Center for Materials Research’s NSF funding extended, increased

ITHACA, N.Y. – The Cornell Center for Materials Research – which through research and education is enhancing national capabilities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and materials research at all levels – has been has been granted $23.2 million for the next six years from the National Science Foundation. The funding represents a 26 percent increase over the […]

$9M grant will create neurotech research hub at Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. – As neuroscientists examine challenging questions about the complexities of the central nervous system, new tools to be developed at Cornell University will provide them with an unprecedented glimpse into the inner workings of the brain thanks to a five-year, $9 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will establish the […]

‘On-the-fly’ 3-D print system prints what you design, as you design it

Media Note: Click here to see a YouTube video of the interactive prototyping system. To download pictures and a PDF copy of study, visit .   ITHACA, N.Y. – 3-D printing has become a powerful tool for engineers and designers, allowing them to do “rapid prototyping” by creating a physical copy of a proposed […]

Cornell opens $25M NSF platform for discovering new materials

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University is leading an effort that will empower scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs throughout the nation to design and create new interface materials – materials that do not exist in nature and possess unprecedented properties – thanks to a $25 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Platform for the […]

$10 million grant helps Cornell launch multi-institutional virtual research lab

ITHACA, N.Y. – 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 Carla Gomes, also with appointments in Information Science and the Dyson School and director of the Institute for Computational Sustainability. Each award will […]

Cornell plays key role surfing for gravitational waves

A full century after Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity proclaimed that gravitational waves cause ripples in spacetime, humanity may finally have the tools to detect these waves. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $14.5 million to the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) consortium over five years to create and operate a […]