Spotlights

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Sonica Li

"One of the great things about Cornell is it's so big you can't stop meeting people. At every meeting and event I always meet someone new." Read more

  • Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.
  • Computer Science

Jefferson King

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

  • Hometown: Boston, Mass.
  • Civil Engineering

Lena Fitting Kourkoutis

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

  • Hometown: Rostock, Germany
  • Applied Physics

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

Camisha Card

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

  • Hometown: Port Charlotte, Fla.
  • Biological Engineering
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... Read more

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