New assessment maps emissions in New York neighborhoods near industrial areas

New research seeks to quantify traffic emissions associated with e-commerce facilities in New York City, and wood stove and fuel oil emissions in Tompkins County.

Around Cornell

Curbing hunger: Students build inventive outdoor food pantry

Social justice and engineering blend beautifully. Last semester, Cornell students built a trailblazing food-sharing pantry to take an edge off chronic hunger among local residents.

2-mile borehole to reveal viability of campus’s geothermal future

Cornell is one step closer to determining the feasibility of using deep geothermal energy to heat the Ithaca campus now that drilling has commenced for the Cornell University Borehole Observatory.

Technology helps self-driving cars learn from own memories

Researchers at Cornell Bowers CIS and the College of Engineering have produced three concurrent research papers on autonomous vehicles’ ability to create “memories” of previous experiences and use them in future navigation.

United Airlines, Dimensional Energy reach green fuel pact

United Airlines will fly greener through its friendly skies, as the airline agreed to buy at least 300 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel from Cornell startup Dimensional Energy.

Five companies ‘graduate’ from Cornell incubators

As the pandemic pomp and COVID circumstances dissipate, Cornell’s McGovern Center and Praxis Center incubators graduated five startups, putting them on the road to success.

AI reveals scale of eelgrass vulnerability to warming, disease

A combination of ecological field methods and AI has helped an interdisciplinary research group detect eelgrass wasting disease from San Diego to southern Alaska, and determine that it’s caused by warmer-than-normal water temperatures.

Harnessing machine learning to analyze quantum material

A collaboration led by Eun-Ah Kim, professor in the College of Art and Sciences, employed machine learning to analyze a massive dataset from a quantum metal to settle a debate about this material.

NYC mayors, Cornell presidents celebrate 10 years of Cornell Tech

New York City mayors past and present attended a celebration of the 10th anniversary of Cornell Tech, the technology and engineering-focused campus that Cornell launched in 2012 with its academic partner, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.