Spotlights

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

Ashley Townsel

Ashley Townsel, M.Eng. Student

"My design team and I [are modeling] a live-imaging system that uses cancer-targeting nanoparticles and artificial intelligence to improve the visual fidelity of ultrasound technology. Our project ultimately supports the accurate detection of cancerous tissue in real-time for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes." Read more

Kristin Brune

Kristin Brune, M.Eng. 2018

"I chose Cornell for its BME M.Eng. program, which encourages a breadth of coursework, multiple “tracks”/emphases, and has a focus on innovation, supported by renowned faculty and researchers." 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

Charul Singh in regalia

Charul Singh, M.Eng. 2018

"The M.Eng. design project gave me the opportunity to work in a team throughout the year and think out of the box to come up with creative solutions to clinical problems." Read more

Shawn Malloy

Shawn Malloy, M.Eng. 2013

"Cornell taught me how to think and tackle complex problems with no obvious solution. Instilling a disciplined, yet open and connected approach to problem solving helped me think about issues in ways that others may not have." Read more

Saloni Verma

Saloni Verma, M.Eng. 2018

"Cornell’s lab facilities, faculty expertise and industry relations were a great opportunity for me to not only expand my intellectual knowledge but also to meet and work with some of the smartest and most driven students from across the world." Read more

Karan Raje

Alumni Spotlight: Karan Raje, M.Eng. 2013

"The core courses of the M.Eng were critical in helping sharpen my foundational knowledge of BME, and elective courses such “Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers” played a big role in me pursuing a start-up post Cornell." Read more

Qiwei (Alex) Li

Alumni Spotlight: Qiwei (Alex) Li, M.Eng. 2019

"The BME MEng at Cornell was the perfect fit for me . . . what really appealed to me was the flexibility of choices in choosing your path in the large field of biomedical engineering and the opportunity to work with industry experts and physicians on solving real-world medical problems." Read more

Some of the robots used in the AMR class of Hadas Kress-Gazit

Running robots, from a distance

When students in Associate Professor Hadas Kress-Gazit’s MAE 4180\5180 Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) class left campus in March due to the growing COVID-19 crisis, they had taken part in only two of... Read more