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ORIE Professor of Practice Brenda Dietrich

Welcome Brenda Dietrich ( 2018 )

Brenda Dietrich has joined the faculty of the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE) at Cornell as the Arthur and Helen Geoffrion Professor of Practice. Dietrich comes to Ith...

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Nikolaos Bouklas, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering in Cornell's Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Welcome Nikolaos Bouklas ( 2018 )

Nikolaos Bouklas has joined the faculty of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell. Bouklas most recently held a post-doctoral researcher position at the Institute of Mech...

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Assistant Professor Mahdi Esmaily, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Welcome Mahdi Esmaily ( 2018 )

There were signs early in Mahdi Esmaily’s life that he might end up a mechanical engineer. Growing up in Tehran, Iran, Esmaily’s neighborhood often had buildings under construction. “It was always fun...

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Jie Shan, Professor of Applied and Engineering physics at Cornell

Welcome Jie Shan ( 2018 )

When Jie Shan was growing up in Zhejiang Province in China’s southeast, she did not imagine her future held a career in physics. “I always liked math and chemistry and physics when I was in high schoo...

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Natalie Dawley

Natalie Dawley: Ph.D. Student

For most of Natalie Dawley’s high school years, she assumed a career in foreign policy was awaiting her after college. “I loved learning and speaking French; I even spent a semester in France in high...

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Picture of Malinka Walaliyadde

Malinka Walaliyadde

Once he picked a country, choosing Cornell was an easy decision for Malinka Walaliyadde. "I wanted to do something in nanotechnology and everywhere I looked Cornell was at the top of the list for nano...

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