Poornima Padmanabhan selected for 2017 Cook Award
Dr. Poornima Padmanabhan has been selected to receive the 2017 Cook Award for outstanding service to the College of Engineering. The award honors individuals in recognition of their commitment to women’s issues and their contributions for changing the climate for women at Cornell. Dr. Padmanabhan is a postdoctoral researcher in the Zia Group.
The Cook Award is named in honor of the late Constance E. Cook, Cornell’s first woman vice president, and the late Professor Emeritus Alice E. Cook, founding member of the Advisory Committee on the Status of Women.