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MAE Newsletter - Winter 2017

December 8, 2017

MAE Newsletter - Winter 2017

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

New Mechatronics final project has students, robots going cube crazy

December 6, 2017

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... read more

Max Zhang: Local engagement yields ‘real social impact’

December 6, 2017

Max Zhang: Local engagement yields ‘real social impact’

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

Cornell team devises rapid test for vitamin A, iron deficits

December 4, 2017

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.... read more

On the highway to health: trimming toxins with trees

November 30, 2017

On the highway to health: trimming toxins with trees

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

Congratulations to Rajesh Bhaskaran for being a recipient of the 2016-2017 Excellence in Teaching Award

November 29, 2017

Congratulations to Rajesh Bhaskaran for being a recipient of the 2016-2017 Excellence in Teaching Award

Bhaskaran, Sr. Lecturer and Swanson Director of Engineering Simulation was honored with the Dennis... read more

Lance Collins receives inaugural Mosaic Medal of Distinction

November 29, 2017

Lance Collins receives inaugural Mosaic Medal of Distinction

The medal recognizes Cornell faculty members, administrators and alumni for their impact and... read more

Geoengineering might address climate change, MacMartin tells Congress

November 9, 2017

Geoengineering might address climate change, MacMartin tells Congress

MacMartin, senior researcher and lecturer of mechanical and aerospace engineering for Cornell... read more

Congratulations to Professor Ankur Singh for being a recipient of the 2016-2017 Excellence in Teaching Award

November 8, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Ankur Singh for being a recipient of the 2016-2017 Excellence in Teaching Award

Singh was honored with the Dorothy G. Swanson Award, which is sponsored by John Swanson ’61 ME, in... read more

MAE's Professor David Erickson has accepted the position of associate dean for research and graduate studies

November 7, 2017

MAE's Professor David Erickson has accepted the position of associate dean for research and graduate studies

for the Engineering College announced by the Dean of Engineering, Lance Collins. read more

ASME has elected Matt Miller to the grade of Fellow

October 27, 2017

ASME has elected Matt Miller to the grade of Fellow

Professor Matthew P. Miller is an international leader in the development and engineering... read more

Fluid dynamics lab named in honor of Charles Williamson

October 25, 2017

Fluid dynamics lab named in honor of Charles Williamson

In a surprise ceremony Oct. 21 in the Upson Hall Lounge, the Fluid Dynamics Water Channel Lab was... read more

Group uses organoid to explain immune cells’ rapid response

October 12, 2017

Group uses organoid to explain immune cells’ rapid response

Cornell BME/MAE and Weill Cornell Medicine teams report a method for uncovering immune response... read more

Five New York companies awarded JumpStart funding

September 21, 2017

Five New York companies awarded JumpStart funding

through the Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart program, which is supported by Empire... read more

World's Smallest Spacecraft Is Prelude To Enormous Voyage

September 19, 2017

World's Smallest Spacecraft Is Prelude To Enormous Voyage

Sprites, which were built by researchers at Cornell University, were launched June 23 aboard an... read more

Cornell Projects to Cultivate the Digital Agriculture Landscape

August 29, 2017

Cornell Projects to Cultivate the Digital Agriculture Landscape

Research investment from the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (CUAES) will fund... read more

Blossom: A Handcrafted Social Robot - Soft Inside and Out

August 23, 2017

Blossom: A Handcrafted Social Robot - Soft Inside and Out

Exciting work by Prof. Hoffman, his lab, and Google Zoo's creative technology team in APAC. Article... read more

Experimental work with lidar by Professors Barthelmie and Pryor

August 17, 2017

Experimental work with lidar by Professors Barthelmie and Pryor

makes front cover of WindTech International magazine July/August 2017. read more

Singh Invited to the NAE 2017 EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

August 8, 2017

Singh Invited to the NAE 2017 EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Prof. Ankur Singh has been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) 2017 EU-US... read more

Associate Professor Christopher Hernandez elected ASME Fellow

August 7, 2017

Associate Professor Christopher Hernandez elected ASME Fellow

Congratulations to Prof. Hernandez, who has been elected as an American Society of Mechanical... read more

Breakthrough Starshot ‘Sprites’ in Orbit

August 7, 2017

Breakthrough Starshot ‘Sprites’ in Orbit

Centauri Dreams.org - Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration. 'Sprites' are four-gram... read more

InSitu@CHESS offers material-testing help to industry, academia

July 31, 2017

InSitu@CHESS offers material-testing help to industry, academia

InSitu@CHESS, a program begun in 2014 by engineering professor Matt Miller, offers a way for... read more

Two groups both win $7.5M to study AI, autonomous systems

July 19, 2017

Two groups both win $7.5M to study AI, autonomous systems

Research teams led by professors Robert Bruce van Dover and Hadas Kress-Gazit have both been... read more

Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering student awards

July 7, 2017

Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering student awards

We offer our congratulations to undergraduate and graduate award winners. read more