Spotlights

Alex Kwan

Welcome Alex Kwan ( 2022 )

Dr. Alex Kwan comes to Cornell from Yale University, where he was a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine since 2013. At Cornell, Kwan will apply neuroengineering approaches to the study of mental health. Read more

Erica D. Pratt, Ph.D. 2015

Erica D. Pratt, Ph.D. 2015

Erica Pratt's doctoral work in Dr. Brian Kirby's lab focused on investigating circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the peripheral blood system of patients with solid tumors and how these cells can be used as a noninvasive tumor surrogate, and as prognostic biomarkers for survival in advanced disease. Read more

Ashley Pekmezian

Ashley Pekmezian, B.S. 2019

Now attending medical school at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Ashley aspires to be a surgeon. Currently, her research focuses on a novel surgical operation to reduce lymphedema after axial lymph node dissection. Read more

Elijah Cathey-Li

Elijah Cathey-Li M.Eng. 2011

While pursing his M.Eng., Elijah Mekalin Karr Cathey-Li worked on the development of an acoustic scanner for custom ultrasound devices and the utilization of ultrasound to reduce DVTs. Read more

Joanna Davis

Joanna Davis B.S., M.Eng. 2019

Joanna Davis says the on-the-spot problem solving she gained as a Cornell BME undergraduate has enabled her to bring nuanced solutions in a rapidly-changing world to both clients and patients in her current role as an Associate Consultant providing diverse solutions to life sciences clients. Read more

Anthony (Tony) Roach

Welcome Anthony (Tony) Roach!

As director of administration, Tony Roach works with faculty and staff to direct business operations for the Meinig School and its associated programs and engineering research centers. Read more