Spotlights: AEP

Zui Tao, Ph.D. student in the School of Applied and Engineering Physics

Meet Zui Tao

When Zui Tao was in elementary school in Hefei, China she was obsessed with magic. She practiced tricks every day and performed a magic show each year at her school’s New Year Festival. But that all... Read more

peter

Welcome Peter McMahon ( 2019 )

Peter McMahon joined the faculty of the School of Applied and Engineering Physics (AEP) at Cornell as an assistant professor in the summer of 2019. McMahon’s research focuses on the physics of... Read more

Professor Craig Fennie

New Materials from the Atomic Scale Up

by Jackie Swift Nothing about Craig J. Fennie, Applied and Engineering Physics, is predictable or routine. “I stumble into things,” he says with a rueful smile. “There’s never a plan.” Yet Fennie’s... Read more

Photo of Najva Akbari

Meet Najva Akbari

Najva Akbari is on her way to becoming an optics expert who applies multi-photon microscopy to biological systems. Akbari is a doctoral student in Professor Chris Xu’s research group at Cornell. “I... Read more

Berit Goodge

Ph.D. Spotlight: Berit Goodge

When Berit Goodge came to Cornell to earn her Ph.D. in the School of Applied and Engineering Physics (AEP), she was simply following the roadmap she’d laid out in 4th grade. “I was a pretty precocious... Read more