News: CBE

Professor You receives High-Impact Paper Award from Engineering

Professor Fengqi You recently received a High-Impact Paper Award from Engineering. The award certificate by the journal’s editors-in-chief, Prof. Raj Reddy of Carnegie Mellon University and Prof. Ji Zhou of Chinese Academy of Engineering recognizes Professor You’s 2021 paper titled “Machine learning and data-driven techniques for the control of smart power generation systems: An uncertainty handling perspective.” (vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 1239–1247) Read more

‘Magic’ solvent creates stronger thin films

A new all-dry polymerization technique uses reactive vapors to create thin films with enhanced properties that could lead to improved polymer coatings for microelectronics, advanced batteries and therapeutics. Read more

Twelve faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Twelve Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members – six of whom are also Cornell alumni – have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society. Read more

AIChE Journal's Cover Story on Unlocking Climate-Neutral Hydrogen Production

A research article on climate-neutral hydrogen production by CBE M.S. student Apoorv Lal and Professor Fengqi You has been selected for the cover of the January 2023 issue of AIChE Journal, the flagship journal of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The article titled "Targeting Climate-Neutral Hydrogen Production: Integrating Brown and Blue Pathways with Green Hydrogen Infrastructure via a Novel Superstructure and Simulation-Based Life Cycle Optimization" (AIChE J. 2023; 69(1):e17956) offers a promising solution to meet the increasing demand for hydrogen while reducing... Read more

Engineers to advance nanomedicine manufacturing using AI

A novel combination of artificial intelligence and production techniques could change the future of nanomedicine, according to Cornell researchers using a new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to revolutionize how polymer nanoparticles are manufactured. Read more