Cornell to help boost US supply of critical energy minerals

A Cornell engineering professor will play a major role in a new federally funded project to increase the domestic supply of minerals needed to improve and sustain green energy.

AI improves detail, estimate of urban air pollution

Using artificial intelligence, Cornell engineers have simplified models that accurately gauge the fine particulate matter in urban air pollution – exhaust from cars and trucks that get into human lungs. 

Engineers to advance nanomedicine manufacturing using AI

A novel combination of artificial intelligence and production techniques could change the future of nanomedicine, according to Cornell researchers using a new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to revolutionize how polymer nanoparticles are manufactured.

Researchers explore nuclear power cooling with NASA grant

The Additive Vehicle-Embedded Cooling Technologies project at Cornell is being funded by NASA to advance the future of space exploration, including nuclear power-enabled missions.

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Electrochemistry converts carbon to useful molecules

A chemistry collaboration led to a creative way to put carbon dioxide to good – and even healthy – use: by incorporating it into a series of organic molecules that are vital to pharmaceutical development.

Cornell to lead new semiconductor research center

Cornell is leading a new $34 million research center that will accelerate the creation of energy-efficient semiconductor materials and technologies, and develop revolutionary new approaches for microelectronics systems.

Perseverance rover records sound of dust devils on Mars

Thanks to the first working microphone to traverse the surface of Mars, the sound of a tiny, extraterrestrial dust tornado has reached Earth.

Seed grants foster collaboration across Cornell campuses

The funding will support preliminary disease-related research, in the latest in a series of efforts to create new opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Causing reactions: Klarman Fellow develops new catalysts

Richard Kong  is working to develop catalysts to guide chemical reactions toward desired outcomes, including some that could have a positive effect on the environment.

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