Independent Thinkers

Science poses big questions. Cornell engineers look these questions square in the face and try to answer them. Our unconventional and entrepreneurial engineers are changing the way we live. (The stories you'll find in these sections were written between 2013 and 2017 as part of the College of Engineering's Break the Rules campaign and they reflect the curious, creative, and innovative approaches Cornell engineers take when tackling the world's most pressing problems.)

Alumni, Faculty, and Student Stories