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MAE Prof. Strogatz in Science section of The New York Times

MAE Prof. Strogatz in Science section of The New York Times

September 30, 2013

Ideas for Improving Science Education. If you could make one change to improve science education... read more

Dinner Is Printed

Dinner Is Printed

September 23, 2013

MAE students 3D-print an entire meal for The New York Times Sunday Review. read more

CUSat, set to launch Sept. 29, making GPS precise

CUSat, set to launch Sept. 29, making GPS precise

September 4, 2013

After eight years of planning, submitting, winning, building and waiting, Cornell University’s CUSat – a nanosatellite designed by engineering students to help calibrate GPS systems with pinpoint... read more

Congratulations to Matt Ulinski

Congratulations to Matt Ulinski

August 26, 2013

for being a recipient of the 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

Congratulations to Prof. Perrine Pepiot

Congratulations to Prof. Perrine Pepiot

August 26, 2013

for being a recipient of the 2013 Advising Award. read more

Congratulations to Hadas Ritz, MAE Lecturer

Congratulations to Hadas Ritz, MAE Lecturer

August 26, 2013

for being a recipient of the 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

Congratulations to Prof. Hadas Kress-Gazit

Congratulations to Prof. Hadas Kress-Gazit

August 26, 2013

for being a recipient of the 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

Congratulations to Prof. Brian Kirby

Congratulations to Prof. Brian Kirby

August 25, 2013

for being a recipient of the 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award. read more

For heavenly radiance, Burns wins Brouwer Award

For heavenly radiance, Burns wins Brouwer Award

August 16, 2013

Citing research transforming our scientific view of the heavens, the American Astronomical Society will give astronomy professor Joe Burns the 2014 Dirk Brouwer Award. read more

CUAUV wins RoboSub competition

CUAUV wins RoboSub competition

August 2, 2013

Cornell's Autonomous Underwater Vehicle project team won first place for the second consecutive year at the RoboSub student competition in July. read more

Cornell named a mentoring center by Sloan Foundation

Cornell named a mentoring center by Sloan Foundation

August 1, 2013

Cornell has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant to become one of three new University Centers of Exemplary Mentoring, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has announced. read more

Model Recreates Wear and Tear of Osteoarthritis

Model Recreates Wear and Tear of Osteoarthritis

July 25, 2013

There’s a reason osteoarthritis is often called wear-and-tear arthritis: Repeated stress on joints over time results in degeneration of the soft cartilage that normally distributes loads to the... read more

Computer can infer rules of the forest

Computer can infer rules of the forest

July 23, 2013

Researchers have new insight into automated stochastic inference that could help unravel hidden laws in fields as diverse as molecular biology and chemistry. read more

Innovation: GNSS Spoofing Detection: Correlating Carrier Phase with Rapid Antenna Motion

Innovation: GNSS Spoofing Detection: Correlating Carrier Phase with Rapid Antenna Motion

July 10, 2013

GPS World: GPS and other GNSS are susceptible to spoofing, or in this case sophisticated false signals, which poses a serious threat to military and highly classified operations. Is there anything... read more

CU AUV test drone submarine

CU AUV test drone submarine

July 9, 2013

on Cayuga Lake Sunday, July 7th. Write up and video in the Ithaca Journal. read more

Soaring CUAir wins unmanned air systems competition

Soaring CUAir wins unmanned air systems competition

July 1, 2013

CUAir, a group of high-flying Cornell engineering students, soared into first place at the Student Unmanned Air Systems Competition held at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland, June... read more

Congratulations MAE Professor Chung-Yuen Hui

Congratulations MAE Professor Chung-Yuen Hui

June 14, 2013

whom has been elected Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering effective July 1, 2013. read more

Congratulations MAE Professor Paul Dawson

Congratulations MAE Professor Paul Dawson

June 14, 2013

whom has been elected Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering effective July 1, 2013. read more

NIH Director Blogs about Ankur Singh

NIH Director Blogs about Ankur Singh

May 20, 2013

who will be joining the Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University as an Assistant Professor in July. His work on human stem cells "Microfluidic technology separates... read more

Hod Lipson briefs Congress on 3-D printing

Hod Lipson briefs Congress on 3-D printing

May 14, 2013

Hod Lipson, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, brief a Congressional committee on the impact of 3-D printing technology on manufacturing April 24. read more

NSF, Intel and GE help retain Cornell engineers

NSF, Intel and GE help retain Cornell engineers

May 9, 2013

Cornell’s College of Engineering has received a five-year, $908,000 grant from a joint National Science Foundation, Intel and GE program called Graduate 10K+. read more

Small meteors punch through Saturn's rings

Small meteors punch through Saturn's rings

April 25, 2013

The finding, published in Science today, makes Saturn’s rings one of the few locations where scientists have been able to observe these impacts in process. read more

Cornell Baja Racing Takes 1st

Cornell Baja Racing Takes 1st

April 23, 2013

at International Competition. Advised by MAE's Assistant Professor Olivier Desjardins. read more

X-ray imaging sheds new light on bone damage

X-ray imaging sheds new light on bone damage

March 6, 2013

Researchers have uncovered cellular-level detail of what happens when bone bears repetitive stress over time, visualizing damage at smaller scales than previously observed. read more

MAE Ph.D. student Steven Santana featured

MAE Ph.D. student Steven Santana featured

March 4, 2013

MAE Ph.D. student Steven Santana featured in the NACME 2012 annual report. See page 8. read more

3D printing on CBS this Morning

3D printing on CBS this Morning

March 4, 2013

MAE Professor Hod Lipson was on CBS this Morning, Saturday, March 2, 2013 pointing out the developments and saying that really, we are still “just at the beginning” of what this technology can do. read more

Bioengineers print ears that look and act real

Bioengineers print ears that look and act real

February 20, 2013

Cornell bioengineers and physicians have created an artificial ear - using 3-D printing and injectable molds - that looks and acts like a natural ear. read more

Alumni, Thomas Murray, 2013 New Faces of Engineering Finalist!

Alumni, Thomas Murray, 2013 New Faces of Engineering Finalist!

February 18, 2013

In honor of National Engineers Week (February 17-23, 2013), Thomas Murray Mech'10 has been chosen by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as a 2013 New Faces of Engineering Finalist. read more

Book offers broad view of 3-D printing's future

Book offers broad view of 3-D printing's future

February 15, 2013

A new book by Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman explores the promises and perils of a technological revolution: 3-D printers that can quickly and cheaply make anything from bicycle parts to low-fat foods. read more

Prof. Alan Zehnder elected ASME Fellow

Prof. Alan Zehnder elected ASME Fellow

January 21, 2013

Congratulations to Prof. Alan Zehnder, who has been elected as an Amercian Society of Mechanical Engineer's Fellow. read more

Cornell Professor Driven to Convey Beauty of Mathematics

Cornell Professor Driven to Convey Beauty of Mathematics

January 15, 2013

Steven Strogatz wants to take the mystery and fear out of math and make it fun, even thrilling, in the process. read more


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