Research can enhance the undergraduate experience by allowing students to take the skills and knowledge learned in the classroom and apply them to real situations.
It affords students the opportunity to interact closely with faculty and, in many instances, to develop valuable industry connections. When involved in research, students will also find themselves working with peers who share their passion for learning.
Check out an overview of undergraduate research at Cornell and guidance on getting started through the University's central Office of Undergraduate Research.
To learn more about ongoing research in the College of Engineering, explore department and faculty web sites.
Undergrads Discover Their Research Passion in the Lab
by Chris Dawson
When Megan Hill ’15 was a freshman at Cornell Engineering she dreamed that maybe someday before she graduated she would be able to get into the Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility (CNF) in Duffield Hall to do some research. “I came in thinking I wanted to be a ChemE, but then Read the full article "Undergrads Discover Their Research Passion in the Lab"