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CUAIR takes 2nd overall

CUAIR took first in Flight/Mission and second place overall at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s 12th annual Student Unmanned Aerial Systems competition June 18-22 at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland. More

MAE Commencement Awards

2014 Senior Class Representative: Ahmed Salah Elsamadisi. 2014 Award Recipients are... More

Cornell Engineering Alumni hold special symposium

in honor of Prof. Francis Moon. Held at Michigan State University June 16, 2014. More

MAE Alumni breakfast held...

Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering was happy to see some of our alumni at a breakfast held in Upson Hall June 7th. More

MAE Commencement 2014

Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 2014 MAE Commencement videos on YouTube. More

Marjolein van der Meulen to Serve as New Department Chair

We are pleased to announce that Marjolein van der Meulen, the John Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has accepted to serve as the Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering for a five-year term starting July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2019. More

ASME Mechanicus Newsletter -

Check out the 2014 Spring Edition! More

Cornell Chapters of ASME and AIAA executive board members recognized

by the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering for their contributions to the Sibley Community. More

The Undergraduate team of Jovanny Fuentes and Rehan Kaluarachchi

with their advisor Professor Garcia were awarded first place at the 2014 AIAA Region I Student Paper Conference. More

Hod Lipson to talk 3D printing

The next Coffee Hour Book Talk will feature Hod Lipson, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Friday, May 9, at 4:00 p.m. in the Carpenter Hall Library study space. Coffee and refreshments will be served. More

Recruiting Ushers for MAE Graduation Ceremony,

Bailey Hall, Sunday, May 25, 2014. More

MAE PhD student Malika Grayson

places 3rd at the Technical Research Exhibition Competition, Oral Session at National Society for Black Engineers Convention. More

Ahmed Elsamadisi, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2014,

will be serving as the Sibley School’s 2014 Senior Class Representative. He will be giving a speech in Bailey Hall at the MAE graduation ceremony on May 25, 2014. More

Wolfgang Sachse, Meinig Family Professor of Engineering

has won one of the four Kendall S. Carpenter Memorial Advising Prizes given by Cornell. More

While the kids are away, the staff will play 2014

This year, the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering were treated to a tour of CHESS (Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source) and bowling at Helen Newman Bowling Center on the Cornell Campus during Spring Break. More

Natali Vannoy B.S., M.E. '14 is a recipient

of The 2014 Merrill Presidential Scholars Award. Since 1988, the Merrill Presidential Scholars Program has honored Cornell University's most outstanding graduating seniors. More

Solar PCR: There's an App for That

Smartphones can forecast the weather, direct you to your next meeting, or entertain you during a long flight. But can they diagnose cancer? Find out... More

19 Incredibly Impressive Students at Cornell

These 19 students are building schools, companies, and new technologies that are shaping the future. More

NASA confirms Cornell's Kicksat Spacecraft to launch March 30th.

SpaceX has confirmed it will target its next cargo mission launch to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, for 10:50 p.m. EDT, Sunday, March 30.

NASA Television launch coverage begins at 9:45 p.m. for the company's third contracted resupply mission to the orbital laboratory. More

ASME Newsletter - Mechanicus

Check out the newest issue - includes: 'MAE Interns Take on the World' and much more...including a crossword puzzle! More

Prof. Lipson and Craig Ryan (both from MAE) are

the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor of a new peer-reviewed journal - 3D PRINTING and Additive Manufacturing. Check it out! More

MAE doctoral candidate Li Jiang, Prof. Erickson,

and Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have remodeled an energy-intensive medical test-designed to detect a deadly skin cancer. More

Prof. Daniel Selva receives International Faculty Fellow

in the Mario Einaudi Center for a period of three years, July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017 in recognition of internationally focused research and teaching. More

MAE Prof. Moon giving AIAA Cornell lecture...

"Who Invented the Airplane? Cornell University in the Social Network of Early Aviation" More

Prof. Strogatz wins AAAS public engagement award

for his “exceptional commitment to and passion for conveying the beauty and importance of mathematics to the general public.” More

MAE Prof. Mark Psiaki is promoted to Fellow of the Institute of Navigation

For contributions to GNSS signal processing, software receivers, ionospheric scintillation modeling, and for satellite orbit and attitude determination. More

MAE Prof. Mark Psiaki receives the Institute of Navigation Tycho Brahe award

For exceptional contributions to the theory and practice of spacecraft attitude and orbit determination and to the advancement of GNSS algorithms for satellite navigation. More

Olivier Desjardins wins NSF CAREER award

this year, with his proposal entitled "CAREER: Towards Understanding and Modeling Turbulent Atomizing Liquid-Gas Flows" More

MAE Prof. Garcia highlighted on the new Cornell Engineering

brand...Check out Cornell Engineering’s new series of videos and stories highlighting the bold, innovative, and entrepreneurial work being done by our students, faculty, and graduates. More

MAE Prof. Matt Miller recently named Associate Director

of the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS) where he will further develop structural material capabilities... More

MAE Prof. Garcia giving talk 11/21/2013

at Univ. of Michigan titled "On the Virtues of Unsteady Aerodynamics: Perching Aircraft, Aeroelastic Energy and Ornithopters"... More

MAE Undergrad students Claire Straus and Asta Li

highlighted on 'EngineeringBecause'. Claire spent the summer engineering 3D printers and Asta creates a real-time 3D environment mapping application... More

Prof. Pope speaks on 11/7 at memorial seminar

held at Stanford for a previous William R. Sears Distinguished Lecturer, William Reynolds. Pope's talk was titled "Computational Modeling of Turbulent Combustion". More

MAE Assistant Professor Ankur Singh

selected as a recipient of the Rising Star Award for the 2014 Biomedical Engineering Society Cellular and Molecular Engineering (BMES-CMBE) Meeting. The theme for this scientific meeting is Multi Scale Mechanobiology - From Morphogenesis to Nuclear Mechanotransduction. More

The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering announces Dr. Charles Elachi

as the 2013 William R. Sears Distinguished Lecturer. Thursday November 7, 2013 - 7:00 p.m., 101 Phillips Hall. More

Lab on a Bird

MAE Professors Garcia and Erickson Lead 2 of the project teams... More

ASME - Ice Cream Social held on Friday, 09/25/2013.

ASME - Ice Cream Social held and Congratulations given to M.E. Jan. 2014 Graduates! More

MAE guest Lecturer - Bill Nye: the Science Guy

Two classes surprised with speaker on Friday, Sept. 27th. More

Prof. Avedisian receives ASME Medal

75th Anniversary Medal of the Heat Transfer Division. More

2012 Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award

...awarded to Prof. Frances C. Moon. The award was established in 2008. More

CU AUV prepare for competition...

2013 Vehicle - Ragnarök. Check out the video! More

CUAir team takes first place

overall at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Annual Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) Student Competition held at the Patuxent Naval Air Station, Maryland on June 19-22, 2013. More

Cornell Alumni Weekend held...

June 6 - 9, 2013. Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering was happy to see some of our alumni. More

NASA Space Technology Research Fellows – 2013 Class

NASA has selected 65 graduate students as the 2013 class of Space Technology Research Fellows... 5 from Cornell in which 4 are Ph.D students in MAE's Prof. Lipson's Cornell Creative Machines Lab group. More

MAE student, Sam Daly flies solar.

Remember having to write about "What did you do over the summer"? Check out what one MAE student is doing... More

Microfluidic technology separates bona fide human stem cells based-on cell mechanics

Ankur Singh 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 was recently published in Nature Methods, highlighted on the NIH Director's Blog, and discussed in-depth in Nature Materials "News and Views". More

Sibley School Recognizes Cornell Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) 2012/2013 Executive Board Members. More

Mason Peck, MAE Assoc. Prof.; NASA Chief Technologist

in The Washington Post "Ask Me Anything' online session May 20, 2013. More

Lauren Min, Sibley School B.S., M.E.

2013 Senior Class Representative... More

Cornell Racing Formula SAE

finishes 6th overall in Michigan competition. Congratulations! Check them out on facebook. More

MAE staff get creative

check out what the staff were up to while the students were on Spring break! More

Yu Cheng (Frank) Liu '13

Graduate Highlight. Frank's research focuses on experimental droplet combustion in microgravity...see more More

DBF team received the FIRST PLACE

report score out of 81 teams participating in this year's AIAA competition!!! Every team submits a 60-page competition report (pdf of paper can be found here: More

SiGMA's April 2013 FEATURED student is...

Shama Iyer from the Gao Lab. She is a 3rd year MAE Ph.D. student concentrating in biomechanics. More

AIAA Region I-MA Student Conference

held April 5-6, 2013 was attended by many Cornell students...many received awards. More

ASME to receive CEAA Student Group Organization Award

The Cornell Chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has been chosen as the winner for this year's College of Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) Student Group Organization Award. More

Grad student, Natasha Udpa, receives 2013 Cook Award

Eight honored for improving campus climate for women. More

MAE Professor, Ephrahim Garcia and Postdoctoral Associate, Matthew Bryant published paper makes 10 most cited papers!

Professor, Ephrahim Garcia and Postdoctoral Associate, Matthew Bryant published paper based on Matthew's dissertation work is listed as one of the top ten cited papers in the last 2 years in the ASME Journal of Vibrations and Acoustics, February 2013. More

Professor Ephrahim Garcia to chair

Dr. Garcia will chair the Panel on Mechanical Science and Engineering at the Army Research Laboratory... More

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

A new book by Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman explores the promises and perils of a technological... More

Steve Strogatz's interview on NPR's Science Friday

Steve Strogatz and an NPR program detailing his new book, the Joy of x More

Inside Cornell: Microfluidic Device for Cancer Research

Cornell researchers explain their new microfluidic device that collects circulating, living prostate cancer tumor cells from blood. More

Bonassar and bio-printer on BBC

The Bonassar lab is featured in part one of "Technobody" on BBC World News Horizons. More

Cornell Cup USA

David Schneider, academic coordinator of Cornell Cup USA presented by Intel, explains the education goals behind the new, national engineering competition taking place May 3-4 at Disney World. More

Hod Lipson at Hampshire College

Science and Art in a Post-Singularity Age More

Record a video, win an iPad

Record a short, Web-quality video about your Cornell experience and you could win an Apple iPad 3. The college is creating an augmented reality tour for prospective students and their parents and wants them to hear from you. Deadline for submissions is May 25, 2012. More

Stay With It

The “Stay With It” campaign launched March 14 with a “Day of Engineering” pep rally broadcast via Facebook.The rally included a panel featuring, Paul Otellini, president and CEO of Intel Corp.; Charles Bolden, a NASA administrator; and Maggie Johnson, director of education and university relations for Google. More

NYC Plans on 'Morning Joe'

MSNBC: Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Cornell President David Skorton joined Morning Joe December 20, 2011 to discuss the NYC Tech Campus. More

Mason Peck named NASA's chief technologist

Prof. Mason Peck, MAE, has been named NASA's chief technologist, effective January 2012. More

Mason Peck on the future of NASA

A big part of his new job at NASA is to communicate how the agency's technologies will benefit future space missions as well as everyday life here on Earth. More

Video: Bonassar group creates cartilage with 3D printer and living "ink"

Bonassar describes a cutting-edge process he has developed in which he uses a 3D printer and "ink" composed of living cells to create body parts such as ears. More

Stanford and Cornell favored for NYC engineering school With less than two weeks left to apply in the competition for $400 million in land and subsidies to build a science and engineering graduate school in New York City, some of the world’s great universities continue to change plans and jockey for position, and there is a growing view among them that Cornell and Stanford have emerged as the favorites. More

I am not a robot. I am a unicorn.

CCSL - Lipson, Labutov and Yosinski wondered what would happen if two chatbots conversed. Now we know. More

Grant for Spinal Discs

Cornell scientists have been awarded a grant from NFL Charities. More

Evolve your own 3D objects

Now that 3-D printing is taking off, the goal is to unshackle the design process. More

Race is on to build applied sciences campus

Schools go all out to extend their programs. More

Dean Lance Collins

CU's first African-American dean More

Faculty Diversity

A richer environment More

MAE 2011 Reunion

The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering was happy to host breakfast Saturday June 11 for our alumni during the 2011 Reunion Weekend. More

Visit the Clean Room

Virtual tours on the E-Quad More

RoboSub Competition

July 12-17, San Diego More

Manifest Destiny

CUSat Set to Launch More

Cornell 100+ MPG team in Green Grand Prix

ESPN radio interview with team members at Watkins Glen International Speedway. More

FSAE Competition

Nine-time World Champs More

The Robotic Scientist

Are scientists replacing themselves? More

Evolutionary Robotics

Machines designing machines? More

Brandon Hencey

Brandon Hencey is helping to make buildings more energy efficient. More

Hadas Kress-Gazit

Hadas Kress-GazitHadas Kress-Gazit wants to know how to make robots do what they are supposed to. More

Universal robotic gripper

Researchers develop universal robotic gripper. More

Christopher Hernandez

If you get some cracks in the bone, some cells will come in and repair it. That‰s how we think most of us can survive our whole lives without ever breaking a bone. More