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DeLisa's work highlighted in a Nature technology feature

A recent technology feature in the journal Nature highlighted the work of CBE Professor Matt DeLisa, the William L. Lewis Professor of Engineering and Director of the Cornell Institute of Biotechnology. The story, “ How cell-free processes could speed up vaccine development,” discusses the ongoing efforts of bioengineers, including DeLisa and his team, to discover cheaper and easier ways to make proteins and other complex biomolecules. Antibodies, for instance, have become the bread and butter for many pharmaceutical companies, and DeLisa says that the ability to synthesize these molecules... Read more

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