Spotlights

Cornell Engineering likes to feature our new faculty, our incredible students, staff, alumni and teams who do amazing work everyday. 

Mariela Rivera-De Jesús

Mariela Rivera-De Jesús

"I’m developing vaccines that better mimic pathogens and can activate the memory of the immune system as if it was the real thing, derived from harmless bacteria. These types of vaccines are very versatile, safe, and easy to produce. My particular project focuses on combining different immune activators on one molecule to enhance the immune response." 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

Marguerite Pacheco

Meet Marguerite Pacheco

When Marguerite Pacheco was in high school she was on the track team. Her events were the 800 meters, the one-mile run, and the two-mile run. During coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London... Read more