CS Professor Carla Gomes was honored with a Research Excellence Award from the College of Engineering at Cornell University. 

The annual awards were presented on December 9, 2019 in Willard Straight Hall as part of the Engineering Faculty Holiday Reception. Since 2015, the awards have recognized the importance of leadership in innovative research in the categories of assistant, associate, and full professors. 

Gomes is Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the Institute for Computational Sustainability at Cornell University. Her research area is Artificial Intelligence with a focus on large-scale constraint-based reasoning, optimization, and machine learning. She has become a principal force in the establishment of the new field of Computational Sustainability.

Read more about Gomes' research in recent coverage:

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Communications of the ACM Cover

Uncertain AI as More Ethical AI?

Crystal Phase Mapping with AI and ML in Pursuit of the Next Generation of Fuel Cells

Using More Ethical AI to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Amazon

Women in Science: Celebrating Advances by Cornell CS Professors

Watch a 3-minute film on Computational Sustainability

Acclaimed Science Writer, Philip Ball discusses Computational Sustainability in a new article in Nature Materials

AI Reduces Citizen Science Biases in New Research by Di Chen and Carla Gomes