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John Coulter

Coulter named RCEAS interim dean
John Coulter, associate dean of engineering research and graduate studies, will begin his new role July 1. more >

Data X @ Lehigh

Lehigh launches Data X
New initiative will expand Lehigh's capacities for teaching, research and learning in computer and data science. more >

John Coulter

Nonfriction literature
National Science Foundation supports joint Lehigh University-DuPont research into tribology -- industry's hidden profit killer. more >

Jeetain Mittal

ChBE professor wins DOE research award
Assistant professor Jeetain Mittal receives Early Career Research award from the Department of Energy. more >

Lehigh ISWC 2015

Lehigh to host 2015 ISWC
The leading international conference for research on Semantic Web topics is coming to the Lehigh Valley this fall. more >

McHugh and Schiesser

An interconnected, dynamic phenomenon
A new book by ChBE professors Anthony McHugh and William Schiesser tracks and projects global carbon dioxide distribution and its effects. more >


Scratching the surface
MechE professor Joachim Grenestedt and DynAccess monoski gives top US racers the edge vs. global competition. more >

Israel Wachs

Advancing the understanding of catalytic reactions
Researchers from Lehigh and SIT see new opportunities for converting natural gas into liquid fuels and chemical feedstocks. more >

Javier Buceta

Cellular reception
New Lehigh Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering professor Javier Buceta brings life to statistical mechanics -- and vice versa. more >

Rossin Fellows

Honoring the legacy of Peter C. Rossin '48
The engineering college honors its benefactor, and its studentsí versatility. more >

Martin Harmer

Ceramics researcher receives major recognition
Professor Martin Harmer named Distinguished Life member by American Ceramics Society. more >

Shalinee Kishore

From ocean waves to clean energy
A team of Lehigh faculty members and researchers believe the ocean's waves could provide a uniquely steady source of clean and renewable energy. more >

2015 NSF CAREER Awards

Serious recognition from NSF
Professors Arindam Banerjee, Bryan Berger, Nader Motee earn prestigious awards from National Science Foundation. more >

Justin Jaworski

Birds of a feather...
Mechanical engineering associate professor Justin Jaworski explores the aerodynamics of flocking together. more >

A future in STEM
"Imagine Your STEM Future Day," a full-day event at Lehigh University, immersed over 250 young women in a college STEM experience. more >

Frangopol named VP of Engineering Mechanics Institute
Lehigh CEE professor elected vice president of the Engineering Mechanics Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers. more >

Lehigh professor speeding up epilepsy drug search
Yevgeny Berdichevsky looks to improve disvoery process thanks to grant from the National Institutes of Health. more >

Skier earns X Games gold with monoski developed at Lehigh
Chris Devlin-Young becomes oldest athete ever to win at X Games thanks in part to a device developed on campus. more >

Innovative excellence through new NSF program
Lehigh impresses in Innovation Corps program that trains researchers to commercialize their inventions. more >

CSE professor part of team receiving NSF grant
Lehigh's Gang Tan and collaborators awarded four-year, $1.2 million grant for automated software security development. more >

Cyber security expert Mark Graff visits Lehigh
TellAGraff CEO & President presented key reasons behind cyber security mistakes and how it endangers our modern world. more >

More research through mobile expansion
Cited for her work with wireless network systems and protocol design, Mooi Choo Chuah named a Fellow of IEEE. more >

From sulfur to fertilizer
Jonas Baltrusaitis developing sustainable method of processing sulfur into sulfuric acid that can be used in fertilizers. more >

Engineering a better quality of life with COPD
Lehigh ChBE faculty, students develop a bench-scale MOC model that could improve the quality of life for COPD patients. more >

ERC helps Mexican energy industry fight CO2
Lehigh energy researchers improve the harvesting of geothermal power. more >

Taking aim at acid gases
Lehigh Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering professor Israel Wachs part of a team to receive DOE grant. more >

A destination for creative minds of all flavors
Baker Institute lauded for 'inoculating' Lehigh students with an entrepreneurial mindset. more >

Lehigh Women Engineers panel set for November 11
Successful alumnae and faculty to discuss breaking through in the engineering workforce. more >

Inspiring STEM Success
Lehigh helps Big Apple middle schoolers dream big. more >

Boosting efficiency and awareness of wave-farm technology
NSF "CyberSEES" program awards major grant to team comprised of Lehigh engineering faculty & students. more >

Sloan Kettering researcher visits Lehigh
Dr. Daniel Heller joined chemical and biomolecular engineering as part of its 2014 fall seminar series.
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Breathing easier
Chemical engineers Mayuresh Kothare and Shivaji Sircar take on COPD.
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Addressing grand challenges
New leadership at CPN, CAMN working towards collaboration while promoting core missions. more >

Leading by example
ECE's Shalinee Kishore helps develop mentoring in STEM. more >

Frank Chang

Prof. Hart revisits space exploration with local science center
Former astronaut and current MechE professor greets a packed house at Da Vinci Center. more >


NY Times: Lehigh moves past the 'usual notion of college'
Mountaintop Initiative lauded for providing students with the physical and intellectual space to dream big. more >

Faculty Spotlight

Frank Curtis

Dr. Frank Curtis
Frank Hook Assistant Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering

Dr. Curtis' research interests revolve around the area of large-scale mathematical optimization and its applications, which lies at the intersection between applied mathematics, scientific computing, and operations research.
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More on Dr. Curtis:
• Resolve Magazine: "Finding the optimal balance in the face of uncertainty"
• Resolve Magazine: "Getting a grasp on infinity"
• ISE's Frank Curtis receives major award from Department of Energy