Arthur Ashkin, Ph.D. '52, whose invention of optical tweezers revolutionized the way scientists can study and manipulate biological systems, has won a share of this year's Nobel Prize in physics.
A five-year, $22.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will continue to develop advanced imaging techniques for biological processes.
Two Meinig School instructors were honored at the 2018 College of Engineering Excellence in Advising and Teaching Awards, hosted on Monday, Sept. 17: Shalu Suri (Lecturer) received the 2018 James and Mary Tien Excellence in Teaching Award Jonathan Butcher (Professor) received the 2018 Sonny Yao ’72 Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award The annual awards recognize distinguished teaching and mentoring within the college, as well as leadership in path-breaking science and technical innovation. Congratulations Shalu and Jonathan!
Three renowned neuroscientists will discuss their work at the third annual Cornell Neurotech Mong Family Foundation Symposium Sept. 27.
The Office of Engagement Initiatives has awarded nearly $840,000 to 21 teams of faculty and community partners integrating community engagement into majors and minors.
Lance Collins, dean of Cornell Engineering, was presented with the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13.
Six faculty members are recipients of 2018 Louis H. Zalaznick Teaching Assistantships, receiving funds to develop or expand courses, and add teaching assistants.
Congratulations to Marjolein van der Meulen, Ph.D. for receiving the New ASBMR 2018 Adele L. Boskey Award!
The award will be presented on Saturday, September 29 during the ASBMR 2018 Annual Meeting in Montréal, Québec, Canada.