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Breaking the mold... Madisen Swallow ’18, where she did research on Alzheimer’s disease Historic shift: Women comprise half of engineering undergrads

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Research Strategic Area - Bioengineering

Discovering new methods of mimicking and manipulating biological systems, both for medical and non-medical purposes.

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We're different.

Cornell Engineering has always defined diversity broadly, incorporating varying geographic, intellectual, ethnic, cultural, academic, and social elements that make our world a more vibrant place. The college’s commitment to a global view of diversity is an important element in ensuring that our teaching remains connected to real-world problems, our research remains relevant and cutting-edge, and our social composition includes a variety of voices, thoughts, ideas, and opinions.

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53%
of the incoming first-year class are women
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U.S. News & World Report ranking of Cornell Engineering among the best undergraduate Schools of Engineering
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21%
of Cornell Engineering's incoming undergraduates are under-represented minorities

Alumni Spotlights

Natalie Dawley

Natalie Dawley: Ph.D. Student

For most of Natalie Dawley’s high school years, she assumed a career in foreign policy was awaiting her after college. “I loved learning and speaking French; I even spent a semester in France in high...

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Breaking the Rules to Advance Science and Improve Lives

Discovery stretches across disciplines to find surprising answers to complex and challenging problems in such fields as nanoscience, biomedical engineering, molecular and cellular biology, advanced materials, and information science. Come find out for yourself!

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Professor April Gu

Welcome April Gu

Professor April Gu has joined the faculty of Cornell’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). Gu’s major research interest is understanding and applying biological agents and their...

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