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Community board approves Cornell Tech campus plan

Community board approves Cornell Tech campus plan

December 20, 2012

Manhattan Community Board 8 approved Cornell Tech's Roosevelt Island campus plan Dec. 19 as part of New York City's public land use review process. read more

Potdar wins Cornell Concerto Competition

Potdar wins Cornell Concerto Competition

December 14, 2012

Vikram Potdar '14 is the winner of the ninth annual Cornell Concerto Competition, held Dec. 9 in Barnes Hall. read more

ZIA NAMED JAMES C. & REBECCA Q. MORGAN SESQUICENTENNIAL FACULTY FELLOW

ZIA NAMED JAMES C. & REBECCA Q. MORGAN SESQUICENTENNIAL FACULTY FELLOW

December 6, 2012

Professor Roseanna N. Zia has been named a James C. & Rebecca Q. Morgan Faculty Fellow, in honor of the Morgans’ generous gift aimed toward recruiting emerging “stars” to the Cornell Faculty, as part... read more

CHEME CAR TEAM WINS...AGAIN!

CHEME CAR TEAM WINS...AGAIN!

November 28, 2012

ChemE Car Teams wins at National Competition in Pittsburgh. read more

ERIC BURKHOLDER WINS SCHEELE OUTSTANDING JUNIOR AWARD

ERIC BURKHOLDER WINS SCHEELE OUTSTANDING JUNIOR AWARD

November 27, 2012

Burkholder was nominated by his advisers, Professor Zia and Professor Clancy. read more

Lucks and Colleagues Win Gates Foundation Grant

Lucks and Colleagues Win Gates Foundation Grant

November 9, 2012

The Cornell team was one of 94 selected by the Gates Foundation from a total of 3,200 applications. read more

‘Hello Watson’: Students Design Tech Support Program from Jeopardy! Super Computer Watson

‘Hello Watson’: Students Design Tech Support Program from Jeopardy! Super Computer Watson

October 25, 2012

Xiaoxi Du ’14, Dennis Chua ’14, and Joy Chua ’13 won Cornell's IBM Two Worlds Case Competition. read more

Susan Daniel accepts the 2012 Denice Denton Emerging Leader Award

Susan Daniel accepts the 2012 Denice Denton Emerging Leader Award

October 23, 2012

Link to Professor Daniel's acceptance speech. read more

CBE Graduate Student YingYing Lu Publishes on Lithium Dendrites in Advanced Materials

CBE Graduate Student YingYing Lu Publishes on Lithium Dendrites in Advanced Materials

October 17, 2012

Lu, a second-year Ph.D. candidate in the Archer group, recently published a paper titled “Ionic liquid-nanoparticle hybrid electrolytes and their application in secondary lithium-metal batteries... read more

Prof Escobedo earns 2012 CoMSEF Impact Award

Prof Escobedo earns 2012 CoMSEF Impact Award

October 5, 2012

This award recognizes outstanding research in computational molecular science and engineering read more

Cornellians Emerge as National Champions in Mathematical Contest in Modeling

Cornellians Emerge as National Champions in Mathematical Contest in Modeling

September 16, 2012

A team of three freshmen – Dennis Chua (ChemE ’14), Alvin Wijaya (ECE ’15), and Jessie Lin (ECE ’15) – represented Cornell in the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling (IMCM) 2012. read more

Professor Lucks Featured in Cornell Daily Sun's 'The Scientist'

Professor Lucks Featured in Cornell Daily Sun's 'The Scientist'

September 12, 2012

Professor Julius Lucks was featured in the Sun in their weekly column 'The Scientist' which highlights a different Cornell scientist every week. read more

PhD Candidate Brian Koo, Prof Dichtel and Prof Clancy land the cover of the Journal of Materials Chemistry

PhD Candidate Brian Koo, Prof Dichtel and Prof Clancy land the cover of the Journal of Materials Chemistry

August 20, 2012

Cornell lands the cover of Journals of Materials Chemistry. read more

Entrepreneur turns bacterial daydream into successful start-up

Entrepreneur turns bacterial daydream into successful start-up

August 20, 2012

Prof. Matt DeLisa is featured in latest issue of Chemical and Engineering News read more

Tobias Hanrath's review article in JVST-A noted "Most Downloaded" recent papers

Tobias Hanrath's review article in JVST-A noted "Most Downloaded" recent papers

August 20, 2012

Colloidal nanocrystal quantum dot assemblies as artificial solids read more

Rachel Kenion has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Rachel Kenion has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

August 20, 2012

Rachel is a recent addition to the group of Paulette Clancy. read more

Susan Daniel wins the 2012 Denice Denton Emerging Leader award from the Anita Borg Institute

Susan Daniel wins the 2012 Denice Denton Emerging Leader award from the Anita Borg Institute

August 8, 2012

Assistant Professor Susan Daniel wins the 2012 Denice Denton Emerging Leader award from the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology. read more

Bacterial machinery tracks the shape and quality of proteins

Bacterial machinery tracks the shape and quality of proteins

August 7, 2012

Prof. Matt DeLisa and his research group make a discovery about bacterial machinery. read more

Progress is a Process

Progress is a Process

July 19, 2012

Copyright 2012 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). read more

Real-Life "Spider-Man" Suits On the Way?

Real-Life "Spider-Man" Suits On the Way?

July 16, 2012

A team of researchers led by Professor Paul Steen says they are close to making that climb up a sheer wall a reality. read more

Lucks wins 2012 DARPA Young Faculty Award

Lucks wins 2012 DARPA Young Faculty Award

July 13, 2012

CBE Assistant Professor Julius Lucks wins DARPA award. read more

CBE Undergrad, Dennis Chua will join the Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Scholars program

CBE Undergrad, Dennis Chua will join the Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Scholars program

July 12, 2012

Dennis Chua, was recently selected to join the prestigious Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Research Scholars (RCPRS) program. read more

Lucks named James C. and Rebecca Q. Morgan Sesquicentennial Fellow

Lucks named James C. and Rebecca Q. Morgan Sesquicentennial Fellow

June 26, 2012

Professor Julius Lucks has been named a James C. and Rebecca Q. Morgan Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow. read more

Norman Su '11 wins NDSEG Fellowship

Norman Su '11 wins NDSEG Fellowship

June 15, 2012

BS alumnus, Norman Su '11 has won a prestigious NDSEG Graduate Fellowship. read more

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (ACSF) provides funding of AVF proposal

Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future (ACSF) provides funding of AVF proposal

June 5, 2012

Faculty working on the project include Susan Daniel (CBE), Roseanna Zia (CBE), Itai Cohen (Physics), and Beth Ahner (BEE). read more

CBE Alum, Noreen Rizvi wins first place in the 2012 ISPE Boston Graduate Student Poster Competition

CBE Alum, Noreen Rizvi wins first place in the 2012 ISPE Boston Graduate Student Poster Competition

May 30, 2012

"Transcriptional Regulation of Alkaloid Biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus Cultures", won first place in the Poster Competition. read more

Engineered vessels go LIVE:

Engineered vessels go LIVE:

May 30, 2012

The Stroock group has developed living blood vessels that grow, interact, and respond to stress like natural blood vessels. read more

CBE faculty help claim two of the ten AVF awards

CBE faculty help claim two of the ten AVF awards

May 18, 2012

Al Center, Susan Daniel, and Roseanna Zia receive awards from The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. read more

GM Foundation Graduate Student of the Year

GM Foundation Graduate Student of the Year

May 14, 2012

CBE graduate student, Deidre Costello was awarded the General Motors graduate student of the year award. read more

CEAA awards announced

CEAA awards announced

May 10, 2012

The Cornell Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) recognized outstanding students, faculty, and staff at its annual awards banquet April 19. read more

Hanrath publishes review article on artificial solids

Hanrath publishes review article on artificial solids

May 7, 2012

CBE Assistant Professor Tobias Hanrath's review article, "Colloidal nanocrystal quantum dot assemblies as artificial solids" is set to appear in JVSTA. read more

Ehrhard is new Upson Visiting Professor

Ehrhard is new Upson Visiting Professor

May 2, 2012

Peter Ehrhard has been appointed the Mary S. Upson Visiting Professor. He arrived April 23 and will remain through September. His office is at 342 Olin Hall. read more

Sampson Lau is awarded the NDSEG fellowship from the Department of Defense

Sampson Lau is awarded the NDSEG fellowship from the Department of Defense

April 24, 2012

CBE graduate student and member of the Archer Research Group, wins an NDSEG fellowship. read more

NSF Graduate Fellowship Winners: Sarai Meyer and Kyle Watters of the Lucks Research Group

NSF Graduate Fellowship Winners: Sarai Meyer and Kyle Watters of the Lucks Research Group

April 18, 2012

Sarai Meyer and Kyle Watters of the Lucks Research Group win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. read more

Emily Warren (ChemE '05) wins a Gold Graduate Student Award at the Material Research Society Conference

Emily Warren (ChemE '05) wins a Gold Graduate Student Award at the Material Research Society Conference

April 17, 2012

Warren received the award at last week's Material Research Society Conference in San Francisco, CA. read more

Graduate Students weigh in on carbon tax to fund renewable energy in New York State

Graduate Students weigh in on carbon tax to fund renewable energy in New York State

April 9, 2012

Two PhD candidates, Erik Huber and Sean Hillson published an editorial entitled, "Let carbon tax fuel renewables" in the Albany Times Union newspaper on April 3rd. read more

Eva Huang ('12) has been selected as a Merrill Scholar

Eva Huang ('12) has been selected as a Merrill Scholar

April 2, 2012

The Program honors the most outstanding seniors, while recognizing the teachers who played a significant role in their success. read more

2012 Undergrad Research Award winners: Kevin Vasquez and Sijun Yang

2012 Undergrad Research Award winners: Kevin Vasquez and Sijun Yang

March 30, 2012

CBE students Kevin Vasquez and Sijun Yang win 2012 Undergrad Research Awards. read more

CBE Assistant Professor Julius Lucks named to editorial advisory board of ACS Synthetic Biology

CBE Assistant Professor Julius Lucks named to editorial advisory board of ACS Synthetic Biology

March 30, 2012

Professor Lucks joins recognized and distinguished leaders in synthetic biology and biomolecular engineering in this role. read more

Mike Shuler and colleagues featured in Chemistry World

Mike Shuler and colleagues featured in Chemistry World

March 21, 2012

Lead author (CBE alumnus) Gretchen Mahler of Binghamton University in New York. 'The question we were thinking about was not if exposure to [nanoparticles] would kill a person or severely damage... read more

CBE graduate student Alexandra M. Cooper has been awarded an IBM PhD Fellowship

CBE graduate student Alexandra M. Cooper has been awarded an IBM PhD Fellowship

March 21, 2012

She was awarded this extremely competitive fellowship for her work on the simulation of low-k dielectric materials for use in "back-end" processes to create next-generation semiconductor devices. read more

CBEGWG Women's Outreach in Materials, Energy and Nanobiotechnology

CBEGWG Women's Outreach in Materials, Energy and Nanobiotechnology

March 13, 2012

On Saturday, March 31st, the Graduate Women’s Group will host a Women’s Outreach in Materials, Energy, and Nanobiotechnology. read more

DeLisa group paper will appear on the cover of Journal of Molecular Biology

DeLisa group paper will appear on the cover of Journal of Molecular Biology

March 7, 2012

"Engineering antibody fitness and function using membrane-anchored display of correctly folded proteins" read more

Ten on faculty receive NSF CAREER award

Ten on faculty receive NSF CAREER award

March 6, 2012

The National Science Foundation-funded awards support early-career development activities of teacher-scholars. read more

Assistant Professor, Susan Daniel receives the NSF Career Award

Assistant Professor, Susan Daniel receives the NSF Career Award

March 2, 2012

Assistant Professor, Susan Daniel receives the NSF CAREER award by the Biotechnology, Biochemical and Biomass Engineering program. read more

Ithaca Journal: City, Cornell celebrate new McGovern Center and prospect of economic boost

Ithaca Journal: City, Cornell celebrate new McGovern Center and prospect of economic boost

February 10, 2012

Associate Professor Matt DeLisa's start-up company, Glycobia, is featured in the Ithaca Journal. read more

Al Bids to Vie with Li in Battery Wars

Al Bids to Vie with Li in Battery Wars

January 13, 2012

Science: At the Materials Research Society's Fall Meeting, Cornell researchers described materials that could pave the way for making rechargeable batteries from aluminum, which could lead to cheaper... read more