- In January 2023, the Tanzania subteam traveled to Sunuka, Tanzania to do an on-site evaluation and assessment of an in-progress irrigation system. This video showcases our adventures! Team - Tammo Steenhuis (faculty advisor), Josh Umansky-Castro (advisor), Krisha Jivani (team lead), Aisha Brundan, Janeth Manyalla, Jenna Rotheram, Ajay Sunkara Photography and videography - Krisha Jivani, Josh Umansky-Castro Written, produced, and edited - Krisha Jivan
- 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.
- Sabrina Marcos, Ph.D. student in the Barstow lab receives Cornell Atkinson thematic grant
- 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.
- New York Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado visits the Barstow lab
- Barstow lab receives climate solution grant
- Welcome to the Water Resources Institute’s Year of Water – an educational effort to inform students and Tompkins County residents.
- BEE March Lab Collaboration: In a collaborative effort, a team from Cornell working with a team from Einstein College of Medicine have published results from a study on building synthetic molecules that have similar structure to microbial metabolites normally found in the gut. Using this approach, termed “metabolite mimicry,” the team was able to demonstrate that making indole-based molecules could significantly reduce intestinal inflammatory markers in both murine and human organoid models.
- BEE Prof. Jung awarded NSF funds to help design COVID-19 masks
- DOE ARPA selects Prof. Barstow collar. topic for Solicitation on Topics Informing New Program Areas Funding Opportunity Announcement
- Walter Lab paper selected as the Best Paper for the Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment in 2020
- Prof. Datta Lecture at IFT Food Engineering Division, 2020 Annual Meeting
- BEE Professors Barstow and Wu receive $1M DOE award
- BEE Prof. Jung and incoming BEE Prof. Roh receive NSF award
- Prof. Goldfarb named associate editor of Fuel, one of the top journals of the fuel science community.
- BEE FA 21' PhD student Briana Hackos receives 3-year Cornell Sloan/Coleman Graduate Diversity Fellowship
- Prof. Jung in National Geographic: How cat tongues work-and can inspire human tech
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The program helped Alexa Schmitz, Ph.D. ’18, and colleagues explore the market potential for their sustainable way of extracting rare earth elements used in many electronics.
A $1M award will support Upstate 2.0, which aims to grow the regional economy in upstate New York while helping to realize the state and nation’s goal of a net-zero carbon economy.