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Differential Privacy the Correct Choice for the 2020 U.S. Census

New study from Columbia Engineering computer scientists supports the Census Bureau’s switch to differential privacy as a de-identification mechanism for the 2020 Census.
19-May-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Plug-and-Play Organ-on-a-Chip can be Customized to the Patient

Researchers from Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Irving Medical Center have developed a model of human physiology in the form of a multi-organ chip consisting of engineered human heart, bone, liver, and skin that are linked by vascular...
26-Apr-2022 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Concerned Your Smartphone Is Spying on You?

Columbia Engineering researchers have developed a new system that generates whisper-quiet sounds that you can play in any room, in any situation, to block smart devices from spying on you. And it’s easy to implement on hardware like computers and...
18-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wireless, High-Speed, Low-Power Communications for Implantable Devices

Implantable bioelectronics are now often key in assisting or monitoring the heart, brain, and other vital organs, but they often lack a safe, reliable way of transmitting their data to doctors. Now researchers at Columbia Engineering have invented a...
6-Apr-2022 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technology Could Make Biopsies a Thing of the Past

A Columbia Engineering team has developed a technology that could replace conventional biopsies and histology with real-time imaging within the living body. Described in a new paper published today in Nature Biomedical Engineering, MediSCAPE is a...
28-Mar-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Engineering an “Invisible Cloak” for Bacteria to Deliver Drugs to Tumors

Columbia Engineering researchers report that they have developed a “cloaking” system that temporarily hides therapeutic bacteria from immune systems, enabling them to more effectively deliver drugs to tumors and kill cancer cells in mice. By...
16-Mar-2022 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Novel Antiviral Drug Combinations Demonstrate COVID-19 Therapeutic Potential

Novel antiviral drug combinations demonstrate Covid-19 therapeutic potential. By combining inhibitors of polymerases and exonucleases--enzymes that allow SARS-CoV-2 to reproduce--researchers report that they were able to reduce SARS-CoV-2...
7-Mar-2022 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Cheaper, Faster, Safer Way to Screen Temperatures

Researchers from Columbia Engineering and the Mailman School of Public Health have invented a system that can automatically take temperature readings of people walking by, going about their own business, up to three meters away--no one has to stand...
22-Feb-2022 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Columbia Engineering, based in New York City, is one of the top engineering schools in the U.S. and one of the oldest in the nation. Also known as The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School expands knowledge and advances technology through the pioneering research of its more than 220 faculty, while educating undergraduate and graduate students in a collaborative environment to become leaders informed by a firm foundation in engineering. The School’s faculty are at the center of the University’s cross-disciplinary research, contributing to the Data Science Institute, Earth Institute, Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Precision Medicine Initiative, and the Columbia Nano Initiative. Guided by its strategic vision, “Columbia Engineering for Humanity,” the School aims to translate ideas into innovations that foster a sustainable, healthy, secure, connected, and creative humanity.



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