People

INSTITUTE LEADERSHIP

Co-director: Silvia Ferrari

John Brancaccio Professor, Cornell University

 

Silvia Ferrari is the John Brancaccio Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University. Currently, she is the Director of the Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC) at Cornell University and the co-director for the Vĕho Institute at Cornell Tech, and her principal research interests include robust adaptive control of aircraft, learning and approximate dynamic programming, and optimal control of mobile sensor networks.

Co-director: Nicolò Cavina

Coordinator of PhD Program of Automotive Engineering for Intelligent Mobility, University of Bologna

 

Nicolò Cavina is a Full Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering. His research interests include Real-time modeling of internal combustion engines, rapid control prototyping systems, and energy management for hybrid powertrains. He is the Coordinator of the PhD Course in Automotive Engineering for Intelligent Mobility, an inter-university PhD program affiliated with MUNER. He is also the co-director of Vĕho Institute at the University of Bologna.

Greg Morisset

Jack and Rila Neafsey Dean and Vice Provost, Cornell Tech

Dean Greg MorrisettGreg Morrisett is the Jack and Rilla Neafsey Dean and Vice Provost of Cornell Tech. Previously, he served as the Dean of Computing and Information Sciences at Cornell University and was also a Professor and Associate Dean for Computer Science and Electrical Engineering in the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Morrisett’s research focuses on the application of language and verification technology for building secure software systems.

Francesco Ubertini

Rector, University of Bologna

Francesco Ubertini is the Head Rector of Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna. The main research themes pursued in his scientific studies are in the field of Mechanics of Solids and Structures: numerical modeling and structural analysis, intelligent structures, and innovative materials, historical and archaeological structures, structural monitoring, and diagnostics. 

 

 

Wendy Ju

Coordinator of Research Collaborations, Cornell Tech

Wendy Ju is an Associate Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and in the Information Science field at Cornell University. Her work in the areas of human-robot interaction and automated vehicle interfaces highlights the ways that interactive devices can communicate and engage people without interrupting or intruding. She has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford and a Master’s in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT.

Enrico Sangiorgi

Vice Rector for Teaching, University of Bologna

Enrico Sangiorgi is the Vice Rector for Teaching at the University of Bologna. His research interests include Fluid dynamic sensors and data processing, Micro and nano electronic devices, and Reconfigurable processing systems.

David Erickson

S.C. Thomas Sze Director, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University

 

David Erickson is the SC Thomas Sze Director and Sibley College Professor in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University. His research focuses on: mobile and global health technology, medical diagnostics, microfluidics, photonics, and nanotechnology. Dr. Erickson has received the DARPA-MTO Young Faculty Award, the NSF CAREER Award, the Department of Energy Early Career Award, among others.

Rosa Grimaldi

Coordinator of Entrepreneurship and Business Relationship, University of Bologna

 

Rosa Grimaldi is a Full professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at the University of Bologna, Department of Management. Most of her scientific production is about New Business Creation, Entrepreneurship, and Technology Transfer. 

 

 

 

 

 

INSTITUTE FACULTY

John Albertson

Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mark Campbell

John A. Mellowes Professor, Siley School of Mechanical and AeroSpace Engineering

Ricardo A Daziano

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Peter Frazier

Associate Professor, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering

H. Oliver Gao

Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Donald Greenberg

Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Computer Graphics, School of Architecture Art Planing

Brian Kirby

Meinig Family Professor of Engineering, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Helen Nissenbaum

Professor, School of Information Science

Clifford R Pollock

Ilda And Charles Lee Professor of Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Patrick Michael Reed

Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Samitha Samaranayake

Assistant Professor, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering

David B. Shmoys

Laibe/Acheson Professor of Business Management & Leadership Studies, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering

Sadaf Sobhani

Assistant Professor, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Michael Tomlan

Professor, Director of Historic Preservation Planning, School of Architecture Art Planning

Alexander Vladimirsky

Professor, Department of Mathematics

Andrea Stevenson Won

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication

Antonio Corradi

Head of Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Dario Croccolo

Head of Interdepartmental Center for Industrial Research in Advanced Mechanical Engineering Applications and Materials Technology

Alfredo Liverani

Director of Second Cycle Degree of Mechanical Engineering

Lorenzo Marconi

Director of First Cycle Degree of Mechatronics Engineering

Claudio Melchiorri

Head of Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering “Guglielmo Marconi”

Alberto Montanari

Head of Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

Enrico Al Mureden

Full Professor, Department of Legal Studies

Giovanni Pau

Full Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Antonio Peretto

Head of Department of Industrial Engineering

Lorenzo Peretto

Director of Second Cycle Degree of Electrical Energy Engineering

Riccardo Rovatti

Director of Second Cycle Degree of Advanced Automotive Electronic Engineering

Andrea Simone

Director of Second Cycle Degree of Civil Engineering