Research

About our features

Research Features is a showcase of research programs and interdisciplinary activities that comprise the Cornell research enterprise. The features span the spectrum from nano to astro, and aim to highlight research in each college and school.

Contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Research if you have a suggestion for a feature.


Tsunami Research and Outreach

Evan Variano, a graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, demonstrates a portable tsunami teaching device he helped build to an earth science class at Dryden High School

The devastating impact of the Asian tsunami can be measured in scientific and human terms. Cornell researchers headed a scientific delegation to student effects in Sri Lanka. Graduate students developed lesson plans for areas high school students. A symposium that focuses on short-term costs and long-term implications is scheduled for February 23, 2005.

International Students and Scholars Office maintains a comprehensive website of resources.