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Optimizing FDNY Ambulance Response

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have teamed up with the Fire Department of New York to upgrade the FDNY's ambulance Emergency Medical Services (EMS) response operations and optimize hospital capacity balancing, so that hospitals aren’t...
23-Nov-2021 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Device Modulates Visible Light—Without Dimming It—with the Smallest Footprint and Lowest Power Consumption

Columbia engineers have invented a breakthrough optical phase modulator that controls visible light—without dimming it—with the smallest footprint and lowest power consumption. New device will improve LIDAR for remote sensing, AR/VR goggles,...
22-Nov-2021 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers Use New X-ray Technique to Conserve Henry VIII’s Favorite Warship

Researchers from Columbia Engineering, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), University of Sheffield, Mary Rose Trust, and University of Copenhagen used a new X-ray technique developed by Columbia and ESRF to discover that there are...
28-Oct-2021 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Quantum Phase Transition Detected on a Global Scale Deep Inside the Earth

Multidisciplinary team of materials physicists and geophysicists combine theoretical predictions, simulations, and seismic tomography to find spin transition in the Earth’s mantle. Their findings will improve understanding of the Earth’s...
12-Oct-2021 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Now We’re Cooking with Lasers

Imagine having your own digital personal chef; ready to cook whatever you want, tailoring the shape, texture, and flavor just for you--all at the push of a button. Columbia engineers have been working on doing just that, using lasers for cooking and...
17-Sep-2021 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bringing Order to Chaotic Bubbles Can Make Mining More Sustainable

A new way to control the motion of bubbles from researchers at Columbia Engineering might one day help separate useful metals from useless dirt using much less energy and water than is currently needed.
20-Aug-2021 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

"Greening” Biomaterials and Scaffolds Used in Regenerative Medicine

In the biomaterials industry, electrospinning is a ubiquitous fabrication method used to produce nano- to microscale fibrous meshes that closely resemble native tissue architecture. Alas, the process has traditionally used solvents that not only are...
30-Jul-2021 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Robotic Neck Brace Can Help Analyze Cancer Treatment Impacts

A new robotic neck brace from researchers at Columbia Engineering and their colleagues at Columbia's Department of Otolaryngology may help doctors analyze the impact of cancer treatments on the neck mobility of patients and may help guide their...
19-Jul-2021 1:30 PM EDT 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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