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Sibley sophomore wins Brooke Owens Fellowship

Sonwalkar joins 46 undergraduates from around the world chosen for recognition by the nationally-acclaimed nonprofit program. Sonwalkar, who is Integration and Test lead of the Cislunar Explorers CubeSat research team in Cornell’s Space Systems Design Studio, a member of the Cornell Mars Rover student project team, an intern at NASA Goddard’s Direct Readout Laboratory, and a John McMullen Dean’s Scholar, will receive an aerospace internship, senior mentorship, and access to a lifelong professional network that now numbers close to 300 former and current “Brookie” Fellows. Brooke Owens was a... Read more

‘Magic’ solvent creates stronger thin films

A new all-dry polymerization technique uses reactive vapors to create thin films with enhanced properties that could lead to improved polymer coatings for microelectronics, advanced batteries and therapeutics. Read more

Two Sibley School students chosen for Isakowitz Fellowship

Emily Matteson, a senior in Cornell’s Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Julia Proctor ’22, an M.Eng. student in the Sibley School, were selected from more than 250 applicants representing more than 90 colleges and universities. Matteson and Proctor will receive paid internships at commercial space companies and one-on-one professional mentorship from accomplished members of the space community. In addition, they will participate in a summit with activities, speakers, and space industry guest attendees. The Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship was created in 2017 in memory of... Read more