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Jefferson King

"I wanted to do something that would help me help my country. The infrastructure is really devastated because of war."

  • Hometown: Boston, Mass.
  • Civil Engineering
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Lena Fitting Kourkoutis

"I am using electron microscopy techniques to study interface phenomenon in complex oxide heterostructures."

  • Hometown: Rostock, Germany
  • Applied Physics
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Christopher Hernandez ( 2010 )

Chris Hernandez is interested in the mechanics of bone. The human body’s structural underpinnings are subject to the same mechanical laws as bridges and buildings, but unlike steel or concrete, bone...

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Nate Foster ( 2010 )

Nate Foster likes languages. "I did a Master's in the philosophy of language and have always enjoyed thinking about meaning, translation, and semantics," he said. "It's fun to take something...

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Christopher Batten ( 2010 )

Christopher Batten almost left the field of computer architecture. "After a couple of years in graduate school at MIT, I started to become disillusioned with my research community. It seemed like most...

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Camisha Card

Camisha Card

"I wanted to do something about the problems that we're having in our society today."

  • Hometown: Port Charlotte, Fla.
  • Biological Engineering
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Camisha Card

"I wanted to do something about the problems that we're having in our society today."

  • Hometown: Port Charlotte, Fla.
  • Biological Engineering
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Bowring and teammates on the frisbee field

Andrea Bowring

Andrea Bowring chose Cornell Engineering for its university setting. "I wanted a great engineering school," she says, "but one that was contained in a full-service university so I could take classes...

  • Hometown: Merion, Pa.
  • Materials Science and Engineering
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