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SIAM awards an Early Career Prize to ORIE Professor Andreea Minca

SIAM awards an Early Career Prize to ORIE Professor Andreea Minca

December 19, 2016

In addition to the receiving the SIAG/FME prize, Minca has also received an NSF grant. read more

Cornell-led report on electric grid helps spark NSF program

Cornell-led report on electric grid helps spark NSF program

December 8, 2016

Nearly three years ago, CAM's John Guckenheimer was picked to co-chair a National Research Council committee charged with coming up with theoretical solutions to a real-life problem: the future of... read more

Professor CAM's Rand to receive Caughey Dynamics Award

Professor CAM's Rand to receive Caughey Dynamics Award

December 5, 2016

Professor Richard Rand, a CAM field member, is selected to receive the 2017 Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award from the ASME Applied Mechanics Division (AMD). read more

CAM's Leibovich named AAAS Fellow for 2016

CAM's Leibovich named AAAS Fellow for 2016

November 21, 2016

Three faculty members - development economist Chris Barrett, mechanical engineer Sidney Leibovich and medical mycologist Dr. Thomas Walsh - have been named fellows of the American Association for the... read more

Haas receives 2016 AHSN Technical Recognition Award

Haas receives 2016 AHSN Technical Recognition Award

November 15, 2016

Emeritus Professor Zygmunt J. Haas is the recipient of the 2016 Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (AHSN) Technical Recognition Award for outstanding contributions to securing ad hoc and sensor networks. read more

Martha E. Pollack, provost at Michigan, named 14th president

Martha E. Pollack, provost at Michigan, named 14th president

November 14, 2016

Martha E. Pollack, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, was elected Cornell's 14th president. She will assume the presidency April 17, 2017. read more

CAM's Ramin Zabih receives PAMI Everingham Prize

CAM's Ramin Zabih receives PAMI Everingham Prize

October 25, 2016

CAM field member and Cornell Tech Computer Science Professor Ramin Zabih has received the PAMI Everingham Prize. read more

Steen, Louge to launch NSF-funded space experiments

Steen, Louge to launch NSF-funded space experiments

October 25, 2016

Engineering professors Paul Steen and Michel Louge have both received funding from the National Science Foundation and NASA's CASIS program to send experiments to the International Space Station. read more

Gomes's work mentioned in ScienceDaily article

Gomes's work mentioned in ScienceDaily article

October 17, 2016

CAM field member Carla Gomes' work demonstrates how computer science and optimization programming can have applications to new areas such as sustainability. read more

Engineering undergraduate programs rate highly

Engineering undergraduate programs rate highly

September 13, 2016

US News and World Report ranks Cornell Engineering's undergraduate program #9 in the nation read more

Steve Strogatz Shares 'Secret Universe' of Patterns, Beauty, Interconnectedness

Steve Strogatz Shares 'Secret Universe' of Patterns, Beauty, Interconnectedness

August 24, 2016

Steven Strogatz communicates the beauty of math not only to students but also to the public via books, TED Talks and publications like the New York Times. read more

Jon Kleinberg, Romero win best paper award

Jon Kleinberg, Romero win best paper award

August 11, 2016

Jon Kleinberg '93 and CAM alum Daniel Romero '12 Ph.D. received the Best Paper Award read more

Joachims receives the Test of Time Award

Joachims receives the Test of Time Award

August 10, 2016

Thorsten Joachims has received the Test of Time Award from the ACM's Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval. read more

Hopcroft recognized been recognized as an "Outstanding Collaborator"

Hopcroft recognized been recognized as an "Outstanding Collaborator"

August 9, 2016

John Hopcroft has been recognized as a 2016 Microsoft Research Outstanding Collaborator. read more

Olivier Desjardins leading a multi-university research team

Olivier Desjardins leading a multi-university research team

July 14, 2016

CAM field member Olivier Desjardins is leading a multi-university research team that has received a U.S. DoD grant. read more

Dexter Kozen wins 2016 IEEE McDowell Award

Dexter Kozen wins 2016 IEEE McDowell Award

May 19, 2016

Dexter Kozen, M.S. ’76, Ph.D. ’77, the Joseph Newton Pew Jr. Professor in Engineering in the Department of Computer Science, will receive the W. Wallace McDowell Award for contributions to computing. read more

Clark '12  named to Forbes 30-under-30

Clark '12 named to Forbes 30-under-30

May 10, 2016

CAM's Scott Clark '12 named to Forbes' 30-under-30. 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

Breaking rules to create a new field of study

Breaking rules to create a new field of study

March 28, 2016

CAM field member Rick Johnson’s field of expertise did not exist until he helped created it. read more

CAM graduate's thesis featured by Pacific Standard

CAM graduate's thesis featured by Pacific Standard

March 15, 2016

A chapter in the thesis submitted by Matt Holden '15 has been picked up by Pacific Standard. read more

Mircea Grigoriu Awarded ASCE Nathan M. Newmark Medal

Mircea Grigoriu Awarded ASCE Nathan M. Newmark Medal

March 8, 2016

Professor Mircea Grigoriu of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been selected by the American Society of Civil Engineers as the recipient of the 2016 Nathan M. Newmark Medal. read more

CAM's Tardos wins Google Research Award

CAM's Tardos wins Google Research Award

February 9, 2016

CAM's Éva Tardos is among five Cornell faculty to win Google Research Award. read more

Dexter Kozen earns computer science achievement award

Dexter Kozen earns computer science achievement award

February 5, 2016

CAM field member Dexter Kozen is the 2016 recipient of the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATSC) Award. read more

Professor Strogatz named 2016 AMS Fellow

Professor Strogatz named 2016 AMS Fellow

January 21, 2016

Professor Steven Strogatz has been named 2016 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). read more

Carla Gomes heads new NSF Expeditions in Computing project to form CompSustNet

Carla Gomes heads new NSF Expeditions in Computing project to form CompSustNet

January 7, 2016

The National Science Foundation today announced $30 million in new awards to three Expeditions in Computing projects, one of which has been awarded to Cornell University Computer Science Professor... read more

Simon A. Levin receives the National Medal of Sciences

Simon A. Levin receives the National Medal of Sciences

January 6, 2016

Simon Levin, adjunct professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Center for Applied Mathematics, and George M. Moffett Professor of Biology and professor of ecology and... read more