Eight engineering students from Cornell traveled to Calcha, Bolivia, during summer break for an eight-week bridge-building project during which they developed bonds with the community there.
Striving for a future with smaller electric bills and a diminished need for more power plants, the NSF has awarded Cornell researchers $1 million to improve new residential electric storage systems.
Cornell is pursuing a project that has the potential to eliminate 82,000 metric tons of carbon from its annual footprint and establish one of the country's most advanced geothermal systems to heat the Ithaca campus.
In the first three months since the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center added a collection station for liquid cooking fats, oils and grease (FOG), nearly 275 gallons of material have been dropped off by residents.
Using a simulated earthquake, Cornell has determined that a new type of earthquake-resilient utility pipe destined for Los Angeles is ready for the next big disaster.
Dr. Patrick Reed, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been chosen by the International Environmental Modeling and Software Society (iEMSs) to receive a 2016 Biennial Medal for Exceptional Research Contributions to Environmental Modeling and Software.