Engineering

Columbia Engineering School Professor Henning Schulzrinne has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer by FCC Chairman Julius Genac

Electrical engineer Dirk Englund works on processing and transmission of data in the form of photons, the tiniest particles of light. Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

Englund, an assistant professor of electrical engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, works in quantum photonics, the transmission and processing of data in the form of photons, the smallest particles of light. This line of research has potential real-world applications for any agency or company dealing with confidential information, including banks, hospitals and the government.

Res. Inc. students work and live together.

Someday, Columbia’s engineering graduates may fondly recall launching their successful startup company while huddled around a whiteboard in their dormitory suite.

Anyone who uses multithreaded computer programs—and that’s all of us, as these are the programs that power nearly all software applications including Office, Windows, Mac

Spoken language expert Julia Hirschberg has received a nearly $1.5 million grant to study deception in speech across cultures.

Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

Better be careful about telling a lie to 

Engineering professor Shih-Fu Chang is developing technology to make visual search as effortless as typing keywords into a search engine. Image credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia University

Engineering professor Shih-Fu Chang is trying to make visual search technology as effortless as typing a keyword like “Morningside restaurants” into Google.

Diagram representing the annual block-by-block building energy consumption in New York City, expressed in kilowatt hours per square meter. Developed by Columbia’s Professor Vijay Modi and Bianca Howard, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering.

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