Professor Biggers is an installation, video and performance artist whose work explores often-overlooked cultural and political narratives from American history. His work has been exhibited worldwide, including at the Tate Britain and Tate Modern, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Professor of Chemistry and 2008 Nobel Prize winner Martin Chalfie looks forward to his work with Columbia undergrads because they are fun to work with and eager to learn. He considers it a privilege to share in that excitement of discovery and enjoys watching his students become independent scholars.
Professor Hart is widely published and a frequent guest of podcasts, radio and television shows like Real Time with Bill Maher. His work focuses on the area of neuropsychopharmacology. Specifically, his work seeks to understand factors that mediate drug self-administration behavior, and to develop effective treatments.
Christine P. Hendon is a professor of electrical engineering with research interests in Systems Biology and Neuroengineering. She is interested in developing optical imaging and spectroscopy instruments for applications in cardiac electrophysiology and interventional cardiology.
Professor Kaufman CC ’97 is the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Member who specializes in physical chemistry and runs an interdisciplinary lab that focuses on the dynamics of complex, crowded systems. She is an experienced mentor who takes pride in helping undergraduates find their direction in outside-the-classroom research settings.
Professor Lipson teaches Mechanical Engineering and Data Science and is a co-author of the award-winning book “Fabricated: The New World of 3D printing” and “Driverless: Intelligent cars and the road ahead.” He directs the Creative Machines Lab, which pioneers new ways to make machines that create and machines that are themselves creative.
Professor Lu is the director of the Biomaterials and Interface Tissue Engineering Laboratory. Her studies focus on the design of materials that can replace biological functions, such as reconstructing a stronger and longer-lasting anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Professor Mike Massimono was a NASA astronaut for almost 20 years with two space trips and four spacewalks to his name. He teaches and advises research in spaceflight topics including human factors, robotics, extra-vehicular activity (spacewalking), displays and controls, and planetary exploration.
Professor Park, also known as the "Carbon Lady," studies sustainable conversion of energy sources and the development of carbon capture and storage technologies. Her research is advancing efforts to capture carbon dioxide from emissions and sustainably dispose of it.
Professor Simpson is a political anthropologist who writes about Indigenous and settler society, politics, and history. Her interdisciplinary research and writing is rooted within Indigenous societies in the US and Canada, and Her book, Mohawk Interruptus: Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States, has won multiple awards, including the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association's Best First Book
Professor Josef Sorett is the Associate Professor of Religion and African-American Studies and a frequent contributor to media outlets including the New York Times, The Washington Post, the BBC and NPR. He is an interdisciplinary scholar of religion and race in the Americas.