Spotlights

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

Erica D. Pratt, Ph.D. 2015

Erica D. Pratt, Ph.D. 2015

Erica Pratt's doctoral work in Dr. Brian Kirby's lab focused on investigating circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the peripheral blood system of patients with solid tumors and how these cells can be used as a noninvasive tumor surrogate, and as prognostic biomarkers for survival in advanced disease. Read more

Sara Miller

Is there life in Europa's ocean?

If you were going to look for life elsewhere in our solar system, where would you look? For most of us, this is a purely hypothetical question. But not for Sara Miller. Miller, who is a doctoral... Read more

Cornell CBE doctoral student Luis Nieves-Rosado

Using math to model complex chemical processes

Luis Nieves-Rosado is interested in how things come together. Those things could be colloidal particles in a suspension; block copolymers in the process of self-assembly; or the staff, students, and... Read more

MAE Ph.D. student Xu Liu

Xu Liu is Homeward Bound---for Antarctica

Xu Liu grew up in the city of Qufu, in a coal-mining region of China’s Shandong Province. Her family has worked in the coal industry for three generations. This lifelong relationship with coal has... Read more