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Hotspots Show That Vegetation Alters Climate by Up to 30%

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Nature Geoscience study analyzes global satellite observations, shows vegetation alters climate and weather patterns by as much as 30%. The researchers used a new approach and found feedbacks between the atmosphere and vegetation can be strong,...
25-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Freezing Lithium Batteries May Make Them Safer and Bendable

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Columbia Engineering Professor Yuan Yang has developed a new method that could lead to lithium batteries that are safer, have longer battery life, and are bendable, providing new possibilities such as flexible smartphones. His new technique uses...
20-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Columbia Engineers Invent Method to Control Light Propagation in Waveguides

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Columbia Engineering Professor Nanfang Yu has invented a method to control light propagating in confined pathways, or waveguides, with high efficiency by using nano-antennas. He built photonic integrated devices that had record-small footprints and...
14-Apr-2017 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Thinking Outside the Power Box: Matthias Preindl Takes Converters Virtual

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Professor Matthias Preindl recently won an NSF CAREER grant to support his work reimagining how power converter technology operates. Inspired by virtualization that has become common in computer science, Preindl is designing virtual power converter...
13-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method Rescues Donor Organs to Save Lives

Researchers from Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center have—for the first time—maintained a fully functional lung outside the body for several days. They designed the cross-circulation platform that maintained the viability...
6-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Professor Shiho Kawashima Wins NSF Career Award

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Professor Shiho Kawashima, assistant professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics, has won a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to support her work developing concrete systems for use in 3D printing, a technology that could...
3-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Julia Hirschberg Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

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Professor Julia Hirschberg has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional distinctions awarded to an engineer. Hirschberg was cited by the NAE for her “contributions to the use of prosody in...
23-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Professors Ateshian and Myers Win ASME Honors for Bioengineering Research

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Two Columbia Engineering professors were honored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Gerard Ateshian won the H.R. Lissner Medal for his work on developing better modalities for the treatment of osteoarthritis, including stronger...
26-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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