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Julius Lucks breaks the rules to study the most engineerable molecule on the planet

Professor Lucks talks about his work with engineerable molecules.

Hometown Hero

Professor T. Michael Duncan as featured in Cornell Engineering magazine.

Recent News

Chua '14 ChemE is Tau Beta Pi Laureate

Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, has named Bingxuan Dennis Chua '14 ChemE among five...

The adventures (and many talents) of Julian C. Smith

CBE Emeritus Professor Julian Smith shares stories of his childhood and what he does currently.

CBE Professor, Matt Paszek featured in the Chronicle

Paszek's work titled, "For cancer patients, sugar-coated cells are deadly" is featured in the...

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