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James McCormick Family Engineering Teaching Excellence Institute (MTEI)

Kathryn Dimiduk, Director of MTEI, explaining an chart to new faculty during MTEI's New Faculty Workshop.Kathryn Dimiduk, Director, Rhodes Hall 190,





Hadas Ritz, MTEI Faculty Teaching Fellow and Sr. Lecturer in MAE. Hadas Ritz, MTEI Faculty Teaching Fellow, Upson Hall 415,

Hadas Ritz is a Senior Lecturer in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and a Faculty Teaching Fellow in the James McCormick Family Teaching Excellence Institute (MTEI) at Cornell University. She teaches required and elective courses covering a wide range of topics in the undergraduate Mechanical Engineering curriculum, including courses in engineering mathematics, solid mechanics, and dynamics. Through MTEI, she works with colleagues in the College of Engineering to improve teaching, with a focus on advising new faculty members. Her main teaching interests include solid mechanics and finite element analysis. Ritz was recognized with a 2013 Cornell College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching Award. She received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell in 2008.

Orlay Santa, MTEI Coordinator, Rhodes Hall 173

Lesa Carter, MTEI Researcher      

College of Engineering
Cornell University
Rhodes Hall 190
Ithaca, NY 14853-7601
Phone: 607 254-6514
Fax: 607 255-9297