Spotlights

Search our spotlights to learn about our amazing students, alumni and new faculty.

Jared Landsman

Jared Landsman, a junior in Civil Engineering, has not only completed a Skanska Construction internship and co-op with Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, but also serves as project director for Cornell... Read more

  • Hometown: Wyckoff, NJ
  • Civil Engineering

Nnamdi Okoye

1. Describe your construction site visits The first site I visited was an overpass that was a part of a 5 year local highway project. I live in an area that has high volume traffic due to population... Read more

  • Hometown: Brentwood, CA
  • Civil Engineering

Sarah Levine

Sarah Levine is currently a Junior in the Environmental Engineering program, and co-wrote the paper, " Multi-stage polyurethane foam filtration for emergency point-of-use water treatment " with five... Read more

  • Hometown: [empty string]
  • Environmental Engineering

Jonathan Lamontagne

1. What inspired you to pursue Engineering? I worked as a construction laborer during the summers while in college, where I was able to see Civil Engineers in action. I was really interested in their... Read more

  • Hometown: Deerfield, NH
  • Environmental & Water Resource Systems

Sue Nee Tan

1. What made you choose Cornell? When I was looking at graduate programs, I was faced with a decision between pursuing a graduate degree that would expand my breadth of knowledge and apply what I had... Read more

  • Hometown: [empty string]
  • Environmental & Water Resource Systems

Michael Hyland

Why did you originally choose Cornell? I attended a branch campus of Penn State, Greater Allegheny, for two years before I transferred to Cornell. Greater Allegheny only has a two year engineering... Read more

  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Transportation Systems

Ashley Spear

Why did you originally choose Cornell? I chose Cornell because of the positive reputation of both the Engineering College and of my now-advisor, Professor Ingraffea. Part of my research into different... Read more

  • Hometown: Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Structural Engineering
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Computational Mechanics & Materials Group

Led by faculty member Derek Warner, the Computational Mechanics & Materials Group combines scientific supercomputing with concurrent multi-scale modeling to bridge length and time scales: from the subatomic to the macroscopic. Read more