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News: BME

Here you will find recent and archived news about the Meinig School and our affiliates and partners. For more stories, don't forget to browse our spotlights and annual BME newsletters as well!

Antaki, Wang elected to National Academy of Inventors

By: Syl Kacapyr

For their work inventing heart-assist devices and biomaterials for tissue regeneration, respectively, Cornell Engineering professors James Antaki and Yadong Wang have been elected fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. Read more

Modernizing the quad: See the future Thurston Hall

By: Cornell Engineering

A multi-million dollar building project will expand Thurston Hall, providing the Meinig School with new laboratory, teaching and meeting spaces while giving the south end of the Engineering Quad a modern new look. Take a look at the project and see how it will change the dynamics of how engineering faculty and students interact. Read more

Cornell Engineering startup makes PopSci's 100 greatest innovations list

A 3D-printed ear transplant called AuriNovo was the Grand Award Winner in the health category of Popular Science's 2022 list of "100 Greatest Innovations in 2022." AuriNovo was created by 3DBio Therapeutics, a startup company co-founded by professor Lawrence Bonassar and Dan Cohen ‘04, M.S. ‘07, Ph.D. ‘10. Read more

Schaffer elected fellow of Optica (formerly ORS)

Congratulations to Prof. Chris B. Schaffer on his election as a Fellow in Optica (formerly OSA) for "pioneering optical imaging and manipulation tools to elucidate cellular mechanisms of disease, and for service to Optica.” Read more