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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...

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

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

  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Transportation Systems
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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...

  • 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.

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Tony Ingraffea presents multiscale polycrystal modeling at a recent DARPATech meeting

Professor Ingraffea leads the CFG

The Cornell Fracture Group's most current research has focused on both experimental testing and numerical simulation of fatigue and fracture in a variety of materials.

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Natalia Romero

Why did you choose Cornell? Cornell seemed to have a variety of fields and courses that interested me. The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department faculty were interested in interdisciplinary...

  • Hometown: Cali, Columbia
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
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ASCE competition

ASCE Teams Place at Regional Competition

Cornell's ASCE Student Teams attended the Regional Meeting at Clarkson University in April. The Steel Bridge Team placed 3rd overall and the Concrete Canoe 4th overall in their respective competitions. Congrats to our students who worked so hard on these projects!

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