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Cornell Impacts New York State

Green hydrogen filling station fueled by Cornell research

By: Blaine Friedlander

The Standard Hydrogen Corporation (SHC) and National Grid announced plans to build the first hydrogen “energy station” of its kind in the nation, prompted by eco-friendly research from Cornell faculty including Elizabeth Fisher, associate professor in the Sibley School. Read more

student stands next to 3d printer

Students win NASA challenge with 3D-printer smart sensor

This article was updated 10/28/21 to include the launch of the crowdfunding campaign. A team of Cornell students has won a grant through NASA’s University Student Research Challenge for a proposed sensor that can help 3D printers build better, more reliable products. To complete the challenge, the team is now crowdfunding a cost-share required by NASA. The challenge seeks new aeronautics concepts that are relevant to NASA Aeronautics Mission Research Directorate. Selected student teams are awarded with up to $80,000 for advancing project ideas such as advancing the design, developing... Read more

Three life scientists awarded 2021 Schwartz funds

By: Krishna Ramanujan

Atieh Moridi, assistant prof in the Sibley School, was awarded the 2021 Schwartz Research Fund for her project that incorporates recent developments in 3D printing to develop metal biodegradable surgical implants, which if successful, can overcome limitations of current biodegradable implants that degrade too fast or too slowly inside the body. Read more

No Bones About It

No Bones About it

By: Adrienne Mand Lewin

Marysol Luna '20 was featured in the March/April issue of Diversity in Action that focuses on women in STEM! Read more

Tim Sands

Tim Sands will be a guest editor of MDPI Applied Sciences’ special issue on “Underwater Vehicles.”

Timothy Sands, professor of practice in space systems in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering will be a guest editor of MDPI Applied Sciences’ special issue on “Underwater Vehicles.” Autonomous vehicle operation in challenging ocean environments remains an interesting area of research. The Special Issue focuses on ocean characterization and other topics of oceanography in addition to topics relating to the vehicle and its operation. Learn more or submit a manuscript. Read more

Winter storm

NSF challenges Cornell to tame winter, natural disasters

By: Blaine Friedlander

Professor Max Zhang and a team of Cornell researchers are partnering with community organizations to develop and plan a hyperlocal weather forecasting system designed to improve winter-storm emergency response and enhance natural disaster coordination. Read more