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Engineers create room-temperature multiferroic material

Engineers create room-temperature multiferroic material

September 22, 2016

Engineers devise, atom-by-atom, a room-temperature magnetoelectric multiferroic out of lutetium iron oxide, a discovery that could lead to advances in computer memory technology. 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

Professor Ober named Lester B. Knight Director of CNF

Professor Ober named Lester B. Knight Director of CNF

September 9, 2016

Ober named Lester B. Knight Director of CNF read more

UK polymer chemist Anthony Ryan to give series of lectures

UK polymer chemist Anthony Ryan to give series of lectures

September 1, 2016

Anthony Ryan, professor at the University of Sheffield, U.K., has been named the 2016 Mary Upson Visiting Lecturer in Materials Science and Engineering and will deliver several campus lectures. read more

Thompson appointed associate dean for undergraduate programs

Thompson appointed associate dean for undergraduate programs

August 24, 2016

Professor Mike Thompson appointed associate dean for undergraduate programs read more

MSE Welcomes Professor Anthony J. Ryan, OBE

MSE Welcomes Professor Anthony J. Ryan, OBE

August 5, 2016

We are pleased to welcome Professor Anthony J. Ryan read more

Electrical properties of superconductor altered by 'stretching'

Electrical properties of superconductor altered by 'stretching'

May 26, 2016

A Cornell-led team of researchers has displayed the ability to alter superconductor strontium ruthenate's electrical properties through strain, or 'stretching', of a thin film of the material. read more

Professor Wiesner awarded the Arthur K. Doolittle Award

Professor Wiesner awarded the Arthur K. Doolittle Award

May 12, 2016

The Award will be presented at the Spring 2017 ACS PMSE Awards session in San Francisco. read more

Made better through science: Calcite tuned to be mollusk-tough

Made better through science: Calcite tuned to be mollusk-tough

May 2, 2016

A Cornell-led international team of researchers has developed a way to harden natural calcite by a factor of two or more through the addition of amino acids aspartic acid and glycine. read more

MSE Students Receive National Fellowships

MSE Students Receive National Fellowships

March 31, 2016

NSF Research Fellowships read more

Robinson Group

Robinson Group

March 8, 2016

The Robinson group's work on "nano-hamburgers" is featured in Scientific American, Israel ed. read more

Cornell looks to make PARADIM shift with $25M NSF grant

Cornell looks to make PARADIM shift with $25M NSF grant

March 4, 2016

Cornell is leading the Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, and Discovery of Interface Materials... read more

First self-assembled superconductor structure created

First self-assembled superconductor structure created

January 29, 2016

A Cornell team has created the first self-assembled three-dimensional superconductor, another step toward creation of a material that could act as a superconductor at or above room temperature. read more