Milestones

Two Columbia Engineering seniors—Sonia Bansal and Haris Durrani—will present their research at the prestigious National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC) in January.

SEAS Attracts Large Cohort of Talented Graduate Students from South America

This fall, the School welcomed 63 South American Master of Science and doctoral students.

Prof. Vunjak-Novakovic Named AAAS Fellow

Vunjak-Novakovic is being honored "for distinguishing contributions to the field of tissue engineering."

Unusual Electronic State Found in New Class of Unconventional Superconductors

A team of scientists has discovered an unusual form of electronic order in a new family of unconventional superconductors.

An Interview with Kathy McKeown

Professor McKeown talks about women in science, using natural language processing to describe disasters, and more.

SEAS Construction: New Entrance, Student Commons, and Cafe

Major changes to the fourth floor of the Mudd Building will be underway during Winter Break.

Columbia Entrepreneurs Battle It Out in Elevator Pitch Competition

Nearly 40 teams got just 60 seconds to pitch their new business ideas to a group of judges during the Columbia Engineering Fast Pitch competition.

Want the Attention of the Audience? Introduce a New Gesture

Columbia researchers set up an experiment to correlate the level of audience interest with specific hand gestures made by a speaker.

Gala Celebrates the School’s 150th Birthday

A record-breaking crowd of more than 800 guests celebrated Columbia Engineering's 150th anniversary with an elegant gala held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

Foundation for the Future: Symposium Highlights 150 Years of Discovery and Innovation

Growing human bone, building smarter infrastructures, harnessing big data, and developing new tools for brain imaging were just some of the exciting topics that took center stage.

Five Astronauts Touch Down at Columbia Engineering

Five astronauts from STS-125, the record-setting final Hubble Space Telescope Servicing Mission, convened Nov. 13 at Columbia’s Rennert Hall for a special look back at their incredible journey.

Prof. Mow Receives ASME's Highest Honor

The ASME Medal was established by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers to recognize “eminently distinguished engineering achievement.”

Room for Innovation: School Opens New Makerspace

At the newly opened Columbia Makerspace, students will have a dedicated place on campus to collaborate, learn, explore, experiment, and create prototypes.

Nov. 14 Symposium Showcases 150 Years of Innovation, Then and Now

To celebrate its rich history of discovery and innovation through the years, Columbia Engineering is hosting a thought-provoking symposium—Columbia's Engineering Renaissance: Foundation for the Future—on Friday, November 14.

Oral Solutions (Scientific American)

Prof. Kam Leong was one of the first to demonstrate success with oral treatments that inhibit immune response.
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