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Making space: creating a female culture in STEM

Karina Popovich ’23 is working with female students across Cornell and at universities around the country to empower more young women to imagine themselves as engineers and pursue STEM degrees and careers.

Around Cornell

Study highlights promise of 3D printing for electrochemical reactors

A Cornell Engineering-led study highlights the benefits of using 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, to significantly improve cost, yield and efficiency of electrochemical reactors.

Nanoscale defects could boost energy storage materials

A Cornell-led collaboration used X-ray nanoimaging to gain an unprecedented view into solid-state electrolytes, revealing previously undetected crystal defects and dislocations that may now be leveraged to create superior energy storage materials.

Black hole spin finding could shed light on relativity, stars

A novel way of studying binary black holes by identifying each of their individual component black holes by spins – rather than masses – leads to improved spin measurements.

Research paves way for wireless charging of electric vehicles

Cornell researchers are pioneering an innovative approach for the wireless charging of electric vehicles and other machines while they remain in motion.

Gift establishes Fujikawa ’77 Endowment for Astronautical Engineering

The endowment will be used for future investments in graduate fellowships, professorships and laboratory enhancements, with the ultimate goal of creating an institute for space technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Cosmos unveils space-tech business, science opportunities

Research and business leaders gathered April 23 for Cornell’s first Space Tech Industry Day symposium to learn about cosmic opportunities.

Bob Buhrman, former vice provost for research, dies at 75

Applied physicist Bob Buhrman, M.S. ’69, Ph.D. ’73, Cornell’s second senior vice provost for research, died April 13 in Rochester. He was 75.

Twelve assistant professors win NSF early-career awards

Twelve Cornell assistant professors from a range of disciplines have recently received five-year National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.