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Three Sibley Engineers Named “Forbes Under 30 Scholars"
Now in its third year, Forbes granted 1,000 students across the country the honor of becoming a Forbes Under 30 Scholar, and the free access to the publication’s annual Under 30 Summit in Boston on September 30, 2018 – October 3, 2018.
Xiangkun (Elvis) Cao is a mechanical engineer working in the Erickson Lab. His research at Cornell focuses on two lines: FeverPhone for fever diagnosis; and HI-Light for converting CO2 to fuels. Key accomplishments at Cornell include: the $20K Grand Prize (1/1,150) in 2017 “Create the Future” Design contest by NASA Tech Briefs Magazine, the inaugural $20K “Scale-Up and Prototyping” Award by Cornell Engineering, plus two Best Poster Awards.
Zhengda Lu is a mechanical engineer working in the Erickson Lab. He designed the TIDBIT system, which is a rapid diagnostic testing platform for iron and vitamin A deficiency. He published several research articles on PNAS, Sci. Rep., JMIR Human Factors, Biomed Opt Express. He is also the Co-Founder and Vice President of Chinese Entrepreneur Association at Cornell (CEAC).
Xu Liu is a materials engineer working in Prof. Shepherd’s Organic Robotics Lab (ORL). Her research at Cornell focuses on the flow battery design for applications in a soft jellyfish robot, in collaboration with the Archer Research Group in CBE. She has published two first-author articles on Int. J. Hydrog. Energy.
About the Forbes Under 30 Summit:
The event features more than 200 world-class speakers – including investors, celebrities, musicians, sports stars, cultural icons, world-renowned chefs and political and business leaders, all of whom represent the entrepreneurial spirit of the Forbes Under 30 franchise. The Forbes Under 30 Summit serves as the definitive place to learn, network, collaborate, recruit and exchange ideas of the future.
Yuhan Hu and Michael Suguitan, Ph.D. students in Professor Hoffman's research group, Human-Robot Collaboration & Companionship Lab , recently both won an award at the 14th ACM/IEEE International... Read more about Ph.D. students Yuhan Hu and Michael Suguitan both won awards.
Jingyi Guo, 5th year Ph.D. student in Prof. Chung-Yuen Hui ’s group in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University, recently attended the 42nd Annual Meeting of The... Read more about Jingyi Guo, 5th year Ph.D. student in Professor Hui's group recently won 2 awards.