A $5 million gift from David A. Duffield ’62, MBA ’64, has established the Duffield Family Cornell Promise Scholarship, providing financial assistance to undergraduate engineering students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of Arts and Sciences and professor of astronomy, delivered a keynote address to approximately 1,000 K-12 teachers at the National Math and Science Initiative virtual conference.
Engineering Professor Stephen Wicker chats with Dipayan Ghosh, Ph.D. ’13, who was an advisor at the White House and then a researcher at Facebook before writing a new book about digital privacy issues.
A Cornell-led collaboration has used state-of-the-art computational tools to model the chaotic behavior of Planckian, or “strange,” metals. This behavior has long intrigued physicists, but they have not been able to simulate it down to the lowest possible temperature until now.
A collaboration between researchers from Cornell, Northwestern University and University of Virgina combined complementary imaging techniques to explore the atomic structure of human enamel, exposing tiny chemical flaws in the fundamental building blocks of our teeth.