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Ilana Brito Pew Scholar

Brito named a Pew Biomedical Scholar

Congratulations to Meinig School Assistant Professor Ilana Brito, on being named by the Pew Charitable Trusts as one of 22 early-career researchers in the 2018 class of Pew Scholars in the biomedical sciences . The scholars receive four-year grants to advance their explorations of biological mechanisms underpinning human health and disease. Dr. Brito will use her award to look at how the use of antibiotics drives the emergence of multidrug-resistant microbes . The Pew scholars—all of whom have held assistant professor positions for three years or less—enter a vibrant community of researchers...

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Congratulations to our 2018 Graduates

On Sunday, May 27, the Meinig School celebrated with its 2018 graduates and their families in the Weill Hall Courtyard. On behalf of the School faculty and staff, we offer heartfelt congratulations to our graduates and wish them the best of luck in the next step in their careers. Photos from the event can be found here . See also: 2018 Commencement Program ; 2018 Commencement photos

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Meinig School hosts M.Eng. Industry Engagement Day

On Monday, May 14, the Meinig School hosted the second-annual industry engagement day for its master of engineering (M.Eng.) students. The event, held in Weill Hall, featured fifteen guests from industry who shared their experiences with nearly 90 students (~64 M.Eng., 19 undergraduate) and learned more about the School’s biomedical engineering programs. Jeff Huynh, Head of Marketing for Saluda Medical, was the featured speaker at the daylong event, which also included an M.Eng. projects poster session, a career panel breakout session, and a Shark Tank-style competition where students pitched...

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Tibra Wheeler DPE Award 2018

Annual awards banquet honors Meinig School diversity champions

On Sunday, May 6, Cornell’s Diversity Programs in Engineering (DPE) recognized outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, student organizations, faculty and staff at its annual awards banquet. Award recipients were selected via a nomination process that provided qualitative examples of their deeds and efforts within the Engineering community and/or across Cornell. Among the recipients were the following Meinig School affiliates: Haley Antoine ’19, Biomedical Engineering, Undergraduate Student of the Year Juan “JJ” Paredes, Biomedical Engineering, PhD Candidate, Zellman Warhaft Commitment...

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