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Reducing current leakage in aluminium gallium nitride transistors on silicon

Reducing current leakage in aluminium gallium nitride transistors on silicon

December 17, 2015

Research from Xing/Jena lab highlighted in Semiconductor Today. read more

Building Blocks for GAN power switches

Building Blocks for GAN power switches

December 17, 2015

Nearly all electronics and electricity distribution infrastructures—including electric motors, power adapters, solar power plants, and smart grids—can benefit from a gallium nitride (GaN) power diode... read more

Materials scientists learn how mother of pearl is made

Materials scientists learn how mother of pearl is made

December 4, 2015

Electron microscope images show how mollusks build the incredibly strong and beautiful material found inside their shells, offering new ideas for man-made materials. read more

Cornell nanomaterials lab opens doors to public

Cornell nanomaterials lab opens doors to public

November 2, 2015

The 4,000-square-foot Center for Nanomaterials Engineering and Technology is open for business with students, researchers and companies looking to use its state-of-the-art equipment. read more

Cornell dots research collaboration leads to $10M cancer center

Cornell dots research collaboration leads to $10M cancer center

September 24, 2015

Cornell University, in partnership with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is opening a new $10 million MSKCC-Cornell Center for Translation of Cancer Nanomedicines. The center is based on... read more

We are excited to welcome Nicole Benedek to MSE!

We are excited to welcome Nicole Benedek to MSE!

July 23, 2015

Meet materials theorist Professor Nicole Benedek! read more

Associate Professor Robinson received a Fulbright Scholar award, 2015.

Associate Professor Robinson received a Fulbright Scholar award, 2015.

July 23, 2015

Robinson was chosen for his academic merit and leadership potential. read more

We are excited to welcome Professor R. Bruce van Dover as the new director of our department!

We are excited to welcome Professor R. Bruce van Dover as the new director of our department!

July 23, 2015

Professor R. Bruce van Dover entered into the director position on July 1, 2015 read more

We are excited to welcome Associate Professor Lara Estroff as our new Director of Graduate Studies!

We are excited to welcome Associate Professor Lara Estroff as our new Director of Graduate Studies!

July 23, 2015

Associate Professor Lara Estroff entered into the role of DGS on July 1, 2015 read more

Congratulations, Kelin Kuhn!

Congratulations, Kelin Kuhn!

July 8, 2015

named recipient of the 2016 IEEE Frederik Philips Award read more

Prof. Lara Estroff chaired a Gordon Research Conference on “Crystal Growth and Assembly."

Prof. Lara Estroff chaired a Gordon Research Conference on “Crystal Growth and Assembly."

July 8, 2015

The conference was held June 28-July 2 at the University of New England in Biddeford, ME read more

Don Thomas was selected as the recipient of the MSE Distinguished Alumni Award

Don Thomas was selected as the recipient of the MSE Distinguished Alumni Award

July 6, 2015

A faculty committee selected Don based on his distinguished career. read more

Congratulations to Professor Richard Robinson who was granted tenure!

Congratulations to Professor Richard Robinson who was granted tenure!

July 1, 2015

Assistant Professor Robinson is promoted! read more

Congratulations Senior Lab Students Emily Bauer and Joseph Begun!

Congratulations Senior Lab Students Emily Bauer and Joseph Begun!

May 8, 2015

Senior Lab MSE Professor Julie Nucci's students receive grants read more

MSE Undergraduate Megan Hill featured in The Cornell Daily Sun

MSE Undergraduate Megan Hill featured in The Cornell Daily Sun

April 14, 2015

Megan Hill '15 Optimizes Alternative Semiconductor read more

the Cornell GK-12 Grass Roots program unites with India

the Cornell GK-12 Grass Roots program unites with India

April 14, 2015

The India exchange demonstrated the program’s recent effort to include an international component. read more

Julie Nucci and Paulette Clancy win Cornell grant to Internationalize the Curriculum

Julie Nucci and Paulette Clancy win Cornell grant to Internationalize the Curriculum

April 14, 2015

Dr. Julie Nucci and Bodman Professor Paulette Clancy (Chem. & Biomolec. Engr.)recently won an ICC grant. read more

The Spring 2015 Mat Sci Expo was a success!

The Spring 2015 Mat Sci Expo was a success!

April 14, 2015

MSE Seniors and Professors demonstrated materials in action! read more

Congratulations, NSF Graduate Fellowship Winners!!

Congratulations, NSF Graduate Fellowship Winners!!

April 9, 2015

NSF received over 16,000 applications for the 2015 competition. read more

Donnelly receives NSF CAREER Award

Donnelly receives NSF CAREER Award

March 26, 2015

Eve Donnelly, assistant professor and Dale R. Corson Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has recently received the prestigious NSF CAREER Award for... read more

Carlie Mendoza of the Wiesner Group is featured in The Cornell Daily Sun!

Carlie Mendoza of the Wiesner Group is featured in The Cornell Daily Sun!

March 12, 2015

Mendoza '16 Synthesizes Fluorescent Nanoprobes for cancer imaging read more

We are excited to welcome Nicole Benedek to MSE!

We are excited to welcome Nicole Benedek to MSE!

March 4, 2015

Meet materials theorist Assistant Professor Nicole Benedek! read more

MSE researchers exploit spin-orbit effects to alter oxide properties

MSE researchers exploit spin-orbit effects to alter oxide properties

February 25, 2015

New 'knobs' can dial in control of materials read more

The Estroff Group and the Wiesner Group report better solar cells through chemistry

February 16, 2015

the perfect solar cell – efficient, thin, reliable and cheap read more

Congratulations, Dr. Li Li from the Giannelis Group!

Congratulations, Dr. Li Li from the Giannelis Group!

January 29, 2015

Dr. Li Li has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 TMS EPD Young Leaders Professional Development Award read more

Congratulations, Professor Eve Donnelly!

Congratulations, Professor Eve Donnelly!

January 26, 2015

Donnelly awarded CAREER Grant-Role of Variations in Tissue Material Properties in Bone Fracture Behavior read more

Emeritus Professor Ed Kramer has passed away

Emeritus Professor Ed Kramer has passed away

January 7, 2015

75-year-old materials professor Edward Kramer died in his sleep at his home in Santa Barbara read more