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7 engineering seniors honored as 2016 Merrill Presidential Scholars

May 27, 2016

Seven Cornell Engineering students spent a portion of Senior Week not only celebrating their own accomplishments, but also celebrating the educators who inspired them to be the scholars they are. read more

Alda: Convey science clearly to reveal its beauty, poetics

Alda: Convey science clearly to reveal its beauty, poetics

May 18, 2016

Actor, director, writer and champion of science Alan Alda provided a communication mandate May 16 at Bailey Hall for Cornell's faculty and researchers: Use plain language to be clear. read more

Lambert helps develop cheap method for Zika detection

Lambert helps develop cheap method for Zika detection

May 6, 2016

Guillaume Lambert, a Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow in Applied and Engineering Physics, has developed a rapid, low-cost diagnostic system for the Zika virus. read more

AEP students awarded NSF Fellowships

AEP students awarded NSF Fellowships

May 2, 2016

Three undergraduates and one Ph.D. in the School of Applied and Engineering Physics have been named recipients of a 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. read more

Actor, communicator Alan Alda to lecture, give workshops

Actor, communicator Alan Alda to lecture, give workshops

April 21, 2016

Actor, director and writer Alan Alda will return to campus May 16-18 and will deliver a lecture on ways to effectively communicate science so anyone can understand it. read more

Zachary Ziegler (AEP '17) One of Four Recipients of Barry Goldwater Scholarships

Zachary Ziegler (AEP '17) One of Four Recipients of Barry Goldwater Scholarships

April 8, 2016

Four members of Cornell’s Class of 2017 have been named recipients of 2016 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, the premier undergraduate award of its type, given annually for merit in the fields of... read more

Two on faculty receive Presidential Early Career Awards

Two on faculty receive Presidential Early Career Awards

February 24, 2016

Two faculty members received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on young science and engineering professionals. read more

President Obama Awards Early Career Honor to Cornell Scientists

President Obama Awards Early Career Honor to Cornell Scientists

February 23, 2016

Cornell Assistant Professor Lena Kourkoutis, of Applied and Engineering Physics, was among 105 researchers honored with the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers which will be... read more

AEP Alum Mansi Kasliwal (B.S. ’05) Participates in Webinar with Fellow LIGO Scientists

AEP Alum Mansi Kasliwal (B.S. ’05) Participates in Webinar with Fellow LIGO Scientists

February 22, 2016

AEP Alum Mansi Kasliwal (B.S. ’05), is currently Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Caltech and is a major contributor to the LIGO project, which, 100 years after Einstein’s prediction, has detected... read more

Kavli Institute Helps Shape National Brain Initiative

Kavli Institute Helps Shape National Brain Initiative

January 1, 2016

Professor Chris Xu of Applied and Engineering Physics contributes to the Presidential BRAIN Research Initiative read more