September 26, 2017

Energy Harvested from Evaporation Could Power Much of U.S., Says Study

In the first evaluation of evaporation as a renewable energy source, Columbia researchers found that U.S. lakes and reservoirs could generate 325 gigawatts of power, nearly 70 percent of what the U.S. currently produces.
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 21, 2017

How Will Climate Change Impact Future Floods and Flood Insurance?

Radley Horton, a professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, spoke with NewsHour about extreme weather, climate change, and flood insurance.
September 21, 2017

How Will Climate Change Impact Ocean Health?

Three oceanographers from Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory discuss how changes in ocean temperatures and chemistry impact marine life and food security.
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 19, 2017

One Step Closer to Lifelike Robots

The development of a self-contained soft actuator three times stronger than natural muscle, without the need of externals, signals a breakthrough in soft robotics.
September 15, 2017

Data Science Institute Professor Develops Software for Automatic Machine Learning

Thanks to a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Andreas Mueller, a lecturer at Columbia's Data Science Institute, will be able to create software that makes machine learning even easier to use.