Distinguished Columbia Engineering alumna Alicia Abella MS'93, MPhil'94, PhD'95 has been awarded the University Medal for Excellence, which will be presented to her May 22 at Commencement. The Medal for Excellence is awarded annually and bestowed on an outstanding Columbia graduate under the age of 45.
Columbia Engineering recently hosted the Spring 2013 hackNY Student Hackathon, a 24-hour marathon of collaborative coding and a chance for students to become immersed in New York City’s thriving technology start-up scene.
Columbia faculty and leading data scientists and researchers underscored the ever-increasing challenges and opportunities tied to big data at a symposium held April 5 by Columbia’s new Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering.
Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger today announced his appointment of Mary Cunningham Boyce as the new Dean of the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, effective July 1, 2013.
When Venkat Venkatasubramanian investigates a complex system—anywhere from understanding the inner workings of chemical plants and power grids to researching the systemic failure of failed institutions—the computational theorist likes to take a holistic approach.