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Blavatnik Family Foundation Provides $10 Million to Promote Engineering Innovations in Health

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Columbia Engineering announces a $10 million grant from the Blavatnik Family Foundation to fund innovative research at the intersection of engineering and health and to expedite the development, application, and commercialization of breakthrough...
22-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bioengineered Soft Microfibers Improve T-Cell Production

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Columbia biomedical engineers design a new, biomaterials-based system that takes a soft approach to improving cell manufacturing and may bring new hope to cancer patients for T-cell therapy.
17-Jan-2018 6:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

NYC Health Department IDs 10 Outbreaks of Foodborne Illness Using Yelp Reviews Since 2012

The NYC Health Department announced that since 2012, 10 outbreaks of foodborne illness were identified through a computer system jointly created with Columbia University’s Department of Computer Science. Launched in 2012, the computer system...
10-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Robotic Device Improves Balance and Gait in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Sunil Agrawal, professor of mechanical engineering and of rehabilitation and regenerative medicine at Columbia Engineering, working with Movement Disorders faculty from the department of neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, find that a...
20-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Engineers Develop Floating Solar Fuels Rig for Seawater Electrolysis

Chemical Engineering Prof Daniel Esposito has developed a novel photovoltaic-powered electrolysis device that can operate as a stand-alone platform that floats on open water. His floating PV-electrolyzer can be thought of as a “solar fuels rig”...
14-Dec-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Engineers Create Artificial Graphene in a Nanofabricated Semiconductor Structure

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Researchers at Columbia Engineering, experts at manipulating matter at the nanoscale, have made an important breakthrough in physics and materials science, recently reported in Nature Nanotechnology. Working with colleagues from Princeton and Purdue...
12-Dec-2017 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Applied Mathematician Qiang Du Elected an AAAS Fellow

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Qiang Du, the Fu Foundation Professor of Applied Mathematics, has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his “distinguished contributions to the field of applied and computational...
22-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Columbia Researchers Observe Exotic Quantum Particle in Bilayer Graphene

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A Columbia team has definitively observed an intensely studied anomaly in condensed matter physics—the even-denominator fractional quantum Hall  state—via transport measurement in bilayer graphene. “Observing the 5/2 state in any system is a...
6-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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