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Lecture on the 'new normal' for disasters

Lecture on the 'new normal' for disasters

December 18, 2012

At a talk in NYC Dec. 12, engineering professor Thomas O'Rourke urged better preparedness for natural disasters and surveyed the role of infrastructure in recent calamities. read more

Imaging Deep Volcanic Activity with Seismic Interferometry.

September 1, 2012

Undergraduate student, Adam Stewart has received a Fall 2012 research award through Engineering Learning Initiatives for a project titled: Imaging Deep Volcanic Activity with Seismic Interferometry. ... read more

CEAA awards announced

CEAA awards announced

May 10, 2012

The Cornell Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) recognized outstanding students, faculty, and staff at its annual awards banquet April 19. read more

Cornell Engineering launches leadership program

Cornell Engineering launches leadership program

April 19, 2012

The College of Engineering is launching a new undergraduate leadership program with a recent anonymous gift of $700,000 from an alumnus. read more

Study ties oil, gas production to Midwest quakes

Study ties oil, gas production to Midwest quakes

April 6, 2012

AP: Oil and gas production may explain a sharp increase in small earthquakes in the nation's midsection, a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey suggests. read more

Janet L. Williams has joined the EAS staff as our new Director of Administration

April 4, 2012

Janet L. Williams has joined the EAS staff as our new Director of Administration to oversee business in both the CALS and Engineering parts of our department. Janet has experience in finance and... read more

Marty Sullivan has joined the EAS staff in Bradfield Hall.

March 13, 2012

Marty Sullivan has joined the EAS staff in Bradfield Hall. He will take over Brian Belcher's position when Brian leaves at the end of June. Welcome Marty! read more

Congratulations to Suzanne Mahlburg Kay

March 5, 2012

Congratulations to Suzanne Mahlburg Kay on her election to the position of Vice President (President-Elect) and Councilor of the Geological Society of America. Kay's election by members of the... read more

Rick Allmendinger has received the 2012 Career Contribution Award

February 27, 2012

Rick Allmendinger has received the 2012 Career Contribution Award from the Division of Structural Geology and Tectonics of the Geological Society of America. This award is given each year to a... read more

EAS welcomes Mainak Mookherjee

February 15, 2012

EAS welcomes Mainak Mookherjee to its academic staff as a Research Scientist. Mookherjee received his PhD from the University of Cambridge in Geological Sciences (minerals). Prior to Cornell, he did... read more

15th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

February 1, 2012

The 15th annual Graduate Research Symposium was held on January 20, 2012 in Snee Hall. Sections were Paleontology, Earthquakes/Seismology, Atmospheric, Remote Sensing, Volcanism/Geochemistry. Alumni... read more