Cornell engineers and plant scientists have teamed up to develop a low-cost system that allows grape growers to predict their yields much earlier in the season and more accurately than costly traditional methods.
Cornell engineers used laser pulses to control changeable properties in a quantum material, pioneering a method that may have wide applications across a class of materials with immense technological interest.
More than a hundred people gathered virtually at the end of April for the 2021 annual conference on the CCAT-prime project, which is building the Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope (FYST) in Chile. “First light” is scheduled for 2023.
The College of Engineering will grow the number of students it invites to its CATALYST Academy – a program aimed at inspiring minority students to study engineering – thanks to a $2 million gift from Peter Wright ’75, MBA ’76.
The College of Arts & Sciences recognizes excellence in teaching and advising this year, honoring Samantha Sheppard, recipient of the 2021 Robert and Helen Appel Fellowship for Humanists and Social Scientists; and Jun “Kelly” Liu and Phillip Milner, recipients of the 2021 Robert A. and Donna B. Paul Academic Advising Award, among others.