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2015 NSF CAREER Awards

Serious recognition from NSF
Professors Arindam Banerjee, Bryan Berger, Nader Motee earn prestigious national 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 >

Office of Tech Transfer

Lehigh shines at global innovation event
Lehigh’s Office of Tech Transfer develops new avenues for research impact. more >

Frank Chang

Lehigh CEE professors visit Indonesia to discuss academic collaboration
CEE professors James Ricles and Tara Troy part of US-Indonesia Partnership Program Consortium committed to educational partnership. more >

Frank Chang

Lehigh CPN to host seminar on next-generation communication
UCLA Professor Frank Chang to present, "Next-Generation Communication, Radar and Imaging Systems-on-Chip" as part of summer series. more >

Frangopol Croes Medal

Honors for Frangopol in Romania, China
The Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture was recognized at Gheorghe Asachi Technical University and Dalian University of Technology. more >

Frangopol Croes Medal

Top award for Frangopol, Ph.D. advisees
CEE professor Dan Frangopol and his Ph.D. advisees Sunyong Kim and Mohamed Soliman awarded the ASCE's 2014 J. James R. Croes Medal. more >

S. David Wu

An honor befitting an exceptional leader
Lehigh's Engineering Advisory Council announces the S. David Wu Endowed Scholarship more >

Lopresti Named Interim Dean

New name for the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Effective April 21, 2014, R. L. McCann Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering Mayuresh Kothare announced the change. more >

Lopresti Named Interim Dean

Daniel Lopresti named interim dean at RCEAS
The professor and chair of the department of computer science and engineering will head the the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science effective July 1, 2014. more >

3D printer access

3D printer access for the Lehigh campus community
Wilbur Powerhouse 3D printer now free to students and faculty to use; more printers to become available in Fall 2014. more >

James M. Ricles

CEE Professor earns Distinguished Achievement Award
Lehigh professor James M. Ricles awarded the American Institute of Construction Special Achievement Award. more >

Filbert Bartoli

Bartoli presents lecture on nanophotonics
ECE Department Chair and Chandler Weaver Chair Filbert Bartoli discusses research on SPR sensors at Boston U, Maryland. more >

PA Governors School

Governor's School for Engineering and Technology headed to Lehigh
Students will engage in a two-week residential learning experience, with the goal of encouraging the pursuit of careers in STEM fields. more >

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Lehigh Engineering prepares for 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium
David and Lorraine Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium showcases top student engineering research. more >

Dean David Wu

Dean of College of Engineering Dr. S. David Wu Named Next Provost for GMU
P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science Dean David Wu named as next Provost at George Mason University. more >

Engineering Rankings

Engineering grad program ranks among nation's best
P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science graduate program ranked among the best in the nation. more >

Yongkang Gao

Keeping pace with the data explosion
Lehigh's WUME lab has developed machines to study how social media users interact with tweets. more >

Yongkang Gao

Light and electrons, a profitable dance
Engineers use nanofabrication advances to improve the sensitivity of nanoplasmonic biosensors. more >


High honors for Lehigh engineering professors
Proflific engineering professors honored for significant early-career contributions to their fields of research. more >

Tech Entrepreneurship program

Lehigh Tech Entrepreneurship program wins UEDA award
University Economic Development Association taps program as top in North America for talent development. more >

INE Smart Grid Seminar

The mathematics of power
Lehigh's INE research cluster hosted a smart grid seminar covering the topic of power grid behavior. more >

Penn Stainless

Lehigh to partner with Penn Stainless
Specialty metals firm to gain from and contribute to Lehigh’s materials expertise. more >

Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars

Lehigh's Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars
Luce Foundation grant broadens research opportunities for women engineers. more >

Summer Engineering in Germany

A new experience abroad
Lehigh strikes new partnership with German university on a summer program geared towards manufacturing and engineering. more >

John Chen

Remembering Professor Emeritus John C. Chen
The Carl R. Anderson Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering passed away over the winter holiday surrounded by his family. more >

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight: Shamim Pakzad

Dr. Shamim Pakzad's research focuses on assessing the integrity of structures such as bridges, buildings, and tunnels via the application of wireless sensor technologies.
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