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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