CENTER FOR ADVANCED MATERIALS & NANOTECHNOLOGY
CAMN Members in the News
- New lab additions: XRD, microscopes
3, 2016 New hardware and software in Whitaker Lab promises to further research in both nanomaterials and metallurgical analysis.
- Confocal Raman imaging microscope installed
11, 2016 Slava V. Rotkin and a group of 13 faculty across several science and engineering disciplines acquired a new instrument: the Witec alpha300RA.
- Helen Chan receives Fulbright award
31, 2016 Helen M. Chan, chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to teach in Austria in the 2016-2017 academic year.
- Lehigh research 24/7 video
31, 2016 Martin Harmer, Senior Faculty Advisor for Engineering Research Initiatives, narrates a video highlighting research at Lehigh University.
- Lehigh researchers extend the reach of single crystals
21, 2016 Himanshu Jain and team have demonstrated a new method of making single crystals that could enable a wider range of materials to be used in microelectronics, solar energy devices and other high-technology applications.
- Kiely and team produce hydrogen on demand
March 2, 2016 Chris Kiely and other researchers have developed a method of producing hydrogen peroxide on demand through a simple, one-step process.
- Jagota partners with Cornell and Michelin to explore bio-inspired tire design
23, 2016 Anand Jagota has partnered with Cornell University and Michelin North America to investigate surface architectures for enhancement of sliding and static friction against rough and smooth surfaces.
- Researchers synthesize a rare mineral for the first time
18, 2016 An international group of researchers, including Lehigh's Chris Kiely, has synthesized an extremely rare mineral and used it as a catalyst precursor to improve two reactions that are of great importance to the chemical industry.
- Grant awarded for ultrahigh speed optical coherence tomography
3, 2016 Chao Zhou is awarded an NSF I-Corps grant to study an emerging nondestructive imaging technology that enables micron scale, cross sectional, and three-dimensional (3D) imaging of specimens.
- Chan profiled in book on successful women in science
1, 2016 Helen M. Chan, chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is showcased in a new book, “Successful Women Ceramic and Glass Scientists and Engineers: 100 Inspirational Profiles.”
- Lehigh researchers contribute to new TEM text
29, 2016 Transmission Electron Microscopy: Diffraction, Imaging, and Spectrometry aims to give students a clear and thorough understanding of TEM, the essential tool for studying nanomaterials.
- Cheng awarded I-Corps grant to create nanoparticle device
21, 2016 Xuanhong Cheng received a $50K NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant for the commercialization of a nanoparticle concentration device.
- A singular research success and a first for Lehigh
19, 2016 The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to Lehigh to study and discover the mechanisms that govern anti-thermal processes that appear to reverse nature.
- Hwang receives SBIR subcontract for RF MEMS research
14, 2016 The project, Intelligent Sense and Control of RF MEMS Switching Technology, is funded by a Phase II SBIR through the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
- Jain leads effort on 3D architecture for new optical functionalities in glass
13, 2016 Himanshu Jain is partnering with colleague Volkmar Dierolf and Daniel Nolan from Corning, Inc. to examine new functionalities in inorganic glasses.
- A grand debut for bioengineering majors
5, 2015 Students win a national competition who had researched in the lab of Xuanhong Cheng.
- Physicists map the strain in a wonder material
September 29, 2015 Slava V. Rotkin studies the properties of graphene using spectroscopy and statistical analysis.
- Lehigh wins grant for natural hazards engineering research
September 24, 2015 Lehigh will participate in a national initiative aimed at improving the resiliency and sustainability of the civil infrastructure to better withstand the effects of earthquakes and other natural hazards.
- Ricles and Sause receive $3M grant
September 23, 2015 Richard Sause, Civil & Environmental Engineering, is the co-principal investigator with colleague James Ricles on an NSF-funded grant to study Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI).
- Lehigh students win 1st prize in NIH-DEBUT competition
September 16, 2015 The team of five BioE students researched in the lab of Xuanhong Cheng, with help from professors Susan Perry, Yevgeny Berdichevsky, Chao Zhou, and Steven McIntosh.
- Vinci featured in MRS profile
September 13, 2015 Rick Vinci was featured in a Materials Research Society (MRS) faculty profile.
- Webb and colleagues awarded NSF grant
September 11, 2015 Edmund Webb III, along with researchers Xiaohui Zhang,
Alparslan Oztekin, and
Xuanhong Cheng, have been awarded a continuing grant for molecular models of flow-sensitive biopolymers.
- Jedlicka awarded NSF grant
August 31, 2015 Sabrina Jedlicka and colleague John Coulter have been awarded an NSF grant to study injection-molded nanostructured biomedical consumables.
- Vermaak and Krick awarded NSF grant
August 30, 2015 Natasha Vermaak and Brandon Krick have been awarded a grant to study topology optimization for the wear of composite materials.
- Jagota awarded NSF grant
August 26, 2015 Anand Jagota has received an NSF grant to design structures to enhance the friction of rubbery materials.
- Architecting glass
August 17, 2015 Himanshu Jain, together with colleagues Daniel Nolan and Volkmar Dierolf, have been awarded an NSF grant for their continued research toward new optical functionalities in glass.
- A community of physics researchers
August 10, 2015 Lehigh’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) summer program for physics majors is not a typical 9-to-5 job.
- Vinci and Chan awarded NSF grant
July 29, 2015 Researchers Helen Chan and Richard Vinci are awarded an NSF grant to study the mechanical behavior of inorganic composites.
- Rotkin awarded NSF grant
July 14, 2015 Slava Rotkin, Department of Physics, will research the nanophotonics of RE/DNA/nanotube materials.
- Innovators shine at international conference
July 13, 2015 Lehigh scientists and engineers won three National Innovation Awards recently at the TechConnect 2015 World Innovation Conference and National Innovation Showcase.
- In memoriam: Joseph Goldstein 1939-2015
June 29, 2015 Remembering Joseph I. Goldstein, founder of the Lehigh Microscopy School in 1970.
- Advancing bionanoparticle processing
June 23, 2015 Xuanhong Cheng, together with ChemE professor James Gilchrist, have been awarded a grant to further their research in bionanoparticles.
- Engineering material innovations at TechConnect 2015
June 16, 2015 Lehigh University engineers, materials scientists and chemists will present their innovative breakthroughs to a national showcase of investors and industrial partners.
- Conference showcases how nanotechnology can boost business growth
May 20, 2015 Nanotechnology is big business. And it’s getting bigger.
- In memoriam: Don Smyth 1930-2015
April 27, 2015 Remembering Professor Emeritus Don Smyth.
- From biomass to useful products
March 31, 2015 As scientists seek alternative sources of renewable energy, they are paying increased attention to plants, agricultural residue, household wastes and other forms of biomass.
- From 3D printing to a Mars repair job
August 15, 2014 You’re on a multiyear mission to Mars, operating a robotic explorer and collecting rock samples, when a key component breaks. You don’t have a full machine shop, and you are years from a spare part delivery. How can you get the explorer back in service?
- Changing perspectives, shaping careers
June 1, 2014 Katrina Kraft, CAMN's Administrative Manager, receives her master's degree in Globalization and Educational Change.
- Small but mighty
January 27, 2014 Two Lehigh physicists have made significant contributions to an international magazine’s special issue on nanocarbon materials.
- Research team pursuing greener production of methanol
October 17, 2013 Backed by a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, a Lehigh research team is working to create a promising new method of producing renewable fuel.
- Probing the vast potential of glass
October 1, 2013 As far back as the Stone Age, almost three million years ago, naturally occurring glass like obsidian was used to make sharp cutting tools.
- Rethinking surface tension
August 28, 2013 If you’ve ever watched a drop of water form into a bead or a water strider scoot across a pond, you are familiar with a property of liquids called surface tension.
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