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Paulette Clancy“A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are for. Sail out to sea and do new things.”  That quote was from someone for whom this was not a metaphor, rear-admiral (and mathematician) Grace Hopper. She was also the developer of the first compiler of a programming language and played a key role in developing COBOL, one of the first high-level languages.  I am confident that the women students and faculty of the College of Engineering at Cornell will not play it safe, will race against the winds of science, and do great things.

With the end of the NSF ADVANCE award in 2013, the torch has been handed back to the WISE group. Worthy goals remain for us to pursue:  continuing to advocate for more women faculty, improving the situation for dual-career hires, reducing student bias against women and under-represented faculty teachers, and encouraging more women to continue to advanced degrees and to pursue faculty careers."

Paulette Clancy
The Samuel & Diane Bodman Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.


A brief history of Women in Science and Engineering at Cornell< br /> by Paulette Clancy

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Our Faculty

 Beth Ahner Beth A. Ahner
Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
 C. Lindsay Anderson C. Lindsay Anderson
Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
 Nelly Andarawis-Puri Nelly Andarawis-Puri
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
 Alyssa B. Apsel Alyssa B. Apsel
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 Ludmilla Aristilde Ludmilla Aristilde
Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
 Kavita Bala Kavita Bala
Department of Computer Science

 Rebecca Barthelmie Rebecca Barthelmie
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
 Nicole Benedek Nicole Benedek
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

 Ilana Lauren Brito Ilana Brito
Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering
 Claire T. Cardie Claire T. Cardie
Department of Computer Science

 Tanzeem K. Choudhury Tanzeem K. Choudhury
Department of Computer Science

 Paulette Clancy Paulette Clancy
Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 Susan Daniel Susan Daniel
Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
 Christina Delimitrou Christina Delimitrou
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 Eve Lorraine Donnelly Eve Lorraine Donnelly
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

 Lara A. Estroff Lara A. Estroff
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

 Kit-Yee Daisy Fan Kit-Yee Daisy Fan
Department of Computer Science

 Silvia Ferrari Silvia Ferrari
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
 Claudia Fischbach-Teschl Claudia Fischbach-Teschl
Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering
 Elizabeth Fisher Elizabeth Fisher
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
 Arpita Ghosh Arpita Ghosh
Department of Computer Science

 Carla P. Gomes Carla P. Gomes
Department of Computer Science

 Delphine Gourdon Delphine Gourdon
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

 Jean B. Hunter Jean B. Hunter
Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
 Teresa Eileen Jordan Teresa Eileen Jordan
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

 Suzanne Mahlburg Kay Suzanne Mahlburg Kay
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

 Katie Keranen Katie Keranen
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

 Lena F. Kourkoutis Lena F. Kourkoutis
School of Applied and Engineering Physics

 Hadas Kress-Gazit Hadas Kress-Gazit
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
 Lillian Jane Lee Lillian Jane Lee
Department of Computer Science

 Chekesha M. Liddell Watson Chekesha M. Liddell Watson
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

 Rowena B. Lohman Rowena B. Lohman
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

 Natalie M. Mahowald Natalie M. Mahowald
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

 Andreea C. Minca Andreea C. Minca
School of Operations Research and Information Engineering
 Nozomi Nishimura Nozomi Nishimura
Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering
 Linda K. Nozick Linda K. Nozick
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 Perrine Pepiot Perrine Pepiot
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Petersen, Kirstin Hagelskjær    Kirstin Hagelskjær Petersen
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 Lois Pollack Lois Pollack
School of Applied and Engineering Physics

 Ruth E. Richardson Ruth E. Richardson
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 Christine Ann Shoemaker Christine Ann Shoemaker
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

 Meredith Silberstein Meredith Silberstein
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
 Éva Tardos Éva Tardos
Department of Computer Science

 Madeleine Udell Madeleine Udell
School of Operations Research and Information Engineering
 Marjolein van der Meulen Marjolein van der Meulen
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering
 Jane Wang Jane Wang
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
 Mingming Wu Mingming Wu
Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
 Huili (Grace) Xing Huili (Grace) Xing
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
 Qing Zhao Qing Zhao
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
 Roseanna N. Zia Roseanna N. Zia
Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering