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Prof. Richard Robinson's group improves battery performance in Nano Letters paper

Prof. Richard Robinson's group improves battery performance in Nano Letters paper

November 2, 2012

Materials scientists have developed a simple, robust way which could greatly improve battery performance. read more

MSE Adjunct Professor Julie Nucci testifies for Governor Cuomo's Education Reform Comission and publishes article in the Cornell Chronicle

MSE Adjunct Professor Julie Nucci testifies for Governor Cuomo's Education Reform Comission and publishes article in the Cornell Chronicle

September 24, 2012

Fill the STEM pipeline by recruiting, training, supporting science teachers read more

Materials Science and Engineering Undergrad Welcome Picnic

Materials Science and Engineering Undergrad Welcome Picnic

August 31, 2012

MS&E Undergrad Welcome Picnic a Success! read more

802 First Year Engineers Discover MS&E!

802 First Year Engineers Discover MS&E!

June 14, 2012

Students in the class of 2016 will learn about materials in three Introduction to Engineering courses. read more

Professor Ulrich Wiesner's recent paper on cover of the journal of Advanced Energy Materials

Professor Ulrich Wiesner's recent paper on cover of the journal of Advanced Energy Materials

June 11, 2012

H. J. Snaith and co-workers synthesise mesoporous, fully interconnected, TiO2 photoanode films for.... read more

Professor Ulrich Wiesner's work mentioned in Scientific American

Professor Ulrich Wiesner's work mentioned in Scientific American

June 11, 2012

Scientists are making synthetic materials that mimic highly organized nanostructures..... read more

Professor Lara Estroff promoted!

Professor Lara Estroff promoted!

May 31, 2012

Professor Lara Estroff has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. read more

Assistant Professor Eve Donnelly Selected Dale R. Corson Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow

Assistant Professor Eve Donnelly Selected Dale R. Corson Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow

May 31, 2012

This Faculty Fellowship supports her research from 2012-2017. read more

Robinson receives 3M award

Robinson receives 3M award

May 21, 2012

Professor Richard Robinson has been awarded a 3M Nontenured Faculty Grant. read more

Professor Emeritus Stephen L. Sass recipient of Distinguished Achievement Award

Professor Emeritus Stephen L. Sass recipient of Distinguished Achievement Award

May 15, 2012

Professor Emeritus Stephen L. Sass is the first recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award for Alumni of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University. read more

CEAA awards announced

CEAA awards announced

May 10, 2012

The Cornell Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) recognized outstanding students, faculty, and staff at its annual awards banquet April 19. read more

Professor Richard Robinson awarded CCMR Seed grant

Professor Richard Robinson awarded CCMR Seed grant

May 4, 2012

Proposal title “Nanometer-scale Patterning from Templates of Covalent Organic Frameworks" read more

Jin Suntivich appointed as Assistant Professor with MS&E

Jin Suntivich appointed as Assistant Professor with MS&E

April 30, 2012

We are pleased to announce that Jin Suntivich will join the Cornell MS&E department after a one-year, post doctoral stint at Harvard. read more

Cornell Engineering launches leadership program

Cornell Engineering launches leadership program

April 19, 2012

The College of Engineering is launching a new undergraduate leadership program with a recent anonymous gift of $700,000 from an alumnus. read more

Scientists make nontoxic, bendable nanosheets

Scientists make nontoxic, bendable nanosheets

April 10, 2012

Scientists have developed an inexpensive, environmentally friendly way of synthesizing oxide crystal sheets, which have useful properties for electronics and alternative energy applications. read more

Professor Richard Robinson publishes cover article in Journal of Materials Chemistry

Professor Richard Robinson publishes cover article in Journal of Materials Chemistry

April 7, 2012

MSE Department members Mahumut Aksit, David Toledo and Richard Robinson are featured authors in.... read more

Professor Richard Hennig is highlighted by the Texas Advanced Computer Center

Professor Richard Hennig is highlighted by the Texas Advanced Computer Center

April 6, 2012

Richard Hennig, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Cornell University and a 2011 recipient of the NSF CAREER award, is working to uncover the design principles at play in the... read more

Adjunct Professor Julie Nucci's public opinion piece is published in Physics Today

Adjunct Professor Julie Nucci's public opinion piece is published in Physics Today

April 2, 2012

Teaching science is challenging—which is why it's important to help teachers develop their skills and learn new ones. read more

U.S. News ranks seven grad specialties in top 10

U.S. News ranks seven grad specialties in top 10

March 15, 2012

U.S. News and World Report ranked Cornell's materials science and engineering graduate program in the top ten in the nation. read more

MSE Assistant Professor's Henning and Robinson receive the NSF Early Career Award

MSE Assistant Professor's Henning and Robinson receive the NSF Early Career Award

March 9, 2012

Both faculty members are recent recipients of National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards, which support early-career development activities of teacher-scholars. read more