September 22, 2017

Columbia Engineers Win NSF Grant to Study NYC Storm Surge Infrastructure Resilience

Columbia Engineering professors George Deodatis, Daniel Bienstock, and Kyle Mandli will use a multi-pronged approach to address threats to infrastructure and help keep communities functional and healthy.
September 20, 2017

Gut Microbiome Researcher Wins Pew Innovation Grant

Ivaylo Ivanov, an immunologist at Columbia who studies the role of intestinal bacteria in the body’s immune response has received a two-year, $200,000 Innovation Fund award from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
September 11, 2017

Brightness of Luminous Astronomical Explosions Is Product of Powerful Shockwaves

A new study suggests a theoretical prediction explaining the unusual brightness of some astronomical explosions, first developed by Columbia University astronomers and physicists, is correct.
September 5, 2017

Large-scale Study of Genetic Data Shows Humans Still Evolving

In a study analyzing the genomes of 210,000 people in the United States and Britain, Columbia University researchers found genetic evidence that natural selection is happening in modern human populations.
August 18, 2017

5 Questions: Astronomer David Kipping on The Great American Eclipse

On August 21, millions of people will bear witness as the moon slips over the entire face of the sun, obscuring its light and allowing only the glow of its outer atmosphere to mark its place in the sky.