News: AEP

Selected news pieces highlighting accomplishments of the School of Applied and Engineering Physics faculty, students and alumni. 

David Muller wins Cowley Medal and Keithley Award

David Muller, professor of applied and engineering physics, has been honored with the 2023 John M. Cowley Medal from the International Federation of Societies for Microscopy and the 2024 Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science from the American Physical Society. Read more

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor sought for Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful and internationally recognized independent research program and to participate effectively in teaching the core AEP physics curriculum at the advanced undergraduate level. Research areas of interest include biophysics and biotechnology, optics and photonics, nanoscience and nanotechnology, novel instrumentation methods, quantum information science and technology, renewable energy, and materials physics. The successful applicant can expect a highly competitive level of support for the start-up of their research... Read more

Cornell leads NYS consortium for space tech development

Cornell is spearheading the New York Consortium for Space Technology Innovation and Development – a new initiative aimed at bolstering U.S. space technology research and manufacturing by uniting industry, academic and government partners. Read more

Sprout Awards spring collaborative engineering research

From exploring the mechanics of early-stage bone metastasis to analyzing price formation policies in wholesale electricity markets, Cornell Engineering’s Sprout Awards are funding unique research projects with the potential to grow partnerships across Cornell. Read more

Lena Kourkoutis, renowned electron microscopy expert, dies at 44

Lena F. Kourkoutis, M.S. ’06, Ph.D. ’09, an associate professor in the School of Applied and Engineering Physics, who was internationally recognized for her advances in cryo-electron microscopy, died on June 24 at the age of 44 after living with colon cancer for two years. Read more

Optical neural networks hold promise for image processing

Cornell researchers have developed an optical neural network that can filter relevant information from a scene before the visual image is detected by a camera, a method that may make it possible to build faster, smaller and more energy-efficient image sensors. Read more