Professor Jeff Tester has been elected to the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) Board of Directors by a vote of the membership, including peers and colleagues in the geothermal community. Tester will spend the next two years involved in a busy program of events and activities that aim to increase awareness of geothermal energy across society, in the USA and abroad. The next GRC Board Meeting will be held on Sunday February 10th, 2019, at Stanford University, ahead of the 44th Annual Geothermal Workshop.
The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) has awarded Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Women’s Group a PCCW Microgrant
The President’s Council of Cornell Women (PCCW) has awarded Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Women’s Group a PCCW Microgrant in the amount of $500. PCCW members are delighted to provide this in support of the W.O.M.E.N. Outreach Event. About the Event WOMEN Outreach is a one day event for female high school sophomores to explore the world of science and engineering. Eligible 10th grade female students are invited to participate in a variety of hands-on science activities lead by current Cornell graduates and undergraduates. The event, which spans morning and afternoon, also...
Jay Bender, ChemE '20 of the Tester group, won second place in the student poster session at the AIChE Annual Meeting this year. Jay's work is directly related to advance drilling research using chemically enhanced hydrothermal jet for geothermal drilling in hard rock formations. Jay Bender (pictured right)
Josh Walker of the Alabi Group has been awarded a Provost Diversity Fellowship for the Spring 2019 semester
Provost Diversity Fellowship recipients are also among those fellowship recipients recognized as Graduate School Dean’s Scholars . The core purpose of the prestigious distinction of Dean’s Scholar is to develop a community of diverse scholars through which connections are established and maintained across all graduate fields. To help facilitate the establishment of community, Dean’s Scholars are invited to participate in a variety of professional and community development events sponsored or co-sponsored by the Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement (OISE).
Industry-sponsored university research is beneficial to both parties – to industry for the access to cutting-edge facilities, science and scientists it provides, and to universities for the financial resources and collaborations such partnerships can bring. One of the nation’s top research institutions, Cornell is attempting to expand its portfolio of industry partnerships by making it more appealing for potential partners to strike an agreement. To that end, Cornell has rolled out GateWay to Partnership , run through the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). This new initiative for industry...