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Matthew Paszek

Matthew Paszek is living his dream. As a “naive” undergrad, he attended Cornell, studying for his bachelor’s in chemical engineering. Fast forward eleven years, and here he is, an assistant professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Enginee...

Julius Lucks

Chemical and Biomoleular Engineering Professor Julius Lucks:
The Most Engineerable Molecule on the Planet

Recent News

Life beyond water - cell membranes possible on Saturn's moon Titan

How might membranes form in a world covered in liquid methane that is so cold that water is a rock?

CLARE BOOTHE LUCE PROFESSOR OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Now accepting applications for a tenure- track position at the assistant professor rank in the...

Ebola Rapid Response

Professor Susan Daniel and her collaborator, Prof. Gary Whittaker in the Cornell Veterinary School...

Academic Programs

Outstanding faculty prepare students to excel – and they do. CBE graduates are highly sought after. They pursue rewarding careers, and make meaningful contributions to society through teaching, research, industry, and other paths. CBE offers four degrees: a Bachelor of Science, Master of Engineering (1-year professional), Master of Science (2-year research) and Ph.D.

Research

CBE faculty and their graduate students are at the very forefront of creating knowledge – directed at solving some of the world’s most pressing issues. Focusing on five broad areas of research: Biomolecular Engineering, Complex Fluids and Polymers, Computational and Systems Biology, Nanoscale Electronics, Photonics and Materials Processing and Sustainable Energy Systems. Learn more about our research, faculty, and facilities.