2022

  • Assoc. Prof. Jillian Goldfarb has been selected as one of the College of Engineering's outstanding teachers and is the winner of the James and Mary Tien Excellence in Teaching Award, the highest award for teaching in the college. 
  • Alexa Schmitz, Ph.D., is the recipient of an inaugural ‘Rising Women Innovator Award.’ Alexa is a post-doctoral research associate in the lab of Buz Barstow, Assistant Professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and In the Barstow lab, she is working on engineering microbes to extract rare earth elements. Her work has been funded by multiple sources, including The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability, the Cornell Energy Systems Institutes, and the Burroughs Welcome Fund. Video produced by Cornell alumna Shira Evergreen '02 from Uplifted Ithaca.

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Undergrad publishes theory on immune dysfunction in space

Rocky An ’23 proposes a theory that could solve the decades-old mystery of why astronauts’ immune systems become suppressed in space.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Health + Nutrition
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Everett Donald Markwardt, M.S. ’51, a leader in reforms that modernized agricultural outreach and support across the Northeast, has died at the age of 100.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Agriculture

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Bryce Demopoulos ’23 rescued a man from the subway tracks in New York City Aug. 4, seconds before an incoming train pulled into the station.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
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New research in biomechanics measures the impact of head-first, hand-first and feet-first diving and the likelihood of injury at different diving heights.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Biology
  • Health + Nutrition
The Pew Sundial on the Engineering Quadrangle in fall.

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Dan Aneshansley, Ph.D. ’72, professor emeritus of biological and environmental engineering, whose research impacted the state’s dairy and fruit production, died July 3. He was 79.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Neurobiology and Behavior