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Two doctoral students receive Ford Fellowships

Cornell doctoral student Dory Peters, a student in the lab of Nikolaos Bouklas, has been selected to receive a 2022 Ford Foundation Fellowship. Peters’ proposed area of research is the development of new computational techniques that will accelerate computations for highly deformable structures, soft robotics to human-computer interaction, and solid and fluid interactions in the subsurface environment. Read more

Portable cancer testing expands in sub-Saharan Africa

A portable diagnostic device designed by researchers at Cornell Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine seeks to provide a fast and accurate diagnosis of Kaposi sarcoma, a common yet difficult-to-detect cancer that often signals the presence of HIV infection. Read more