Geologists seek answers with largest deployment of seismometers along Alaskan Peninsula

  ITHACA, N.Y. – Using a fleet of airplanes, ships and intrepid scientists, Cornell is leading the largest single deployment of seismometers along the Alaskan Peninsula – a $4.5 million endeavor that geologists from across the country hope will solve long-standing mysteries about the region and the planet. “This is something I’ve wanted to see […]

The future of our cities: Engineers test resilient, intelligent infrastructure

Media Note: Videos, images and additional background information can be viewed and downloaded at https://cornell.box.com/v/pipelinetesting. You can also see one of the tests on YouTube. ITHACA, N.Y. – Like many of today’s household devices, modern infrastructure is gaining the ability to collect and exchange valuable data using wireless devices that monitor the health of buildings […]

VIDEO: Earthquake-resilient pipeline could shake up future for aging infrastructure on West Coast

Media Note: To download videos and photos captured during the testing process, visit https://cornell.box.com/v/pipelinetest. You can also watch a time lapse video of the testing and excavation process on YouTube.   ITHACA, N.Y. – A top engineer from the city of Los Angeles visited Cornell University this month as researchers tested a new earthquake-resilient pipeline […]