Spotlights: CBE

Brianna DeRooy

Brianna DeRooy '14

My favorite Olin Hall/ChemE memory is the dozens of hours spent in the lab in the weeks leading up to each ChemE Car Competition. Read more

  • Hometown: Spencerport, NY
  • Chemical Engineering
Alana Szkodny

Alana Szkodny '14

"Leaders gain their effectiveness through their reliability and their openness to new ideas and to changes within an organization." Read more

  • Hometown: Blue Bell, PA
  • Chemical Engineering
Helen Tan

Helen Tan '14

"Don't overwhelm yourself with so many activities. If you are looking to becoming the President of a large organization, you should be passionate and committed." Read more

  • Hometown: Fresno, CA
  • Chemical Engineering

John (Jack) Weikart

When Weikart completed his work at Cornell University in 1941, he packed all of his things from Baker Lab and Olin Hall and returned to his home in Baltimore, Maryland. The next day, he would leave... Read more

Matthew Paszek

Matthew Paszek ( 2014 )

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... Read more

Qinyi Chew at graduation

Qinyi Chew '12

Qinyi Chew graduated with a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering in 2012. She is currently studying for a Masters at MIT, and completed an internship in Switzerland in summer 2013. She is... Read more

  • Hometown: Singapore
  • Chemical Engineering
Alexandra Bishop

Alexandra Bishop '12

"The ChemE department really felt like a family and fully prepared me for the working world." Read more

  • Chemical Engineering
Students with trash pickup gear

Big Red runs Green

Sierra Magazine rates Cornell "cool". Cornell's commitment to sustainability earned it a spot in Sierra Magazine's top ten "coolest schools" as the only Ivy among this list of overachiever top ten... Read more

Dennis Chua

Dennis Chua '14

Dennis has recently received an award for community service, The President's Volunteer Service Award. He was jointly awarded this by both the President's Volunteer Office and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Read more

  • Hometown: Singapore
  • Chemical Engineering