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Three faculty members invited to National Academy of Engineering symposium

The 15th annual symposium will feature 88 engineers between the ages of 30 and 45 who are performing 'exceptional engineering research and technical work in a variety of disciplines.'

Interdisciplinary computer scientist Daniel Huttenlocher named new dean of CIS

Interdisciplinary computer scientist Daniel Huttenlocher has been named dean of the Faculty of Computing and Information Science, as of July 1. He succeeds Robert Constable, whose second five-year term ends June 30.

First 'computational sustainability' conference to draw an unexpected crowd

Nearly 200 researchers from universities, private laboratories and government agencies will converge on Cornell June 8-11 for the first conference on computational sustainability. (June 5, 2009)

Eight on faculty named fellows of Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics honors members recognized by their peers as distinguished contributors to the discipline. (May 11, 2009)

Analysis of Flickr photos could lead to online travel books

Cornell scientists have downloaded and analyzed nearly 35 million Flickr photos. Their research provides a new way to automatically organize, label and summarize large-scale collections of digital images. (April 28, 2009)

Estroff, Cosley and Perelstein honored by NSF

Lara Estroff, Daniel Cosley and Maxim Perelstein have received 2009 Early Career Development Awards from the National Science Foundation. (March 16, 2009)

New CIT status page alerts users of service outages

Replacing the former Network Status page, the new 'Current Status of CIT Services' page now gives all campus users a view into performance issues that may affect their work. (Feb. 20, 2009)

Technology ambassadors send Cornell library computers, software to Iraqi schools

The Cornell Computer Reuse Association is collecting computers and software from Cornell University Library and other campus departments to send to Iraqi schools. (Dec. 3, 2008)

From mice to men, evidence of evolutionary selection is found in 544 genes in analysis going back 80 million years

By comparing the genomes of humans and five other mammals, Cornell researchers have identified 544 genes that have been shaped by positive selection over millions of years of evolution. (Sept. 15, 2008)