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Cornell professors contribute to winning offshore wind energy alliance

Three Cornell professors contributed to the successful proposal to lead a new $18.5 million endeavor to enhance the United States’ wind-energy economy and nix greenhouse gas emissions.

Upson Hall makeover achieves LEED platinum

The completely reconstructed Upson Hall – for 60 years an anchor on the Engineering Quad and home to the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering – has been certified LEED Platinum.

Bioengineers create pathway to personalized medicine

A group led by chemical and biomolecular engineering professor Matthew DeLisa has devised a cell-free method for producing glycosylated proteins, which could have impacts in personalized medicine. 

eLab startup Specdrums acquired by robotics company

Specdrums, a music technology company and alumnus of Rev: Ithaca Startup Work and Cornell eLab, has been acquired by Sphero, a national robotics firm.

Steve Squyres to speak on proposed NASA mission

Planetary scientist Steve Squyres will explain the science behind the proposed Comet Astrobiology Exploration Sample Return mission July 26.

Robot prototype will let you feel how it’s ‘feeling’

A group led by Guy Hoffman, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is developing technology that will allow robots to display emotion through changes in their skin.

Atkinson's Academic Venture Fund awards $1.5M to 12 projects

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future’s Academic Venture Fund has awarded $1.5 million to a range of projects that will provide sustainable solutions around the world, from the Finger Lakes to the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia.

Symposium honors bioengineering pioneer Mike Shuler

Scientists from around the world gathered June 22 to honor the career of Professor Michael Shuler, whose work in modeling biological systems continues to revolutionize the field of bioengineering and change the way pharmaceutical drugs are developed.

Engineers test device for monitoring NY state park water quality

Ruth Richardson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, this summer is testing a water-monitoring system that could cut the time state swim areas are closed from 30 hours to 90 minutes.