New Faculty Profiles

Each year Cornell Engineering brings to campus the best and brightest minds in Engineering researchers and educators. Here are some of our new faculty!

Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee is a faculty member in the Computer Science Department at Cornell

Welcome Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee ( 2021 )

From Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee’s hometown of Silchar in the northeastern state of Assam, India to the university where he earned his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering in Calicut in the far... Read more

Nate Cira

Welcome Nate Cira ( 2021 )

Nate Cira has joined the faculty of Cornell Engineering as an assistant professor in the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering. Cira comes to Cornell after three years as a... Read more

Ahmed El Alaoui

Welcome Ahmed El Alaoui ( 2021 )

Ahmed El Alaoui had a math teacher in middle school who told him that he should just stop coming to her class and find something else to do, since math class seemed to be useless to him. His... Read more

ECE professor Elizabeth Farrell Helbling

Welcome Farrell Helbling ( 2021 )

There was no single person or event that started Farrell Helbling on the path to her new position as an assistant professor in Cornell’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). Though... Read more

Tim Sands

Welcome Tim Sands ( 2020 )

Dr. Timothy Sands joins the faculty in a joint position with Systems Engineering and the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, where his research and teaching focus on astronautical... Read more

ECE and Systems Assistant Professor Francesca Parise

Welcome Francesca Parise ( 2020 )

Francesca Parise has joined the faculty of Cornell’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Systems Engineering as an assistant professor. Most recently, Parise held a postdoctoral... Read more

CEE Assistant Professor Jacob Mays

Welcome Jacob Mays ( 2020 )

Jacob Mays joined the faculty of Cornell’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) as an assistant professor in July 2020. Before joining Cornell as a faculty member, Mays spent a year... Read more

MAE Professor Elaine Petro

Welcome Elaine Petro ( 2020 )

Elaine Petro has joined the faculty of Cornell’s Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) as an assistant professor. Petro, who started in July 2020, is thrilled to be at Cornell.... Read more

Cornell Sibley School MAE Assistant Professor Sadaf Sobhani

Welcome Sadaf Sobhani ( 2020 )

Sadaf Sobhani has joined the faculty of Cornell’s Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering as an assistant professor. Sobhani’s research is focused generally on thermal management and... Read more

Cornell CEE Assistant Professor Andrea Giometto

Welcome Andrea Giometto ( 2020 )

Andrea Giometto joined the faculty of Cornell’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) as an assistant professor in July 2020. Most recently, Giometto held a postdoctoral fellowship in... Read more