Projects funded by 2024 New Frontier Grants look toward the future

The College of Arts and Sciences has awarded five New Frontier Grants to cutting edge projects in science, social science and the humanities led by A&S faculty, some with collaborators from other colleges.

Students win NASA grant to develop AI for safer aerial traffic

The skies may soon be congested with drone traffic. A multidisciplinary team received a grant from NASA to develop new models to coordinate these drones, which may someday deliver packages - or even people. 

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Come out and play: Game design showcase is May 18

Gamers of all ages are invited to try out 22 new video games designed by Cornell students at the Game Design Initiative at Cornell (GDIAC) showcase on May 18.

Newest EEG lab empowers faculty from multiple disciplines

Cornell's newest interdisciplinary EEG lab could help faculty make breakthroughs in fields ranging from psychology to neurology to artificial intelligence. 

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Matias awarded for community-engaged hiring transparency project

Students in COMM 2450 are studying the impact of the world’s first AI-related hiring transparency law. Assistant professor J. Nathan Matias received the George D. Levy Engaged Teaching and Research Award for leading the community-engaged project.

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Finding your calling at Cornell

Seniors Jesse Kapstad ‘24, Abhyuday Atal ’24 and Aja'nae Hall-Callaway ‘24 have wildly different interests, but all took advantage of numerous opportunities at Cornell.

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Einaudi seed grants grow international collaborations

A new round of Einaudi Center seed grants will help faculty from across Cornell tackle issues ranging from drone-assisted healthcare delivery for migrants to sustainable infrastructure design for Ukraine.

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Robotic system feeds people with severe mobility limitations

Cornell researchers have developed a robotic feeding system that uses computer vision, machine learning and multimodal sensing to safely feed people with severe mobility limitations, including those with spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis.

AI-generated empathy has its limits

Researchers from Cornell Tech, Cornell and Stanford University found that, despite their ability to display empathy, conversational agents such as Siri do poorly compared to humans when interpreting and exploring a user’s experience.