The first roller coaster Jim Seay rode was the wooden Cyclone at Coney Island when he was 9 or 10 years old. He admits being “pretty scared.” Today, Mr. Seay, 59, is behind award-winning, heart-in... Read more about Sibley School alum Jim Seay creates some of the world's most thrilling roller coasters
Meredith Silberstein promoted
to Associate Professor with indefinite tenure effective Nov. 1, 2018.
Meredith Silberstein is an Assistant Professor in the Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University. She received her Ph.D. in June 2011 from the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering with a major in solid mechanics and a minor in energy. Afterward, she served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, investigating mechanochemically active materials.
Meredith Silberstein's Mechanics for Materials Design (MMD) Lab is devoted to using mechanical experiments and modeling methods in material design, with particular focus on multifunctional, active, and polymeric materials.
- B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005
- M.S. (Department of Mechanical Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008
- Ph.D. (Department of Mechanical Engineering), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011
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