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New Faculty - 2016

Welcome Immanuel Trummer

Before Trummer even had a computer, he wrote programs on paper and gave them to his friends to try out on their computers read more

Welcome Rachit Agarwal

The kind of problems I tend to get excited about are the ones that force us to fundamentally rethink the basics— read more

Welcome Greg Bewley

Bewley believes we don’t always pay enough attention to the things we can’t see read more

Welcome Andrew Gordon Wilson

The more I learned, the more it seemed like AI and machine learning were quickly moving areas of mathematical research where one could make great contributions read more

Welcome Kirstin Petersen

When Kirstin Petersen was a high school student, she had the opportunity to spend some time at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena. read more

Welcome Christina Delimitrou

Christina Delimitrou, assistant professor in Cornell’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), did not have a computer until she was 17. read more

Welcome Madeleine Udell

“I look for similarities across industries so instead of addressing one problem at a time I can solve a whole category of problems.” read more

Welcome Nathan Kallus

Kallus has looked at how to make personalized diabetes management recommendations using electronic medical records read more

Welcome Damek Davis

“Initially, I wanted to write code so I could spam people on MySpace with my music,” says Damek a bit sheepishly read more

Welcome Fengqi You

“I believe that chemical engineers should be able to do everything,” says You. read more

Welcome Itai Gurvich

“The national focus on healthcare has certainly presented me with some interesting opportunities for research,” says Gurvich. read more

Welcome Jeffrey Varner

What Varner does “get” is how to use computer code to model biological processes read more

Welcome Adrian Sampson

When I was twelve I started a software company read more

Welcome Guillaume Lambert

“I remember thinking ‘this is so cool—I want to do this.’ I felt like a fish in water” says Lambert. read more

Welcome Ilana Brito

Brito uses systems biology approaches to study the transmission of bacterial and genetic components of the human microbiome read more

Welcome Nelly Andarawis-Puri

Andarawis-Puri’s work in tendon research is in the sweet spot where basic mechanics and clinical relevance overlap completely read more

Welcome Matthew Reid

“I found I was adaptable when I spent two years teaching chemistry in Tanzania,” says Reid from his office in Cornell’s Hollister Hall. read more

Welcome Guy Hoffman

If Guy Hoffman is successful in his research, he just might redefine the word “robotic.” read more

Welcome John Albertson

When John Albertson was starting his doctoral studies at UC-Davis in 1993, his advisor, Professor Marc Parlange, recommended read more

Welcome Samitha Samaranayake

Samitha Samaranayake believes that we’re at the dawn of a revolution in urban transportation systems. read more

Welcome David Kammer

David Kammer, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell, studies what happens at the interface where two materials slide against each other. read more