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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

CBE PhD candidate, James Stevenson, of the Clancy group is the winner of the 2015 AIChE CoMSEF conference presentation award.

This award "recognizes excellence and rewards significant contributions in research."

DeLisa lab makes water lovers out of membrane proteins

Integral membrane proteins are notoriously hard to synthesize and study, which explains why so few...

Paulette Clancy and Julie Nucci win Cornell grant to Internationalize the Curriculum

The program builds on Clancy and Nucci's existing program, part of an NSF GK12 PhD training grant,...

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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.


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.