Using a computational approach, material scientists at Cornell have found more than 20 new self-assembled crystal structures, which could serve as nanoparticle or colloid design targets for other researchers.
Nigel Lockyer, an accomplished physicist and laboratory leader, has been selected as the new director at the Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education (CLASSE). Lockyer comes to Cornell with a wealth of experience in physics and accelerator sciences, having most recently served as the director of the Fermi National Accelerator Lab (Fermilab).
Robert Langer ’70, whose pioneering work in biotechnology, drug delivery and tissue engineering has made him one of the most prolific inventors in medicine, received the Cornell Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award during a celebration hosted April 19.
A new research project co-led by Cornell Engineering aims to unravel the physical limits of cell size in budding yeast, with the ultimate goal of learning more about how cells, the fundamental units of life, modulate size control during evolution.
Time Magazine has named Britney Schmidt, associate professor of astronomy in the College of Arts and Sciences and Earth and atmospheric sciences in Cornell Engineering, to the 2023 list of the world’s 100 most influential people.