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Robert Lee, ChemE ’17 and Charles Wan, ChemE '17 win Goldwater Scholarships

Robert Lee, ChemE ’17 and Charles Wan, ChemE '17 win Goldwater Scholarships

April 5, 2016

This year Cornell is the only Ivy League institution with all four candidates winning the scholarship read more

Kevin Kimura and Eric McShane (of the Hanrath group) have been awarded prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Kevin Kimura and Eric McShane (of the Hanrath group) have been awarded prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 5, 2016

The NSF graduate fellowship is awarded to just ~2,000 outstanding students out of ~17,000 applicants across all STEM fields. read more

Clancy group UG researcher, Jovana Andrejevic, wins NSF Grad Fellowship

Clancy group UG researcher, Jovana Andrejevic, wins NSF Grad Fellowship

March 31, 2016

Jovana has been working in the Clancy group in CBE for the past two years, creating a new approach to modeling chemically reactive species for quantum dot nucleation and growth read more

2016 Merrill Presidential Scholars Named

2016 Merrill Presidential Scholars Named

March 31, 2016

Michael Statt, ChemE '16, is named a Merrill Presidential Scholar read more

Connecting The Quantum Dots: Cornell Researchers Step Towards Better Electronics

Connecting The Quantum Dots: Cornell Researchers Step Towards Better Electronics

March 23, 2016

Professor Tobias Hanrath featured in The Cornell Daily Sun read more

After the Lecture: NSF-funded materials scientist Lynden Archer on batteries, diversity and the state of materials science

After the Lecture: NSF-funded materials scientist Lynden Archer on batteries, diversity and the state of materials science

March 21, 2016

NSF sat down with Cornell University's Lynden Archer after his recent talk on "Nanoscale organic hybrid materials and their application in next-generation energy-storage technologies" as part of the... read more

DeLisa invited to Editorial Board of Cell Chemical Biology

DeLisa invited to Editorial Board of Cell Chemical Biology

March 9, 2016

Matt DeLisa, William L. Lewis Professor of Engineering, was recently invited to join the Editorial Board of Cell Chemical Biology, a journal from Cell Press, the publishers of Cell read more

Two women faculty receive inaugural Schwartz awards

Two women faculty receive inaugural Schwartz awards

March 8, 2016

Two researchers have received inaugural awards from the Schwartz Research Fund for Women in the Life Sciences, endowed by Joan Poyner Schwartz ’65 and Ronald H. Schwartz ’65. read more

Harrison announces death of President Elizabeth Garrett

Harrison announces death of President Elizabeth Garrett

March 7, 2016

It is with utmost sadness that I write to inform you that our president, colleague and friend, Elizabeth Garrett, passed away late last evening after a brave battle with colon cancer. There are few... read more

Yingying Lu Ph.D. '14 has been added to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia

Yingying Lu Ph.D. '14 has been added to Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia

February 29, 2016

A recent graduate of the Archer Research Group, Yingying is an Assistant Professor at Zhejiang University. read more

Chris Alabi is the recipient of a 2016 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Chris Alabi is the recipient of a 2016 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

February 15, 2016

The CAREER award is the most prestigious recognition given by the NSF to faculty members early in their academic careers. read more

Room-temperature lithium metal battery closer to reality

Room-temperature lithium metal battery closer to reality

February 3, 2016

A Cornell team, led by professor Lynden Archer and graduate student Snehashis Choudhury, proposed in a recent study that by designing nanostructured membranes with pore dimensions below a critical... read more

Cornell names Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in recognition of the leadership of philanthropist

Cornell names Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in recognition of the leadership of philanthropist

February 2, 2016

A combined $50 million commitment from Robert F. Smith '85, founder, chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, and the foundation of which he is a founding director will support chemical and... read more

Archer named among nine Cornell faculty named 'most influential' researchers

Archer named among nine Cornell faculty named 'most influential' researchers

January 29, 2016

Nine Cornell professors have been named to a list of the 25 most influential scientific minds for 2015 compiled by Thompson Reuters and based on how often faculty members' research is cited. read more

Funding Cornell’s Future Engineers, With a Focus on Minorities

January 29, 2016

With a $50 million gift to Cornell University’s College of Engineering, Robert Frederick Smith aims to increase the opportunities for underrepresented minorities and women who want to make a career... read more

$50M gift to engineering supports minorities

$50M gift to engineering supports minorities

January 29, 2016

A $50 million commitment from Robert F. Smith ’85, founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, and his foundation will support chemical and biomolecular engineering and underrepresented students at... read more

New Nanomaterials Lab at Cornell University Provides Space for Collaborative Research

New Nanomaterials Lab at Cornell University Provides Space for Collaborative Research

January 29, 2016

Professor Lynden Archer featured in Cornell Daily Sun read more

Thomas Ober '08: The (Fluid) Dynamics of Motorsports

Thomas Ober '08: The (Fluid) Dynamics of Motorsports

January 28, 2016

A motorsports fan in high school and a member of the FSAE team at Cornell University, Ober has always been interested in racing. read more

Julius Lucks joins Nucleic Acids Research Editorial Board

Julius Lucks joins Nucleic Acids Research Editorial Board

January 9, 2016

CBE Assistant Professor, Julius joins Nucleic Acids Research Editorial Board read more

Archer Group paper published in Nature Communications

Archer Group paper published in Nature Communications

January 5, 2016

Authors: Snehashis Choudhury, Rahul Mangal, Akanksha Agrawal, Lynden Archer read more

Cornell's ChemE Car Wins First Place at National Competition

Cornell's ChemE Car Wins First Place at National Competition

January 1, 2016

Competing in Salt Lake City, UT at the Annual Student Conference, over 30 student teams from around the world will be racing their chemically powered vehicles read more