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Tipping the scales with Mountaintop
For Penn Scott, the "Mountaintop program put me ... on the right trajectory to get where I am now and [where] Im going in the future.'" more >

World Trade Center

An enduring bond
A new flood-mitigation plan designed by Mark Osler '98 and Bob Gallup '86 is the latest contribution to a national shrine. more >

County Seat Spirits

Lehigh alum opens first Allentown distillery since prohibition
IBE program assisting in growth of Anthony Brichta's County Seat Spirits. more >

John Baliotti

MechE alum joins ExOne
The Pennsylvania 3D printing company appoints John Baliotti as Director of Marketing and Business Development. more >

Paul E. Torgerson

Remembering Paul E. Torgerson '53
Torgerson graduated from Lehigh with a B.S. in industrial engineering in 1953 and was the 14th President of Virginia Tech. more >

Attila 'Ed' Csongradi

Lehigh grad inducted into EPSA Hall of Fame
MechE alum Attila 'Ed' Csongradi 67G 71G honored for his contributions to the growth of Eastern Pennsylvania soccer. more >

Craig Benson

CEE alum honored for geoenvironmental efforts
ASTM International honored Craig Benson '89 with the A. Ivan Johnson Outstanding Achievement Award. more >

Christopher West

Go West, young man
Alumnus Christopher West '08 finds passion for sustainable farming through environmental engineering. more >

Tal Cohen

An exercise in entrepreneurship
MechE alumnus Tal Cohen '04 brings fun and safety to working out. more >

Phil Bresnahan

An office with an ocean view
Lehigh alum Phil Bresnahan '09 fuses love for outdoor enjoyment and research in program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. more >

Maxwell Lay

Lehigh alum earns top Australian honors in engineering
Maxwell Lay '64 Ph.D. earns Peter Nicol Russell Medal for his accomplishments in structural engineering. more >


Robert E. Zoellner '54 dead at 82
The legendary Lehigh alumnus earned his B.S. in electrical engineering and was responsible for the Zoellner Arts Center. more >

Baker Gift

Lehigh entrepreneurship propelled by new gift from Baker Foundation
Lehigh entrepreneurship earns accolades, finds new support from an old friend. more >

Leonidas Bleris

Pushing the Envelope with Genome Editing
Leonidas Bleris '06 Ph.D. poised to become a leading researcher in a field that will likely transform the way diseases and disorders are treated. more >

Richard Verma

EE grad earns U.S.-India grant through water startup
Mike German '13 G and Lehigh professor SenGupta's WIST develop filter for safe water. more >

Richard Verma

LU Alum Tapped to be Ambassador to India
IE's Richard Verma 90 nominated by President Obama to be the next U.S. ambassador to India. more >

John Kulicki

The 150th Game: "I'm really hoping for a tie"
For John Kulicki 67G 73 Ph.D., the 150th meeting between Lehigh and Lafayette is a bit more intense than it is for most of us. more >

Arif Humayun

Protecting steel: Arif Humayun '80
Steel industry entrepreneur founds non-profit dedicated to greater understanding and mutual respect among people of all faiths. more >


Taking on the "culture of cubicles"
Lehigh alumnus challenges the status quo with a 'Montessori school for adults.' more >

EcoTech Marine

Made Right Here: EcoTech Marine
Bethlehem firm with Lehigh roots owns its market niche. more >

G.C. Shay

Attention all modern devices: G.C. Shay '48G says, 'you're welcome'
Former MechE graduate student and instructor propelled early Corning research. more >

Dan Roxbury

A tiny weapon joins fight against cancer
ChemE alum Dan Roxbury '07, '12G builds a sensing device from nanotubes and DNA. more >

Laura Silvo

Architecting healthcare
Divergent disciplines make a perfect fit for Laura Silvoy '11, '14G. more >

Bureo Skateboards

ChE alum promoted to full professor at India university
Animangsu Ghatak '03 promoted to full professor at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India. more >

James Maida

EE grad named SVP, CIO of Western & Southern
Former NFL receiver and Lehigh HOF athlete Steven Kreider '78 to head $46B eastern Pennsylvania financial group. more >

James Maida

CSE grad named trustee chairman of NJ medical center
CSE grad James Maida '85 named chairman of the Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus Foundation Board of Trustees. more >

Bureo Skateboards

Lehigh alums generate sustainability through skateboards
David Stover and Kevin Ahearn, class of 2007, returned to Lehigh to discuss their innovative angle towards global sustainability through Bureo Skateboards. more >

Katharine Brickman

EcoTech Marine honored as SBE of the Year
The Lehigh Valley-based company, led by co-founders Patrick Clasen '04, '07G and Timothy Marks '04, '06G earn regional honors. more >

Katharine Brickman

Lehigh MatSci alum earns prestigious award
Katharine Brickman '06 has been named to the Women in Manufacturing STEP Award from the Manufacturing Institute. more >

Robert Haak and Google Glass

Electrical engineer turned optometrist is first in PA to offer prescription Google Glass
Robert Haak '92, '94G became the first eye doctor in Pennsylvania to offer Google Glass in February. more >

Mike Wolfe

Mike Wolfe '98: Humanitarian Engineer
Mike Wolfe '98 has devoted his life to working towards helping others. Over the past decade, Wolfe has worked for 9 humanitarian organizations in 15 developing countries. more >


Taking Bethlehem's Viddler to new heights
Lehigh alums Donna DeMarco, '06G, and Rob Sandie, '06, are the founders of a Bethlehem-based technology firm that allows people to interact with videos for educational purposes. more >

Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight: Daniel McFarlan Moore

Daniel McFarlan Moore '(18)89
Degree: Electrical Engineering
Known For: Inventor of the Moore Lamp; predecessor to neon and flourescent lighting

An early 20th-century inventor, entrepreneur, and holder of more than 100 patents, including the Moore Lamp, the first commercially viable light source based on gas discharge instead of incandescence and the predecessor to contemporary neon and fluorescent lighting.
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