Biologist Alex Flecker and computer scientist Carla Gomes co-led a project that employed AI and around 40 researchers in an attempt to determine optimal placement of around 350 hydropower dams in the Amazon river basin.
Cheng Zhang, assistant professor of information science, and doctoral student Ruidong Zhang have developed a silent-speech recognition device, SpeeChin, that can identify silent commands using images of skin deformation in the neck and face.
Seven Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. This year's fellows, 564 in all, will be honored at a virtual event Feb. 19.
David Williamson, chair of the Department of Information Science in the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science and professor of Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE), will receive the 2022 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research.