Spotlights

Kaavian Shariati

Kaavian Shariati, M.Eng. 2019

“The mere presence of opportunities to pursue research in whatever category we would like has been huge for me,” Shariati says. “It totally adjusted my career trajectory. It helped me identify a path for myself.” Read more

Karan Raje

Alumni Spotlight: Karan Raje, M.Eng. 2013

"The core courses of the M.Eng were critical in helping sharpen my foundational knowledge of BME, and elective courses such “Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers” played a big role in me pursuing a start-up post Cornell." Read more

Qiwei (Alex) Li

Alumni Spotlight: Qiwei (Alex) Li, M.Eng. 2019

"The BME MEng at Cornell was the perfect fit for me . . . what really appealed to me was the flexibility of choices in choosing your path in the large field of biomedical engineering and the opportunity to work with industry experts and physicians on solving real-world medical problems." Read more

Nancy Ruiz-Uribe, Ph.D. Student

Nancy Ruiz-Uribe, Ph.D. Student

"I love being able to collaborate with scientists from different disciplines, such as immunology, neuroscience, microscopy and computer science in order to develop creative and innovative solutions for very hard problems." Read more

Lindsay Browning in goal on hockey rink

Lindsay Browning, B.S. '21

"The most useful skill I have learned from BME is how to think. Anyone can memorize math equations or learn a specific technological skill, but BME has taught me how to apply those skills." Read more

Benjamin Dickstein

Ben Dickstein, B.S. '20

"Engineering is all about looking at challenges from a different perspective and working together to find creative and innovative solutions. I, like many others, did not come into Cornell with any lab skills or extensive biological experience, but BME provides students with all the resources students need to succeed in this field." Read more

Grant Feuer

Grant Feuer, B.S. '20

"I found the MCSE concentration to be most relevant to my goal of attending medical school because of the focus on cells and tissues and how things go wrong and what can be done to fix it." Read more

Ellaine Chou

Ellaine Chou, B.S. '20

"[As part of a six-month co-op at Johnson & Johnson], I was not only able to communicate my passion for healthcare technology, but also to identify needs and explore engineering solutions." Read more

Sami Smalling

Sami Smalling, B.S. '20

"BME offered more exposure to other areas of academic interest than other fields of engineering, which appealed to me. I chose to pursue the Molecular/Cellular/Systems Engineering (MCSE) concentration because it seemed like the most applicable concentration—my interests have always surrounded small-scale interactions in the body." Read more