Associate Professor Christopher Hernandez and his team have made a breakthrough discovery about how the internal structure of bone can be strengthened to withstand repeated wear and tear. This finding... Read more about Bone breakthrough may lead to more durable airplane wings
Kids and adults learned how to make wind turbine blades and got to test them.
On Saturday, March 16, 2019 more than 50 kids and adults learned how to make wind turbine blades and tested them in the mini-wind tunnel at the Ithaca Sciencenter helped by Cornell students in the ‘MAE4120 Community Wind Energy Research’ course led by Professor Rebecca J Barthelmie.
Two activities were really popular – designing blades to lift weights and designing blades to light a diode, although improving the designs proved just as popular. Students in MAE4120 are spending the semester researching leading edge erosion of wind turbine blades and were happy to put their knowledge to work in the mini-wind tunnel.
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Virginia McAuley, Executive Assistant to the Director of MAE, was chosen to be recognized as the Person of the Month for November 2019 by Diversity Programs in Engineering! This recognition comes as a... Read more about Staff in MAE recognized as Person of the Month by DPE
Professors Sara C Pryor (EAS) and Rebecca J Barthelmie (MAE) are partners on a new major grant from the Department of Energy Office of Science "An integrated evaluation of the simulated hydroclimate... Read more about Faculty receive major grant from the Department of Energy Office of Science