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Research Reveals Exotic Quantum States in Double-Layer Graphene

Researchers from Brown and Columbia Universities have demonstrated previously unknown states of matter that arise in double-layer stacks of graphene, a two-dimensional nanomaterial. These new states, known as the fractional quantum Hall effect,...
25-Jun-2019 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Columbia Researchers Provide New Evidence on the Reliability of Climate Modeling

For decades, scientists studying a key climate phenomenon have been grappling with contradictory data that have threated to undermine confidence in the reliability of climate models overall. A new Columbia Engineering study settles that debate with...
21-Jun-2019 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Multi-mobile (M2) Computing System Makes Android and iOS Apps Sharable on Multiple Devices

Computer scientists at Columbia Engineering have developed a new computing system that enables current, unmodified mobile apps to combine and share multiple devices, including cameras, displays, speakers, microphones, sensors, and GPS, across...
20-Jun-2019 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ultrasound Method is First to Restore Dopaminergic Pathway in Brain at Early Stages of Parkinson's Disease

Researchers have developed a technique that could open up new ways to facilitate targeted drug delivery into the brain, enabling drugs to treat brain diseases more focally. They used transcranial, focused ultrasound and intravenously injected...
6-Jun-2019 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Deep Learning Techniques Teach Neural Model to “Play” Retrosynthesis

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a new technique based on reinforcement learning that trains a neural network model to correctly select the “best” reaction at each step of the retrosynthetic process. This form of AI provides a...
4-Jun-2019 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ultra-Clean Fabrication Platform Produces Nearly Ideal 2D Transistors

Columbia Engineering researchers report that they have demonstrated a nearly ideal transistor made from a 2D material stack—with only a two-atom-thick semiconducting layer—by developing a completely clean and damage-free fabrication process....
14-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

VisiBlends, a New Approach to Disrupt Visual Messaging

To help non-professionals create visual blends for their news and PSAs, Columbia Engineering researchers have developed VisiBlends, a flexible, user-friendly platform that transforms the creative brainstorming activity into a search function, and...
8-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Approach Shows Regeneration of Severely Damaged Lungs

Researchers have—for the first time—demonstrated in a clinically relevant model that severely damaged lungs can be regenerated to meet transplantation criteria. Their new study describes the cross-circulation platform that maintained the donor...
6-May-2019 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Columbia University's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, founded in 1864, offers programs in nine departments to both undergraduate and graduate students. With facilities specifically designed and equipped to meet the laboratory and research needs of faculty and students, Columbia Engineering is home to NSF-NIH funded centers in genomic science, molecular nanostructures, materials science, and energy, as well as one of the world’s leading programs in financial engineering. These interdisciplinary centers are leading the way in their respective fields while individual groups of engineers and scientists collaborate to solve some of modern society’s more difficult challenges.


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