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.

Rong Yang

Welcome Rong Yang ( 2019 )

When Rong Yang was a child in China she liked to play ‘imaginary school.’ “And I was always the teacher,” says Yang. “I liked to line the other kids up and then teach them about whatever I was... Read more

Han-Yuan Liu

Fleming Scholar 2019-20: Han Yuan Liu

Han-Yuan Liu is one of two Ph.D. students in the Smith School (CBE) to receive the title of Fleming Scholar for 2019-2020. A Fleming Scholar is an outstanding Ph.D. student pursuing research in... Read more

Tibra Wheeler, Ph.D. Student

Tibra Wheeler, Ph.D. Student

When Tibra Wheeler was a young girl, her mom would set her up with Hooked on Phonics to help strengthen her reading skills. “Then one day she came home with Hooked on Math,” says Wheeler, “and I never... Read more

Alexander Sorets

Alexander Sorets, B.S. '19

"I have been able to conduct research in a lab and be a teaching assistant for two courses. I believe that the BME major helped a lot when I was applying to Ph.D. programs, in that I could discuss current research with professors at a high level due to the number of papers I have read for my classes." Read more

Paula Fraczek

Paula Fraczek, B.S. '19

"Being able to interact closely with world-class faculty—each with their own fascinating backgrounds and research areas—was something I didn’t expect to have at my disposal when I first began my undergraduate career. I learned to appreciate it even more when I learned that students in larger majors didn’t have the same connections with their professors as BME students do." Read more

Cassidy Mileti

Cassidy Mileti, B.S. '19

"The practical laboratory classes have been extremely valuable in building various skills which have given me a strong, broad foundation for biomedical research." Read more