Spotlights

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Cornell CBE doctoral student Luis Nieves-Rosado

Using math to model complex chemical processes

Luis Nieves-Rosado is interested in how things come together. Those things could be colloidal particles in a suspension; block copolymers in the process of self-assembly; or the staff, students, and... Read more

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

Jun Young Song in Antarctica

Riding the waves straight to a Ph.D.

As Jun Young Song, a doctoral student in Cornell’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, looks ahead to his first winter in Ithaca, it’s a safe bet that he might not even notice a... Read more

Cornell School of Electrical and Computer Engineering grad student Jonathan Jaramillo

Meet Jonathan Jaramillo

One of the undeniable pleasures of life in the Finger Lakes region of New York is sitting on a deck at one of the many wineries that line the shores of Seneca and Cayuga Lakes, sipping a cold Riesling... Read more