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Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering has roots at Cornell that go back to the founding of the University in 1865. Since then the Sibley School has grown to become one of the largest academic units in the University. Currently housed in Thurston, Kimball, Upson, Grumman and Rhodes Halls, the Sibley School is home of the mechanical engineering (ME) B.S. degree program as well as graduate programs in the fields of mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering (AE) and theoretical and applied mechanics (TAM).

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Recent News

MAE Newsletter - Winter 2017

Breaking rules to engineer a robot's behavior- Professor Hadas Kress-Gazit. Alumni Profile- Lowell...

New Mechatronics final project has students, robots going cube crazy

Professor Hadas Kress-Gazit thought it was time that her junior-level Mechatronics class switched...

Max Zhang: Local engagement yields ‘real social impact’

Professor Max Zhang makes a concerted effort to improve the world through collaboration.

Cornell team devises rapid test for vitamin A, iron deficits

“We must address the micronutrient problem at the individual level – which is a much easier task....

On the highway to health: trimming toxins with trees

Doctoral candidates Khaled Hashad and Bo Yang, and undergraduate researcher Dan Shaw ’18 – all...

Latest Spotlights

Graduate students, Khaled Hashad and Bo Yang, from Prof. Zhang's research group

participate in project in Louisville KY. Do Trees Make you Healthier?

Science’s newest skin job: a robot that can change its texture on the fly

Work done by Prof. Shepherd's Organic Robotics Lab featured in Science online.

Cornell researchers win $20K Grand Prize

in NASA Tech Briefs Create the Future Design Contest 2017 for their entry "HI-LIGHT - Solar Thermal Chemical Reactor Technology for Converting CO2 to Hydrocarbons"