer and entrepreneur David A. Duffield ’62, MBA ’64, will be given the inaugural Cornell Engineering Distinguished Alumnus Award Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Physics theory used to predict crowd behavior

Researchers at Cornell have developed a highly accurate mathematical approach to predict the behavior of crowds of living creatures.

Groundwater loss prompts more California land sinking

Despite higher-than-normal amounts of rain in early 2017, the large agricultural and metropolitan communities that rely on groundwater in central California experienced only a short respite from an ongoing drought.

Just add sun: McGovern startup converts CO2 into fuel

A greenhouse gas may soon get a public relations makeover, as Cornell startup Dimensional Energy has developed a way to add sunlight to carbon dioxide to create an environmentally friendly fuel.

With real-time decisions, Citi Bike breaks the cycle of empty stations

Cornell research has improved bike sharing in New York City, where a crowdsourcing system that makes real-time decisions helps make sure bikes are available when people need them.

Unraveling titanium dioxide’s self-cleaning ability

Melissa Hines, professor of chemistry and chemical biology, and research collaborators in Vienna, Austria, have begun to explain the unique self-cleaning ability of titanium dioxide.