Research & Scholarship

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August 2018 - SEA2M3 Center is selected as finalist for Excellence in Innovation Award

May 2018 - Prof. Lepek presents poster on particle technology at the 8th World Congress

April 2018 - ChemE Car goes to Nationals after placing second at Regionals

March 2018 - Cooper students wins first and second prizes at annual IEEE regional Undergraduate Student Paper Contest

March 2018 - Prof. Kwong co-authors two papers to be presented in Earthquake Engineering conferences 

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  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.