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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 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.” 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. 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. More

Welcome Nathan Kallus

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

Welcome Fengqi You

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

Welcome Itai Gurvich

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

Welcome Jeffrey Varner

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

Welcome Adrian Sampson

When I was twelve I started a software company 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. More

Welcome Ilana Brito

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

Christoph Studer: Doing things differently to improve wireless communications

The most exciting and interesting research problems come from working in multiple disciplines. More

Rick Johnson: Breaking rules to create a new field of study

Rick Johnson’s field of expertise did not exist until he helped created it. More

Joe Skovira: Embedding systems to make things work better

Integration is growing so much and processors are getting more complicated—students need to work with them to see what they can do. More

Shiva Rajagopal: Breaking rules to make life better

I want to be where I can have a direct effect on the world and make things that help the people around me. More

José Martínez: Breaking the rules to reimagine computer architecture

It’s critical to realize that disruption and incremental improvement are both absolutely necessary for progress, and that as a researcher one should be willing to embrace both. More

Welcome Guy Hoffman

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

Welcome John Albertson

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

Welcome Samitha Samaranayake

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

Cornell ECE Faculty Profile: Professor Stephen Wicker

Stephen Wicker works in the area of information networks, with an emphasis on the application of game theory, mechanism design, and other technologies that enhance privacy and expression rights for those using large-scale information systems. More

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Fischell

"Cornell totally prepared me to ask the right questions, to absorb new technical knowledge and to work with a group to define problems and find solutions to those problems,” said Fischell. “These skills were key to success in my engineering career.” More

Q&A with Clif Pollock and Michael Spencer

Professor Michael Spencer recently met with ECE Director Clif Pollock to discuss the devaluation of hardware and how a software-focused generation is changing the way students learn. They also discussed the ways in which the department can contribute to research improving high voltage electronics. More

ECE Teaching Snapshot: Carl Poitras

In the spring 2015 semester, Senior Research Associate and Lecturer Carl Poitras implemented changes to the syllabus of ECE 3400: ECE Practice and Design to include engineering design contests and teamwork components. More

Welcome Jamol Pender

“There is something about a proof that says ‘this is the answer’---I find that very satisfying,” says Pender.jamil More

Microsystems a Major Research Area

With the ubiquity of handheld devices and the advent of the Internet of Things—networking everything from cars to light bulbs—microsystems, which bring together functionalities such as sensing, actuation, information processing, and communication at chip-scale, has become a major area of research in electrical and computer engineering. More