Spotlights

Cornell Engineering likes to feature our new faculty, our incredible students, staff, alumni and teams who do amazing work everyday. Search the spotlights below and find out for yourself.

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

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

Korie Grayson

Korie Grayson, Ph.D. 2020

"I chose Cornell because of the welcoming atmosphere and sense of diverse community and collaboration exuded by the university and its leaders. Cornell is a place that allows for ideas to be heard and spread as the motto “any person…any study” holds true." Read more

Megan Holycross

Welcome Megan Holycross

“I did not grow up camping or spending a lot of time in the woods,” says Megan Holycross. “I wasn’t indoctrinated into a love of the outdoors and camping the way a lot of geologists are.” As she says... Read more