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Engineers program tiny robots to move, think like insects

Engineers program tiny robots to move, think like insects

December 13, 2017

While engineers have had success building tiny, insect-like robots, programming them to behave autonomously like real insects continues to present technical challenges. A group of Cornell engineers... read more

Strogatz's study of 'swarmalators' could direct future science

Strogatz's study of 'swarmalators' could direct future science

November 17, 2017

How does the Japanese tree frog figure into the latest work of noted mathematician Steven Strogatz? As it turns out, quite prominently. read more

Dr. Phil Liu receives Hamaguchi Award For Enhancement of Tsunami/Coastal Disaster Resilience

Dr. Phil Liu receives Hamaguchi Award For Enhancement of Tsunami/Coastal Disaster Resilience

November 9, 2017

Commemorating World Tsunami Awareness Day of November 5 the “Hamaguchi Award" is given to individuals or organizations that have made significant contributions to the enhancement of coastal... read more

Kim Chuan Toh to receive Farkas Prize from INFORMS Optimization Society

Kim Chuan Toh to receive Farkas Prize from INFORMS Optimization Society

October 20, 2017

Kim Chuan Toh Ph.D. ’96 is the 2017 recipient of the Farkas Prize, awarded annually to a mid-career researcher in the field of optimization by the INFORMS Optimization Society. read more

Éva Tardos to received lectureship award

Éva Tardos to received lectureship award

October 19, 2017

Éva Tardos will be honored with the 2017-18 Philip McCord Morse Lectureship Award read more

ECE Prof. Johnson to work with Cornell’s Johnson Art Museum to build a tool to authenticate watermarks in Rembrandt’s prints

ECE Prof. Johnson to work with Cornell’s Johnson Art Museum to build a tool to authenticate watermarks in Rembrandt’s prints

September 27, 2017

Cornell Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor C. Richard Johnson, currently based at Cornell Tech and Andy Weislogel of the Johnson Art Museum at Cornell recently received a Digital... read more

Fengqi You wins 2018 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Award

Fengqi You wins 2018 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Award

September 6, 2017

This is the 3rd major international award that Professor You has received recently, in addition to the 2017 AIChE Environmental Division Early Career Award and the 2017 AIChE Sustainable Engineering... read more

Cornell projects to cultivate digital agriculture landscape

Cornell projects to cultivate digital agriculture landscape

August 29, 2017

Expanding on Cornell’s digital agriculture initiative, a slate of six projects totaling more than $1 million will generate innovative research in the intersecting fields of agriculture, computation... read more

Studying Complex Financial Networks

Studying Complex Financial Networks

July 7, 2017

Andreea Minca develops new mathematical tools to reveal instabilities and their potential impact within financial networks—Lehman-AIG, for example. read more

Strogatz, colleagues aim to improve math communications

Strogatz, colleagues aim to improve math communications

June 12, 2017

Math professor Steven Strogatz and his team secures a $2.5 million grant from National Science Foundation to help students learn how to do research, then communicate their results more clearly. read more

Kuehn (CAM '10) receives GAMM prize

Kuehn (CAM '10) receives GAMM prize

March 17, 2017

CAM alum Christian Kuehn '10 receives the Richard-von-Mises Prize. read more

Paper co-authored by CAM's Gomes wins Innovation Application Award

Paper co-authored by CAM's Gomes wins Innovation Application Award

March 16, 2017

Paper co-authored by Carla Gomes wins Innovation Application Award at IAAI 2017. read more

Pi Day = Cornell Giving Day

Pi Day = Cornell Giving Day

March 14, 2017

Steve Strogatz explains Pi Day to Hunter Rawlings for Cornell Giving Day read more

Giving Day to direct support to myriad Cornell causes

Giving Day to direct support to myriad Cornell causes

March 9, 2017

Cornell Giving Day 2017 is March 14, one 24-hour period for alumni, parents and friends to come together to support the university. read more

New website to facilitate launching innovations in Upstate New York

New website to facilitate launching innovations in Upstate New York

February 22, 2017

The Upstate New York I-Corps Node (UNY I-Corps) launched a new website today. The site provides researchers the opportunity to connect their strong scientific and technical knowledge with targeted... read more

Mathematical models predict how we wait in line, traffic

Mathematical models predict how we wait in line, traffic

February 16, 2017

Jamol Pender, assistant professor in Cornell’s School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, collaborated with Cornell colleagues to determine how we choose which line to wait in. read more

Strogatz receives the Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowship

Strogatz receives the Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellowship

February 9, 2017

CAM's Steven Strogatz is among seven faculty members recognized for excellent teaching of undergraduate students. read more

Eva Tardos receives EATCS computer science award

Eva Tardos receives EATCS computer science award

February 7, 2017

Eva Tardos has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the EATCS Award. read more

Pepiot receives an NSF CAREER Award

Pepiot receives an NSF CAREER Award

January 23, 2017

Assistant Professor Perrine Pepiot receives a 5-year, $501,233 award. read more

CAM field members featured in "Complex Systems, Network Science and Computation"

CAM field members featured in "Complex Systems, Network Science and Computation"

January 4, 2017

CAM field members are featured in "Complex Systems, Network Science and Computation (Solving the world’s most challenging problems)" read more