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Brandon Hencey

To reduce energy consumption and fight global warming, buildings must become more efficient. Buildings use about 40 percent of the nation's energy and 70 percent of its electricity. Brandon Hencey is...

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Peggy Hsu stands on a bridge in Budpest.

Peggy Hsu Study Abroad

Students who spend a semester or a year abroad expect things to be different when they arrive in their new country. They know there will be a different language, different food, and a different...

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Meghan Furton Study Abroad

Senior Environmental Engineering major Meghan Furton did not know she wanted to spend a semester abroad until she sat to speak with an academic advisor named Melissa Bazley, of the Cornell Engineering...

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EAS Ph.D. student Alida Perez Fodich

Spotlight on Students: Alida Perez Fodich

Alida Perez Fodich was born in the mining town of Chuquicamata, Chile, located more than 9000 feet high in the Andes. She lived there until she was ten years old, and then moved with her family to...

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Chris DeSa

Welcome to Chris De Sa ( 2017 )

Chris De Sa has joined the computer science department at Cornell as an assistant professor. De Sa started at Cornell in July of 2017. He comes to Ithaca after ten years in Palo Alto, California,...

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Meet Sabuncu

Welcome to Mert Sabuncu ( 2017 )

Mert Sabuncu has joined the faculty of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Cornell. Sabuncu, who is...

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Anil Damle

Welcome Anil Damle ( 2017 )

When Anil Damle was an undergraduate at the University of Colorado Boulder he was introduced to the field of applied mathematics. “It became my major right away,” says Damle. “I was drawn to applied...

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Esteban Gazel

Welcome Esteban Gazel ( 2017 )

Esteban Gazel has joined the faculty of the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at Cornell. Gazel started as an associate professor in August of 2017. Gazel grew up in the suburbs of...

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