Research & Faculty
Cornell Engineering’s leadership in research is evident through its current roster of world-class faculty and researchers, as well as its many centers and facilities.
Are you, or your company/business, foundation, or non-profit agency interested in exploring a project or research with the College of Engineering? The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations can help bridge connections. Below is a link to a form that will assist our office in determining how to best serve your project or research goals and connect you to the right faculty and staff members to support your partnership objectives.
Did you know?
Padmasree Warrior (Chemical Engineering, M.S., 1984) in 2013 and 2014 was named as one of the top 100 powerful women in the world by Forbes Magazine. She is the chief technology and strategy officer at Cisco shaping technology development and corporate strategy.
Charles Ward Hall (B.S., 1895) pioneered aluminum manufacturing procedures and tools in building aircraft. He developed the idea and tools to join duralumin – aircraft aluminum alloy skin – using cold-set rivets. This quickly revolutionized the manufacturing process and helped reduce drag.
In 2011, Cornell University was designated by New York City to build a sustainable campus on Roosevelt Island for graduate tech education. Cornell Tech (created under Dean Lance R. Collins) is an innovative, sustainable academic campus made up of a combination of state of the art academic space, along with housing for faculty, students, and staff, and publicly accessible open space.
UltrOZ, a wearable therapeutic ultrasound system for horses, provides up to six hours of unsupervised ultrasound therapy to reduce inflammation and promote healing. The technology grew out of work done by Cornell alum, George K. Lewis, (BME, M.S. 2008, Ph.D., 2012) who co-founded the company.
The first implantable cardiac pacemaker was developed in 1960 by Wilson Greatbatch, (Electrical Engineering, B.S., 1950). This invention was named by the National Society of Professional Engineers as one of the 10 greatest engineering contributions to society.