AI reveals scale of eelgrass vulnerability to warming, disease

A combination of ecological field methods and AI has helped an interdisciplinary research group detect eelgrass wasting disease from San Diego to southern Alaska, and determine that it’s caused by warmer-than-normal water temperatures.

Harnessing machine learning to analyze quantum material

A collaboration led by Eun-Ah Kim, professor in the College of Art and Sciences, employed machine learning to analyze a massive dataset from a quantum metal to settle a debate about this material.

Gomes receives ACM-AAAI Allen Newell Award

Carla P. Gomes, the Ronald and Antonia Nielsen Professor of Computing and Information Science, is the 2022 recipient of the ACM – AAAI Allen Newell Award, given in recognition of her foundational contributions to artificial intelligence (AI) and for founding and developing the field of computational sustainability.

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Considering trauma in tech design could benefit all users

Computing-related retraumatization can be lessened or avoided in a few low- or no-cost ways, according to research co-led by Nicola Dell and Tom Ristenpart of Cornell Tech and the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science.

The 2030 Project to marshal faculty to solve climate crisis

Declaring this the “decisive decade” for climate action, Cornell launched The 2030 Project: A Climate Initiative, which will mobilize world-class faculty to develop and accelerate tangible solutions to the climate challenge.

New Cornell certificate helps create the ethical data science workplace of the future

M. Elizabeth Karns has partnered with eCornell to launch a new Data Ethics online certificate program to give data science practitioners tools to build ethics into every project phase and data science workplace.

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Entrepreneurship event celebrates generations of risk-takers

Tiffany Norwood ’89 was honored as Cornell Entrepreneur of the Year at the two-day Celebration conference hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

New building to create ‘unified complex’ for Bowers CIS

Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2023 on a state-of-the-art academic building for the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, to be built adjacent to Bill and Melinda Gates Hall on Hoy Road.

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Pollack, Pape elected to arts and sciences academy

President Martha E. Pollack and Dr. Jean William Pape, M.D. ’75, professor in clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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