Spotlights

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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

Angela Cai

Angela Cai, M.Eng. 2014

Cai’s interest in engineering led her to choose surgery as a specialty because of the very hands-on aspect you get when working with surgical patients. Read more

Smith School Ph.D. student Prince Ochonma

Meet Prince Ochonma

Prince Ochonma has seen first-hand some of the possible societal and environmental challenges of oil extraction. Ochonma grew up in Lagos, Nigeria and says that the environmental degradation he... Read more

  • Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
  • CBE
Lynden Archer

Lynden Archer, Cornell Engineering Dean

"Cornell’s experience was, in fact, part of a national trend which saw a shift in research funding patterns away from the lone wolf investigator model. That historical shift underpinned a broader move toward collaborative interdisciplinary science, which you will recognize in my past and which is what I believe led me here." 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