March 20, 2018

Joachim Frank Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Columbia University congratulates Joachim Frank, Ph.D., a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and biological sciences at Columbia University Medical Center, and a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
March 16, 2018

Lamont-Doherty Receives Donation of Marine Seismic Technology Upgrades

A generous donation from leading geoscience firm CGG Inc. will advance the research capacities of the Langseth, Columbia University's research vessel, and enable new areas of sub-seafloor exploration.
March 13, 2018

Siyuan Chen PhD’18: Earth-Shaking Insights

Mechanical engineer Siyuan Chen PhD’18 is on a quest for “the holy grail of geology”—the ability to reliably predict earthquakes and empower communities around the world to prepare for the onset of seismic activity.
March 2, 2018

Dual Frequency Comb Generated on a Single Chip Using a Single Laser

Columbia engineers are the first to miniaturize dual-frequency combs by putting two frequency comb generators on a single millimeter-sized silicon-based chip — work that could lead to low-cost, real-time portable sensing and spectroscopy in the field.
March 1, 2018

Karen Kasza and James Teherani Win 2018 NSF CAREER Awards

Engineering professors Karen Kasza and James Teherani have each won a prestigious, five-year award from the National Science Foundation, which supports the early career-development activities of junior faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education.