Alumni Spotlights

Check out some of our incredible alumni!

Christine Tan Ph.D. 2011

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Tan, Ph.D. 2011

Tan's Ph.D. research led to breakthroughs in nanofabricated single molecule/single cell chips for new biomedical applications such as cancer studies. Her solid foundation in interdisciplinary thinking from a world-class education well positioned Tan to take on key leadership roles in industry. Read more

Chuck Huffine CEE '86

Chuck Huffine, CEE B.S. 1986

Chuck Huffine, PE, PTOE, AICP is President of CLH Associates LLC, located in Colorado. He graduated from CEE Cornell with a bachelor’s degree in 1986, followed by an MBA in Marketing from the... Read more

Christina Chu-Garcia

Christina Chu-Garcia 

Christina Chu-Garcia is listed as one of the 2018 rising stars in Civil Structural Engineering. She is also a CEE alumna, earning her Master’s of Engineering in Structural Engineering and her Bachelor... Read more



Robin Ploss, CEE M.Eng., '93

Meet Robin Ploss, CEE M.Eng. Class of '93 

Career position and path: I am currently the Supply Chain Planning Manager for Corning’s Emerging Innovations Group, responsible for tactical and strategic planning for a portfolio of ~25 new products... Read more

The Millers

Meet the Millers, a Cornell Engineering father-daughter team 

If you are an engineering major at Cornell, there will be times that are hard. Maybe for you it’s the Statics and Mechanics of Solids class. Or it could be Introductory Quantum Mechanics. Maybe it’s... Read more