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"Fabricated", 3D book co-authored by Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman,

"Fabricated", 3D book co-authored by Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman,

May 20, 2014

was selected among the Top 25 books in China for 2013, by the China Books Critics Society. The selection was from over 400,000 new books released in 2013, including fiction and children’s read more

SAE team practice and test at Watkins Glen Int'l.

SAE team practice and test at Watkins Glen Int'l.

May 14, 2014

Watkins Glen Int'l announces Cornell University partnership that allows track access to the Cornell Racing Team. read more

Impressive finishes for steel bridge, concrete canoe teams

Impressive finishes for steel bridge, concrete canoe teams

May 6, 2014

Both Cornell teams showed major improvement over last year, with the canoe team's second place overall finish propelling them to the national competition in June. read more

Cracker-sized satellites launch into orbit

Cracker-sized satellites launch into orbit

April 24, 2014

After years of planning and several last-minute delays, about 100 Cornell-developed mini satellites demonstrating space flight at its simplest have launched into orbit and are now circling Earth. read more

What do tiny spacecraft and Texas Instruments have in common?

What do tiny spacecraft and Texas Instruments have in common?

April 14, 2014

Dallas News: A graduate student in Ithaca, N.Y., is using Texas Instruments Inc.’s technology to launch tiny spacecraft into low Earth orbit today. read more

Robot Sumo Battles

Robot Sumo Battles

April 10, 2014

One day a year, the atria in Cornell University’s Duffield Hall morph from their usual role as a gathering spot for engineering study groups and coffee breaks into an arena for battling sumo-style... read more

Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

April 9, 2014

The tiger beetle, known for its speed and agility, does a stunningly optimal reorientation dance as it chases its prey at blinding speeds, Cornell mechanical engineers have observed. read more

Cornell Team Wins $2500 for Children's Programming Tool

Cornell Team Wins $2500 for Children's Programming Tool

April 8, 2014

The Cornell Daily Sun: Three Cornell mechanical engineering students have won the “Young Innovators” award in the Science, Play and Research Kit Competition, a competition that looks for ideas that... read more

Peck receives NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

Peck receives NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

March 11, 2014

Mason Peck, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who served as NASA’s chief technologist from January 2012 to December 2013, has received the agency’s Distinguished Public... read more

Several PIs at Cornell will use the NanoTweezer

Several PIs at Cornell will use the NanoTweezer

February 6, 2014

which includes Prof. David Erickson from Mechanical Engineering. read more

JanFab gives student-engineering teams a leg up

JanFab gives student-engineering teams a leg up

January 23, 2014

Combine 80 Cornell students from five engineering project teams. Blend in the frenetic vibrancy of Santa’s workshop, sift in esprit de corps of Slope Day and simmer in the serenity of the winter... read more

Robotic gripper makes marketplace debut

Robotic gripper makes marketplace debut

January 14, 2014

John Amend, a former Cornell graduate student in Prof. Hod Lipson's Creative Machines Lab... read more


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