Excellence ascending: Engineering's women leadership at historic high

For the first time in Cornell Engineering’s history, every school and department currently has, or will soon have, a woman faculty member on the college’s executive leadership team. The milestone comes as the college celebrates the 140th anniversary of its first woman engineer.

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Grad student grants support sustainability, biodiversity

Awarded graduate students will study sustainability, biodiversity, accelerating energy transitions, advancing human health, increasing food security or addressing climate change.

Student-made wave converters aim to seize the sea’s energy

Two Cornell Engineering undergraduates are working to make arrays of wave energy converters – devices catch the waves and turn them into electricity – and move the technology closer to actuality.

Ice shell thickness reveals water temp on ocean worlds

Decades before any probe dips a toe – and thermometer – into the waters of distant ocean worlds, Cornell astrobiologists have devised a way to determine ocean temperatures based on the thickness of their ice shells, effectively conducting oceanography from space.

Gender can shape how TAs are evaluated, study finds

Male teaching assistants are more likely to receive higher ratings than their female counterparts, and both genders are perceived as more valuable when exhibiting traits historically associated with their respective roles in society, a Cornell study finds.

Six early-career professors win NSF development awards

Researchers studying large-scale artificial intelligence, microbial biomanufacturing and causal inference methods are among the Cornell researchers who recently received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

New grants support student involvement in community projects

Faculty, staff and community partners are working together to address community needs — and they’re getting students involved with support from Engaged Opportunity Grants from the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement.

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Joachims, Myers receive prestigious named professorships

Thorsten Joachims and Andrew Myers, two faculty members in the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science and leading researchers in the field of computer science have each received named professorships.

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Freshmen win top prize at digital ag hackathon

More than 120 students took part in the Digital Agriculture Hackathon, sponsored by the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

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