Jayawardhana reappointed A&S dean, named Bethe professor

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been appointed to a second five-year term, beginning July 1, 2023, and named the Hans A. Bethe Professor, an appointment that begins July 1, 2022.

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First class of Milstein students heads toward graduation

Twenty seniors in the Milstein Program in Technology & Humanity will graduate this year with degrees in everything from biology to linguistics to computer science to physics.

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Cornell, US Navy raise bar for autonomous underwater imaging

The team created and tested a new imaging approach which integrates information about where objects might be located with sonar processing algorithms that decide the optimal views.

Mong fellowship advances neuroimaging collaboration

The discovery made by two doctoral students could have future implications for human health, setting a path for research into understanding brain function.

Artificial cilia could someday power diagnostic devices

Cornell researchers designed a micro-sized artificial cilial system that could eventually enable low-cost, portable diagnostic devices for testing blood samples, manipulating cells or assisting in microfabrication processes.

Spongy material captures carbon dioxide in cavities

Researchers developed porous, sponge-like materials that can trap carbon dioxide – a potentially low-cost approach for limiting the environmental damage of coal-fired power plants.

‘Boomerang’ effect in droplets could help clean sensitive surfaces

Through their work on the dynamics of liquid mixtures, scientists have developed a new approach to the problem of cleaning sensitive, electronic surfaces.

June launch for NASA-Cornell tool to view dust from space

Scientists soon will see Earth’s atmospheric dust in high-resolution, thanks to new spectrometer expected to launch June 7 aboard a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station.

Harrison College Scholars tackle interdisciplinary research projects

This year’s graduating class of Robert S. Harrison College Scholars presented their final theses during a daylong event May 7 in Goldwin Smith Hall.

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