Spotlights

Cornell Engineering likes to feature our new faculty, our incredible students, staff, alumni and teams who do amazing work everyday. 

Rileigh Casebolt, CBE Ph.D. student

Meet Rileigh Casebolt

Growing up in Aurora, Colorado, Rileigh Casebolt always knew she liked science and math. Over time, the broad term “science” sharpened a bit to the more focused term “chemistry.” Casebolt’s parents... Read more

Ashley Townsel

Ashley Townsel, M.Eng. Student

"My design team and I [are modeling] a live-imaging system that uses cancer-targeting nanoparticles and artificial intelligence to improve the visual fidelity of ultrasound technology. Our project ultimately supports the accurate detection of cancerous tissue in real-time for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes." Read more

Aria R. Henderson

Aria R. Henderson, Ph.D. Student

"The sense of community at Cornell is amazing. Individuals from every background are supported through clubs and organizations to make everyone feel welcome and equitably included." Read more

David Shamritsky

David Shamritsky, Undergraduate Student

"Learning new content and skills in courses is important, but equally valuable is having the experience of applying it as a member of a team. The BME major places a huge emphasis on combining those two aspects for being a successful engineer." Read more

MSE Ph.D. student Maya Martirossyan

Meet Maya Martirossyan

Maya Martirossyan has known something about herself since she was a small child: she is a person who always wants to be learning. When she was very young this desire made itself known by the constant... Read more

Mariela Rivera-De Jesús

Mariela Rivera-De Jesús, Ph.D. Student

"I’m developing vaccines that better mimic pathogens and can activate the memory of the immune system as if it was the real thing, derived from harmless bacteria. These types of vaccines are very versatile, safe, and easy to produce. My particular project focuses on combining different immune activators on one molecule to enhance the immune response." Read more