News: MAE

Future Professors Institute organizers and all concurrent panelists for "Concurrent Panels: Establishing Your Scholarship and Research Agenda as a New Faculty Member" on June 23, 2021.

Future professors prepare to improve academia for all

By: Katya Hrichak

The Future Professors Institute featured a panel, including Jennifer Bustillos, doctoral student in the Sibley School, who mentioned the importance of taking time to develop mentorship skills in addition to focusing on academics and research. Read more

Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao

The Sibley School’s Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao Wins German Chancellor Fellowship

By: Erin Philipson

Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao, a doctoral student in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University, was selected for the 2021 German Chancellor Fellowship. Cao, who is working with Professor David Erickson on carbon conversion, will continue his work in the field of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) throughout the fellowship. Read more

Hadas Ritz

Ritz wins ASEE 2021 National Outstanding Teaching Award

By: Erin Philipson

Hadas Ritz, senior lecturer in Cornell’s Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and faculty teaching fellow in the James McCormick Family Teaching Excellence Institute, won the 2021 American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) National Outstanding Teaching Award. Read more

Bone health

Researchers look to gut microbiome to improve bone health

By: David Nutt

A collaboration, led by Christopher Hernandez, professor in the Sibley School, has been awarded a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore the ways that the gut microbiome – that mass of microorganisms inside us all – impacts bone quality. Read more

Dmitry Savransky

Dmitry Savransky Promoted to Associate Professor

Dmitry Savransky will be promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure, effective July 1st, 2021. Since joining Cornell, Savransky has made significant contributions to the development of simulation, analysis, and prediction tools to enable high yield remote sensing from the ground and space - uniquely synthesizing applied physics, estimation, control and computational data analysis techniques for space missions. One of Savransky's more broadly recognized contributions is the development of EXOSIMS, a software framework for the analysis of exoplanet imaging space missions. Savransky seamlessly... Read more