Cornell University boasts more than 100 interdisciplinary research organizations, bringing faculty and students together from across the university to pursue research, teaching, and outreach on broad scholarly and social topics like nanofabrication, life sciences, computing and information science, environmental sustainability, human development, agriculture, space research, international issues, and energy technologies. The work of these Centers and Institutes is aligned with state, national and global needs, providing direct benefits to individuals, groups, and the public good.
Among the Cornell centers whose missions bear direct relevance to the mission of NY BEST are the KAUST-CU Center for Energy and Sustainability and the Energy Materials Center at Cornell. In these centers, critical research is underway to advance technologies of advanced lithium ion batteries, supercapacitors, and other electrical energy storage devices. Both Centers work closely with Industry partners from around New York State, and beyond. By building long term partnerships with companies, Cornell Centers are able to see the long-term technology challenges of the developing products. The successful partnerships develop plans for overcoming these challenges by prioritizing how to direct research resources at Cornell to these persistent technology hurdles.
Cornell research is committed to knowledge transfer and engages in technology transfer and economic development activities that benefit local, state, national, and international constituents.
Cornell University is the land-grant university for New York State. Cornell fulfills its Land Grant mission by providing education, outreach, and applied research that impacts every aspect of life in New York.
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