U3 Advisors Co-Founder & Principal Karen Backus along with Steven Jacobs, Gilbert Delgado and Colin Koop, present lessons learned from assisting Cornell University with winning the NYC Applied Science Tech Campus competition, and the subsequent development of the Cornell Tech applied sciences campus in New York City, in the October-December 2015 edition of SCUP’s Planning for Higher Education Journal.





  • Karen Backus
    Co-Founder & Principal
  • Steve Jacobs
  • Gilbert Delgado
    University Architect (former), Cornell University
  • Colin Koop
    Design Partner, SOM