Conversation with M.E. Alum, Dr. Joanna Hinks, TODAY, 4:30 pm

We have the pleasure of announcing Dr. Joanna Hinks, who will be available to engineering students at all levels to discuss Air Force Research Lab opportunities at the Space Vehicles Directorate in Albuquerque, NM.  

Dr. Hinks will hold an open conversation session TODAY, Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 4:30 pm in 106 Upson Hall.  She will also discuss potential careers for Ph.D. and M.S. students, as well as internships for undergraduates. 

She is a graduate of MAE, having earned her Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering in 2012.  Dr. Hinks held a postdoctoral position at the University of Buffalo for three years before joining the Air Force Research Lab.  Please stop by to learn about careers in, among other things, GPS, signals, and payloads. 

Additional information about the Kirtland Air Force Base is available at,

Pizza and Grad School Information Session Today

Are you thinking of applying to graduate school and want to know how/when/why?  Want to know what it is like to be a full-time graduate student?  Members of the Sibley School Graduate Program (SIGMA)  will hold a panel discussion to address everything you wanted to know about grad school on October 9 in Thurston 202, begins at 4:30.  Pizza and event sponsored by ASME.

NSF and NASA Funded Programs Info

For Undergraduates:

Paid Summer 2014 Undergrad Research Opportunities:

More than 650 programs – REU and other summer research opportunities for undergrads

 For Financial Support in Graduate School:

Bridge to the Doctorate, IGERT and NSF Grad Research Fellowship programs provide generous stipend and tuition support for students through the National Science Foundation.


For NASA-supported internships, fellowships and scholarships 

 Finally, here is a link to a flyer for you to post or distribute.

 We’d be happy to answer any questions you have and to provide your students with assistance in applying to these programs.

 Institute for Broadening Participation

Questions? Contact:


  Come to a special MechE Information Session for MechE Affiliated and Wannabe’s:

Monday, October 28, from 4:30-5:30pm in Phillips 101   

This Info Session will focus on how to design your curriculum.  The following faculty and staff will be presenting: 

  • Professor Wolfgang Sachse:  Opening Remarks
  • Professor Hod Lipson will talk about the value of research and how to prepare for graduate school.  He will be teaching MAE 2250 in the Spring.
  • Matt Ulinski, Director of MAE M.Eng., and Judy Thoroughman, administrator of the M.Eng. program, will provide information on MAE Early M.Eng. and M.Eng.    
  • Mark Savage, Director of Engineering Career Services, will talk about Co-op, resumes, Career Fair, and internships.
  • Nanette Peterson, MechE Undergraduate Coordinator, will show students various flow charts illustrating different paths to graduation, including Cornell Abroad, Co-op, Early M.Eng. etc.    

Tech in the City: Graduate school opportunities at Cornell Tech | Thursday, October 24 at 5 p.m. | Phillips 101


Info Session


Tech in the City: Graduate school opportunities at Cornell Tech | Thursday, October 24 at 5 p.m. | Philips 101


Join Cornell Tech Dean Dan Huttenlocher and Associate Dean Rajit Manohar to learn more about the M.Eng. in Computer Science and M.S. in Information Systems specializing in Connective Media. Think of Cornell Tech as an agile start-up built on a rock-solid foundation of academic excellence–an innovative environment where deep technical expertise and sharp business sense share seats at the table. Our programs blur the boundaries between industry and academics, combining rigorous classroom learning with frequent opportunities to interact with leading members of the tech community through practicums, cutting-edge start up and company projects, and studio sharing environments.