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Lance Collins Lance Collins
Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering
242 Carpenter Hall
Lance Collins, who was named dean in 2010, joined Cornell in 2002 as a member of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering faculty, following 11 years on the chemical engineering faculty at Pennsylvania State University. His research combines simulation and theory to study a variety of turbulent flow processes. He earned his B.S.E. in 1981 at Princeton University, his M.S. in 1983, and his Ph.D. in 1987 at the University of Pennsylvania, all in chemical engineering.
Mark Lewis  Mark Lewis
Associate Dean for Diversity and Faculty Development, Professor of Operations Research and Information Engineering
146 Olin Hall
Professor Lewis received his undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Political Science from Eckerd College in 1992, his Master's degree in Theoretical Statistics from Florida State University in 1995, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1998. After receiving his doctorate, Lewis spent a year at the University of British Columbia as a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Operations Excellence. He joined Cornell as an Associate Professor in 2005 after teaching Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan.
 Mulrooney 2 Erin Mulrooney
Associate Dean for Administration
249 Carpenter Hall
Erin Mulrooney joined Cornell in 2016 after leaving the University of Chicago where she served as the assistant vice president for strategic resources and chief operating officer for facilities services. Prior to the University of Chicago, she spent 16 years at the University of Pennsylvania, ultimately serving in an administrative and financial officer role. Mulrooney holds a Master of Science degree in organizational dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania.
 Betsy East Betsy East
Associate Dean for Student Services
170A Olin Hall
Betsy East joined the engineering college in 1994 as administrative manager of AEP. In 1998 she became the director of engineering admissions and was appointed assistant dean in 2002. Prior to her tenure in engineering, she was the associate director of athletics and gymnastics coach. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Massachusetts in sport administration and a master's degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell (1989).
EMMANUEL P GIANNELIS Emmanuel P. Giannelis
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering
176 Kimball Hall

Giannelis is the Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering and the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education in the College of Engineering. His research interests include Nanomaterials for Energy, Biomedical, and Environmental Applications. His group is internationally recognized as one of the leading groups in nanohybrids and nanocomposites. He is a Fellow of the American Chemical Society and of the Polymer Materials Science and Engineering Division of the American Chemical Society. He has won the 2014 Cooperative Research Award from the American Chemical Society, and he is a member of the European Academy of Sciences.

  Michael Thompson
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
235 Frank HT Rhodes Hall
Michael Thompson received his B.S. in Applied Physics from  CalTech in 1979 and M.S./Ph.D degrees in Applied and Engineering Physics  from Cornell.  For the past 28 years, his group's research has focused  on the behavior of semiconductor materials under pulsed and CW laser  exposure.   He is coauthor on more than 120 papers and over 20 patents.
Packard Carol Packard
Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs and Development
253 Carpenter Hall
Carol Packard was previously the director of development and alumni relations for Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. Prior to 2012, Packard was the Director of Major Gifts and Associate Director of Development for Penn State's College of Liberal Arts, Director of Business Development for Snavely Associates and Senior Account Executive at AccuWeather. She earned her B.A. in English Literature from the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University.
John March
Professor and Chair, Biological and Environmental Engineering
104 Riley Robb Hall
(607) 254-5471

John March received his PhD in 2005 in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland, and joined the Cornell faculty that same year. His research in cell signaling is focused on reconfiguring biological systems for improved performance in the areas of biomedicine and sustainability.  He teaches molecular and cellular bioengineering, and stochastic modeling.  He received a Presidential Early Career Award in 2011 and was named a "New Innovator" by the NIH in 2010.  He is the recipient of the 2014 Fiona Ip Li '78 and Donald Li '75 Excellence in Teaching Award/  He has a BS and MS in Biological Engineering and a BA in English from the University of Georgia. 

Abe Stroock
William C. Hooey Director and Gordon L. Dibble '50 Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
260 Olin Hall
(607) 255-4276
After completing a bachelor's degree in Physics at Cornell, Abraham Stroock spent two years in France.  There he worked in the research division of Electricite de France and completed a master's degree at the University of Paris VI and XI in Solid State Physics.  He then returned to the US to pursue a PhD in the Chemistry department at Harvard University with George Whitesides.  In the winter of 2003, he joined the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Cornell University where he became a full professor in 2015.  In his research, he has focused on questions in transport phenomena, thermodynamics, and biophysics.  He has played an important role in the development of microfluidic technologies for applications in biomedical engineering, energy production, and sensing.  His research has been recognized with a variety of awards, including the MIT Technology Review's TR35 list of top innovators under 35 (2007) and the NSF CAREER Award (2008).  He has taught phenomena, bioprocess, and thermodynamics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Rick Allmendinger
Rick Allmendinger
Director of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
3128 Snee Hall
Rick Allmendinger, a fellow of the Geological Society of America and professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, joined the Cornell faculty in 1984; he had previously worked as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. His research is in structural geology and tectonics. He earned his A.B. in geological sciences at Cornell in 1974 and his Ph.D. from Stanford in 1979.
mc288 Mark Campbell
S.C. Thomas Sze Director and Professor, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
208 Upson Hall
(607) 255-4268
Mark Campbell joined the Cornell faculty in 2001. He was an assistant professor at the University of Washington from 1997-2001. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (B.S.) and MIT (M.S., Ph.D.), he worked on MACE, a dynamics and control laboratory flown on Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1995. He spent his 2005-06 sabbatical year as a visiting scientist at the Insitu group, maker of small autonomous UAV's for commercial and defense applications, and as an Australian Research Council international fellow. Campbell has been the recipient of several college and national teaching awards and several best paper awards. He received the Bennet Prize and is an Andrew Carnegie Scholar. He is currently an associate fellow of the AIAA and is serving as a member of the DoD's Defense Science Study Group, as well as an editor for several aerospace journals. 
Clifford-Pollock Clifford R. Pollock
Ilda and Charles Lee Professor of Engineering and Director, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
229 Phillips Hall
(607) 255-55032

Clifford R. Pollock is the Ilda and Charles Lee Professor of Engineering and director of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He joined the faculty at Cornell in 1983 as an assistant professor after an NRC/NBS postdoctoral fellowship at the National Bureau of Standards in Boulder, CO. Pollock was promoted to associate professor in 1987 and a full professor in 1993.  Pollock has previously served as the Director of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (2001-2008) and Associate Director (1994-1997). He also served as the faculty interface on the design of Duffield Hall, Cornell's nanofabrication facility. Pollock was a member of the Defense Science Study Group (1994-1996), and has been a member of the Army Scientific Advisory Board. Pollock received Cornell Engineering's Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Teacher Award in 1988, the C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Young Educator Award from HKN in 1989, and was named a Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell in 1997.

Lois_Pollack Lois Pollack
Professor and Director, Applied and Engineering Physics
254 Clark Hall
(607) 255-8695

After receiving her Ph.D. in condensed matter physics from MIT, Pollack came to Cornell to work with the Low Temperature Physics group. She was a postdoctoral associate (1989-1991) and a research associate (1991-1997) in the Microkelvin Laboratory. In 1997, with support from the National Science Foundation and the Cornell Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics (LASSP) Biophysics Group, she changed the focus of her research program to biophysics. In 1999 she became senior research associate in LASSP. She joined the faculty in the School of Applied and Engineering Physics in 2000. Her research focuses on developing and applying physics-based tools to gain insight into outstanding problems in molecular biology. She received the Swanson Excellence in Teaching Award in 2003, and the Chau Excellence in Teaching Award in 2012.

Updated picture Bruce van Dover
Director of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
312 Bard Hall
(607) 255-3228
R. Bruce van Dover received a B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton in 1974 Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford in 1980. He then joined Bell Laboratories to conduct basic research on superconducting, magnetic, and electronic materials/devices, and left in 2002 as a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff to join Cornell University as a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. His current research centers on discovery of materials for energy applications, including fuel cell catalysts and ionic conductors. He served as Director of Graduate Studies for MS&E from 2005-2015and is currently serving the university as a member of the Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Status., He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society. 
Fred Schneider
Fred Schneider
Samuel B. Eckert Professor of Computer Science and Chair, Department of Computer Science
107 Hoy Road Gates Hall
(607) 255-9221
Fred Schneider joined the Cornell faculty in 1978, having completing a Ph.D. at Stony Brook University, preceded by a B.S. in engineering from Cornell in 1975. Schneider currently also serves as the chief scientist for the NSF-funded TRUST Science and Technology Center. Schneider's research has focused on various aspects of trustworthy systems. Schneider was elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1992, the Association of Computing Machinery in 1995, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in 2008. He was named Professor-at-Large at the University of Tromso (Norway) in 1996, and was awarded a Doctor of Science honoris causa by the University of NewCastle-upon-Tyne in 2003 for his work in computer dependability and security. Norges Tekniske Vitenskapsakademi (Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences) elected Schneider a member in 2010, as did the U.S. National Academy of Engineering in 2011.
David Shmoys
Laibe/Acheson Professor of Business Management and Leadership and Director, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering
231 Frank HT Rhodes Hall
(607) 255-9146
David Shmoys obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1984. He has faculty appointments in both the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and the Department of Computer Science. Shmoys' research has focused on the design and analysis of efficient algorithms for discrete optimization problems. His work has highlighted the central role that linear programming plays in the design of approximation algorithms for NP-hard problems. His current work includes the application of discrete optimization techniques to several issues in computational sustainability, as well as in the development of approximation algorithms for stochastic models of clustering, inventory, and related problems in logistics.
Linda Nozick
Linda K. Nozick
Professor and Director, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
220 Hollister Hall
(607) 255-3690
Linda Nozick joined the faculty at Cornell in 1992 after completing her doctorate. She has also been a visiting associate professor in the Operations Research Department at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif., and a visiting professor in the General Motors Global R&D Center in Warren, Mich. Her fields of expertise is complex systems modeling with an emphasis on critical infrastructure systems and hazardous materials transportation. She earned a B.S. in systems analysis and engineering from The George Washington University in 1989 and M.S.E. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in systems engineering in 1990 and 1992, respectively.
Marjolein van der Meulen
Marjolein van der Meulen
James M. and Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering, Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering
219 Upson Hall
(607) 255-1445
Marjolein van der Meulen is a senior scientist in the Research Division of the Hospital for Special Surgery. Her research in orthopaedic biomechanics focuses on the interaction between mechanical stimuli and the skeleton, and the mechanical properties of musculoskeletal tissues. She received her S.B. (1987) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her M.S. (1989), and Ph.D. (1993) from Stanford University, all in mechanical engineering. She has been a member of the Cornell faculty since 1996

 Gao picHuaizhu Oliver Gao
Director, Systems Engineering
Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
313 Hollister Hall
(607) 254-8334

Dr. Gao is an Associate Professor in the graduate fields of 1) Civil and Environmental Engineering (Transportation Systems Engineering), 2) Systems Engineering, 3) Cornell Institute of Public Affairs (CIPA), and 4) Air Quality in Earth and Atmospheric Science at Cornell University. His research focuses on transportation systems, environment (especially air quality and climate change), energy, and sustainable development. He also studies sustainable food systems, quantifying and mitigating green-house gas emissions from food supply chains. He is a member of Transportation Research Board Committee on Transportation and Air Quality (ADC20), a member of Transportation Research Board Committee on Maintenance Equipment (AHD60), an academic member on the FACA Committee of US EPA MOVES model development, and a member (invited) on the editorial board of the international journal Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Gao received his graduate degrees (Ph.D. in CEE, M.S. in Statistics, and M.S. in Agriculture and Resource Economics) from the University of California at Davis in 2004, M.S. degree in Civil Engineering in 1999, and duel undergraduate degrees in Civil Engineering and Environmental Science in 1996 from Tsinghua University, China. Before joining Cornell, Gao was a quant in the mathematical and econometrical modeling division at the Rohatyn Group, LLG, a Wall Street hedge fund specializing in emerging markets.