Spotlights

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Lauren Klarsfeld

Which company did you intern at? I interned at Jacobs Engineering Group in New York City. At what stage during your undergraduate career did you complete your internship? I completed my internship...

  • Hometown: Ardsley, NY
  • Civil Engineering
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Marika Nell

What inspired you to pursue a degree in engineering? When I was 10, my parents took me to a Superfund site in Montana known as the Berkeley Pit. Originally a copper mine, this site consisted of a...

  • Hometown: Cheverly, MD
  • Environmental Processes
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Corey Carpenter

What inspired you to pursue a degree in environmental engineering? Growing up in Boston, Massachusetts my family and I spent many afternoons along the Charles River and Boston Harbor. The Charles...

  • Hometown: Milton, MA
  • Environmental Processes
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Qi Zhou

What inspired you to pursue a degree in engineering? Engineers solve the world's most pressing problems and make an impact on people's life. It was my dream to contribute to the solution of the...

  • Hometown: Nanjing, China
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics & Hydrology
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Amy Pochodylo

What inspired you to pursue a degree in engineering? I got my undergraduate degree from Michigan State in chemistry and, while I loved chemistry, I wanted to find a field that was more applied and...

  • Hometown: Troy, MI
  • Environmental Processes
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Students receive EPA P3 Award

A team of students from Cornell Engineering has been awarded an EPA P3 Award to support their development of a portable, high-rate, inexpensive water treatment unit for use in areas affected by...

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Justyna Kosianka

1) What inspired you to pursue engineering? Growing up in New York City I've always loved architecture and had great respect for infrastructure. Being more mathematically inclined than artistically, I...

  • Hometown: New York, NY
  • Structural Engineering
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Pennock Awarded NSF Fellowship

CEE graduate student William Pennock has been awarded a 2014 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Pennock completed his undergraduate studies in 2013 at the New Jersey Institute...

  • Hometown: [empty string]
  • AquaClara student project team
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Lauren Feinstein

Lauren Feinstein received her Bachelor’s degree in Cornell’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and is currently on track to complete her Masters of Engineering here at Cornell as well. Her...

  • Hometown: Oceanside, NY
  • Structural Engineering
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