Choudhury, Kleinberg and Marschner named ACM Fellows

The Association for Computing Machinery, the world's largest and most prestigious society of computing professionals, has named Tanzeem Choudhury, Robert D. Kleinberg, and Steve Marschner 2021 ACM Fellows. 

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Diane Bailey to head Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture

Diane Bailey, the Geri Gay Professor of Communication, has been named director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture.

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Robot-assisted feeding the focus of $1.5M NSF grant

Tapo Bhattacharjee, assistant professor of computer science at Cornell Bowers CIS, will use a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop assistive robotics for people with physical disabilities and their caregivers.

arXiv hits 2M submissions

The research-sharing platform is a free resource for scholars around the world in fields including physics, math and computer science, who use the service to share their own cutting-edge research and read work submitted by others.

Alternative statistical method could improve clinical trials

An alternative statistical method honed and advanced by Cornell researchers can make clinical trials more reliable and trustworthy while also helping to remedy what has been called a “replicability crisis” in the scientific community.

Pioneering professor Trevor Pinch dies at 69

Trevor Pinch, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Science & Technology Studies, who helped found multiple areas of study related to science, technology and sound, died Dec. 16 after living with cancer for more than four years. He was 69.

AI powers autonomous materials discovery

A new artificial intelligence tool developed by Cornell researchers promises to help speed up searches for novel metastable materials with unique properties in fields such as renewable energy and microelectronics.

Wearables, robotics highlight Information Science student showcase

Dozens of projects from student designers and makers from three Cornell Ann S. Bowers College Department Information Science courses occupied the Duffield Hall atrium on Thursday, Dec. 9 as part of a joint semester-end showcase. Featuring robotics and wearable devices of all kinds, the showcase included projects from three Department of Information Science courses.

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Students completing their studies eye the future

Around 1,450 Cornell students completed their studies this month. While the December Recognition Ceremony was canceled, some shared their university experiences.