Research & Scholarship

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November 2018 - Prof. Cataldo receives a one-year grant from Drexel University to continue his research on the potential benefits of green roofs.

November 2018 - Peter Zhao (ChE'20) presents his research at 2018 AIChE Annual Student Conference

October 2018 - Prof. Raja co-authors paper on convention formation in networks that was accepted to Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems Journal

September 2018 - Prof. Mintchev presents his work at AMS Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting

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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.