Professor Steve WaiChing Sun has won the 2013 Caterpillar Best Paper Prize, awarded by the editorial boards of Acta Geotechnica.

Professor Peña-Mora Named NYC DDC Commissioner

Peña-Mora is a leading engineer with vast experience managing infrastructure and construction projects in New York, the United States, and across the globe.

Senior Spotlight: Victoria Chibuogu Nneji, Set on Making a Difference

After graduation, Victoria hopes to work on innovative ways to make better use of technology in an educational setting.

Celebrating Faculty Promotions

Dean Mary C. Boyce began a new tradition for Columbia Engineering as she hosted a reception to celebrate faculty promotions on March 27.

Professor Lavaei Wins NSF CAREER Award

The five-year, $400,000 award will support his project, “High-Performance Optimization Methods for Power Systems.”

All Shook Up

An unusual test took place in Columbia Engineering’s Carleton Laboratory in mid-February: a simulated earthquake.

Professor Geambasu Wins NSF CAREER Award

Geambasu won the award for her proposal to create new data protection abstractions for modern operating systems.

Columbia Engineering Launches 150th Anniversary Website

Highlights include a timeline of achievements, time capsule presentations, videos, events, and memories submitted by students, alumni, and faculty.

AstroMike Evening Out of This World

NASA Astronaut Michael Massimino BS’84 shared personal anecdotes and career highlights as the second guest of “Engineering Icons,” the School’s new series of conversations with game changers in engineering and applied science.

Senior Spotlight: Shannon Sullivan, Future MD

Sullivan says Columbia Engineering has not only given her an outstanding and challenging academic experience, but also supported her many interests and her aim to make a significant change in the world.

SEAS Kicks Off Yearlong 150th Celebration

The School has just launched its yearlong 150th birthday party with a full week of activities that are engaging students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Chips that Listen to Bacteria

Researchers have demonstrated that integrated circuit technology, the basis of modern computers and communications devices, can also be used for the study of signaling in bacterial colonies.

NY Times Taps Prof. Wiggins as Chief Data Scientist

According to Wiggins, the Times is creating a machine learning group to help learn from data about the content it produces and the way readers consume that content.

New Study Reveals How the Brain Recognizes Speech Sounds

Nima Mesgarani's study offers an unprecedented insight into the basis of human language and may add to our understanding of language disorders.

Senior Spotlight: Devante Bledsoe, All Business

As a prospective student four years ago, Devante Bledsoe was drawn to Columbia Engineering because it offered a curriculum that went beyond courses in engineering, science, and mathematics.
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