Spotlights

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Assistant Professor Qi Li

Welcome Qi Li ( 2018 )

Qi Li has joined the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell as an assistant professor. Li is interested in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and hydrologic processes in the built... Read more

Chalermpat Pariya-Ekkasut

Chalermpat Pariya-Ekkasut loved to build sandcastles when he was a kid. Growing up in Ratchaburi, Thailand, (two hours from Bangkok), Pariya-Ekkasut was never far from the ocean. As a Ph.D. student... Read more

  • Hometown: Thailand
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Victoria Hu

What drew you to enroll in Cornell's Engineering Management program? I was attracted to the Engineering Management program because it is a very unique program that prepares students to engineer better... Read more

  • Hometown: Washington Township, NJ
  • Engineering Management
Matthew Reid

Welcome Matthew Reid ( 2016 )

Matthew Reid had an inkling that he might be well-suited to graduate school when he made it through a two-year stint in the United States Peace Corps. “I found I was adaptable when I spent two years... Read more

Samitha Samaranayake

Welcome Samitha Samaranayake ( 2016 )

Samitha Samaranayake believes that we’re at the dawn of a revolution in urban transportation systems. “This is a great time to study urban transportation problems and solutions,” says Samaranayake.... Read more

John Albertson

Welcome John Albertson ( 2016 )

When John Albertson was starting his doctoral studies at UC-Davis in 1993, his advisor, Professor Marc Parlange, recommended he read two books to get a firm foundation in hydrology, fluid mechanics,... Read more

Meghan Furton

Senior Environmental Engineering major Meghan Furton did not know she wanted to spend a semester abroad until she sat to speak with an academic advisor named Melissa Bazley, of the Cornell Engineering... Read more

  • Hometown: [empty string]
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering