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Cornell Engineering Undergraduate Research - Extreme Talent. Radical Collaboration. Results that Matter.


  • Undergraduate engineering research is encouraged and accessible. Learn more about the undergraduate research opportunities available
  • 50% of undergraduate engineers participate in research each year (volunteers, for pay, or for credit)
  • Innovation engine: Cornell annually ranks among the top 10 universities in innovation and number of patents issued
  • Undergraduate engineers contribute to the research community across all 14 engineering majors and across Cornell’s 6 other colleges and schools
  • 2015 College of Engineering research expenditures: $136,292,959

To learn more about ongoing research in the College of Engineering, please see the individual department websites: