Spotlights

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

CBE graduate student Natalia Lopez-Barbosa

Leadership can be taught--and learned

In the Fall of 2021, Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering doctoral candidate Natalia Lopez-Barbosa instructed a course teaching undergraduate students how to be... 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