Cornell joins Schmidt AI in Science postdoc research initiative

Cornell has been selected to join the Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures, to accelerate the next scientific revolution by applying artificial intelligence to research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Microscopy reveals how psychedelics light up brain’s neuropathways

Associate professor Alex Kwan is using optical microscopy and other tools to map the brain’s neural response to psychedelic drugs, an approach that could lead to the development of fast-acting antidepressants.

Keeping electricity affordable on wireless charging highways

Efficient pricing will be crucial to minimize energy costs for private operators who provide on-the-highway wireless charging for electric cars – and for consumers who will use this service.

Samaranayake named to Popular Science’s Brilliant 10

Popular Science’s 2022 list of “the top up-and-coming minds in science” includes Samitha Samaranayake, assistant professor in of civil and environmental engineering, citing his work to design algorithms to help varied modes of mass transit work more seamlessly together.

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At 88, Greenberg still on cutting edge with new course

At 88 years old, professor Don Greenberg ’55 is still on the cutting edge: He’s launched a new undergraduate and graduate course for students in both architecture and computer science, “Design in the Age of Digital Twins.”

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Library events highlight open access research

Library celebrates Open Access Week with talks, panels

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Weiss teaching award honors eight exceptional faculty

President Martha E. Pollack announced the faculty members honored with the Stephen H. Weiss Awards, which recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.

Grant supports language learning research

“Understanding the impact of Languages Across the Curriculum on all participants will allow us to build on its success and offer multilingual students more opportunities to engage with their disciplinary content in languages other than English."

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No rockets needed: A massive launch for tiny spacecraft

After successfully launching small spacecraft out of a novel suborbital accelerator, Cornell Engineering faculty and students may have exciting new opportunities to expand research and exploration of ChipSats.