When Matthew Mosquera arrived at Cornell in 2015 to start his doctoral degree, he thought he would focus on fluid research. Yet after he heard a talk by Associate Professor Ankur Singh about using... Read more about Matthew Mosquera Applies Interdisciplinary Engineering to Medical Research
Robotic Hand with a High-Tech Transmission
by Colton Poore ’20
The world of prosthetics is evolving every day. After one of Kevin O’Brien’s good friends—a combat rescue pilot—lost her leg, she was able to receive a prosthetic and had her wings back in only a year. Even 10 years ago, that sort of recovery time was hard, if not impossible, to imagine. Yet there is still a long way to go. O’Brien, a graduate student and Engineering Commercialization Fellow in the Robert Shepherd lab, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, at Cornell University, is working to expand the burgeoning field of soft robotics and to witness its practical applications in the world.
If you happened to be walking through the Engineering Quad at lunchtime on Thursday, January 30 you may have seen a group of high school students holding small devices up to the sun. After a few... Read more about MSE Ph.D. students create lesson for nationally-distributed H.S. engineering curriculum
Even when Zach Boynton was in high school at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Massachusetts, he knew he would probably end up following a technical path. “I was in the Rindge School of... Read more about Zach Boynton: Expanding the Ubiquity and Capacity of Communications Technology