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Lehigh Engineering prepares for 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium

The 11th annual David and Lorraine Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium returns to showcase the top Lehigh student engineering research projects. This year’s event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, in the main lobby of the STEPS building.

2014 Undergraduate RESEARCH Symposium

Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
Location: Main Lobby, STEPS BUILDING

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Meet the 2014 Competitors

Twenty-three students representing nine major fields will explain their work and answer questions posed by a panel of judges, as well as faculty, students, staff and visitors.

Symposium winners earn travel scholarships to attend professional conferences.

Members of the Lehigh community are also encouraged to visit the symposium throughout the competition to cast their vote for the "People's Choice Award."

The symposium is endowed by Andrew D. Freed ‘83 in honor of his parents. Freed, a member of the advisory council to the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, is president and CEO of Medical Device Investment Holdings Corp. in Malvern, Pa.

Visit the Undergraduate Research Symposium web site to read more about this year's competitors and more.

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Materials science and engineering major Nadia Krook won the 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium for her work on "In Vitro Examination of Poly(glycerol sebacate) Degradation Kinetics: Effects of Porosity and Cure Temperature."

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Bioengineering student Corrin Pimentel won the 2013 People's Choice Award for her work on "Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Effects on Epilepsy."