A&S dean Jayawardhana named provost at Johns Hopkins

Ray Jayawardhana, the Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named provost of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Astronomy professor Rachel Bean has been named interim A&S dean, effective July 13.

Cornell to lead concrete decarbonization project

Greeshma Gadikota, associate professor of engineering, has gathered a team to help capture carbon dioxide in the concrete-making process as they aim to create low-carbon construction materials from it.

Unused renewable energy an option for powering NFT trade

Unused solar, wind and hydroelectric power in the U.S. could support the exponential growth of transactions involving non-fungible tokens, Cornell Engineering researchers have found.

New center merges math, AI to push frontiers of science

With artificial intelligence poised to assist in profound scientific discoveries that will change the world, Cornell is leading a new $11.3 million center focused on human-AI collaboration that uses mathematics as a common language.

Machine learning enhances X-ray imaging of nanotextures

Cornell researchers have revealed the intricate nanotextures in thin-film materials, offering scientists a new, streamlined approach to analyzing potential candidates for quantum computing and microelectronics, among other applications.

Breakthrough identifies new state of topological quantum matter

Cornell scientists have revealed a new phase of matter in candidate topological superconductors that could have significant consequences for condensed matter physics and for the field of quantum computing and spintronics.

Young alums find career support through A&S office

The Arts & Sciences Career Development office has seen an increasing number of young alumni contacting career counselors for help.

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International team develops new vaccine distribution model

A new vaccine distribution model expands the concept of vaccine coverage to include vaccinated person-days, which prioritize both the number of people vaccinated and the speed of getting shots into arms. 

After 15 years, gravitational waves detected as cosmic ‘hum’

A collaboration including Cornell astrophysicists has found the first evidence of low-frequency gravitational waves believed to be generated by merging pairs of supermassive black holes.