Six engineering faculty members were invited to display their research recently at the 2014 TechConnect World Conference and Expo in Washington, D.C. Two Lehigh technologies – both from Martin P. Harmer, professor of materials science and engineering, and Animesh Kundu, a research scientist, won a National Innovation Award, won a National Innovation Award were selected as National Innovation Awardees.
The event is billed as the "world’s largest multidisciplinary multi-sector conference and marketplace of vetted innovations, innovators and technology business developers and funders." It focuses on advancements in four areas: nanotechnology, microtechnology, biotechnology and clean technology.
"Events like the TechConnect conference give faculty inventors an important opportunity to highlight the strengths of their innovations and research in face-to-face interactions with industry representatives," said Karpe. "They provide a much-needed platform to make the technology transfer process as efficient as possible."
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-By Kurt Pfitzer