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MAE Ph.D. student Xu Liu

Xu Liu is Homeward Bound---for Antarctica

Xu Liu grew up in the city of Qufu, in a coal-mining region of China’s Shandong Province. Her family has worked in the coal industry for three generations. This lifelong relationship with coal has... Read more

two students in a laboratory

Oil recovery nanotech earns Aldakkan accolades

Bashayer Aldakkan, a materials science and engineering Ph.D. student developing nanotechnology for oil recovery applications, was named Young Technical Professional of the Year by ADIPEC. Read more

Cornell Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D. student Rachel Miller

Turning to snakes for bio-inspiration

Rachel Miller is a fast learner. “I did not know that engineering was a degree you could major in until I was a senior in high school,” Miller said. “I knew that a person could study physics or math... Read more