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Panos Diplas

Diplas elected ASCE Fellow
Civil and Environmental Engineering chair lauded for contributions to hydraulic engineering | MORE >

Dawn McClay

Dawn McClay Retires After 48 Years at Lehigh
The CEE department financial coordinator reflects on the joys of a university career. | MORE >

John Wilson

John Wilson retires from Lehigh CEE
The structural engineering professor remembers his 36 years of teaching, research, and service on South Mountain. | MORE >

Joshua Agar

TRIPODS+X meets Machine Learning+X
Lehigh University to host collaborative, interdisciplinary workshops in computationally-intensive academic research. | MORE >

Rick Blum

Rick Blum named IEEE SPS Distinguished Lecturer
IEEE Fellow and the Robert W. Wieseman Endowed Professor in EE and ECE was previously appointed the honor in 2011. | MORE >

Joshua Agar

A turbo boost for materials science
Lehigh University partnership with UC Berkeley may also reach the edges of the cosmos. | MORE >

Kai Landsrkon and Siddha Pimputkar

A material without limits
Cheaper production of an unsung industrial substance could make hard stuff a lot easier. | MORE >

Eric Baumer

What's your data privacy style?
New research studies how people navigate a world in which data-collection is ubiquitous. | MORE >

NSF supports Lehigh interdisciplinary research effort

Growing computers in petri dishes
NSF supports Lehigh interdisciplinary research effort to engineer a living neural network. | MORE >

Lehigh leads a multinational, interdisciplinary effort to develop a holistic model of the complex nexus of global food, energy and water

A FEW good collaborators
Lehigh leads a multinational, interdisciplinary effort to develop a holistic model of the complex nexus of global food, energy and water. | MORE >

Lehigh partners with Brookhaven National Laboratory

A close-up Look at Lehigh's autonomous boats
The research team believes its LORCA boats could have application in search-and-rescue operations, security and ocean mapping. | MORE >

Lehigh partners with Brookhaven National Laboratory

Partnering to advance research in materials and devices
Lehigh has partnered with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the first of its kind between NSLS-II and an academic research institution. | MORE >

Kothare elected AIChE Fellow

Kothare elected Fellow of AIChE
Lehigh ChBE chair and recognized expert in systems dynamics and control also serves as Fellow of IEEE. | MORE >

Screening a singlke living cell's content for cancer

Sensing the content of a single living cell
Exploring point-of-care cancer screening and monitoring using microwave technology. | MORE >

Civil engineering global ranking

Global leadership in civil engineering
Lehigh's CEE department recognized among the best in the world by ARWU. | MORE >

Google for research data

Lehigh research team to investigate a “Google for research data”
NSF supports effort to enable academic researchers of every variety to find the data they need. | MORE >

Xiaochen Guo CAREER Award

Cache is king
NSF CAREER Award supports research to improve the efficiency of computational memory systems. | MORE >

Nick Strandwitz CAREER Award

Flipping a switch in the space between atoms
NSF CAREER Award supports Lehigh professor Nick Strandwitz’s vision of the transistor of the future. | MORE >

Socioeconomic disparity in Facebook usage

How does society use social media? #ItsComplicated
Lehigh University study reveals socioeconomic disparity in Facebook usage. | MORE >

Smoking associated with delayed shinbone healing

Smoking associated with delayed shinbone healing
Patients in the middle decades of life, particularly women aged 30-49, seemed to be at increased risk of nonunion. | MORE >

Alternative ammonia production

Alternative ammonia production method could transform food production
In a transformative paradigm shift, McIntosh and his colleagues will investigate a method of producing ammonia from hydrogen and nitrogen using a proton-conducting, ceramic, solid-oxide electrochemical cell. | MORE >

Ebola method

Lehigh researchers to study Ebola method of host cell invasion
Lehigh researchers study the possibility of designing therapies that can block specific virus entry while leaving normal physiological cellular processes intact. | MORE >

Triggering immune system

Triggering immune system to defeat deadly bacteria
Lehigh researchers ponder the question: If the efficacy immunotherapy has already been shown, why not try to trigger the body's immune system to battle deadly bacteria? | MORE >

Xiaochen Guo

NSF travel grant enables symposium diversity
Lehigh students will have the opportunity to attend an international microarchitecture conference thanks to an NSF travel grant awarded to ECE's Xiaochen Guo. | MORE >


Space: Tribology's final frontier

Space: Tribology's final frontier
NSF CAREER Award supports Lehigh University partnership with Sandia National Labs to explore the science of friction. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Lehigh among group awarded $2.5M federal transportation grant
The multi-year grant is authorized under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Industrial and Systems Engineering welcomes its new chair
Luis Nunes Vicente has been appointed incoming professor and chair who will assume the helm on August 1, 2018. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Wenxin Liu Awarded Grant from Office of Naval Research
Liu is developing “LEGO-like” power electronic systems that can be easily—and inexpensively—customized. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Taking the gamble out of Ebola outbreaks
Lehigh research pair were awarded an NIH grant to assess the spread of disease. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

A powerful laser breakthrough
Prof. Sushil Kumar and his team devise a simple, effective technique to enhance the power output of surface-emitting single-mode lasers. | MORE >

Rossin Awards

Rossin Engineering College honors faculty, staff, students
The Engineering college honored its faculty, staff and students with a new ceremony at Mountaintop Campus on April 26. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Catch-and-release tumor cell detection device undergoes clinical trial
Prof. Yaling Liu's research now enters a clinical trial of cancer blood test device designed to detect early tumors. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Historic partnership promises bright future
Lehigh partners with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the first of its kind between NSLS-II and an academic research institution. | MORE >

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Impacting societal change through interdisciplinary strength
Lehigh's three new Interdisciplinary Research Institutes (IRIs) build upon existing strengths. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Terlaky elected SIAM 2018 Fellow
Tamás Terlaky was recognized for his fundamental contributions to the theory and practice of optimization. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Pearson elected to Society of Plastics Engineers board
Materials professor Raymond A. Pearson begins his three-year term as SPE's VP of Technology and Education in May. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Finding patterns at the nanoscale
Paper by materials professor Jeff Rickman is the first to emerge from the Nano/Human Interface Presidential Eng. Research Initiative. | MORE >

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Lehigh joins BRAID initiative
The program aims to increase the percentage of women and minorities majoring in computer science. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Banerjee joins editorial boards of ASME and Elsevier journals
Arindam Banerjee has been appointed to the editorial boards of the Journal of Fluids Engineering and Renewable Energy. | MORE >

Tyler Walker

Lehigh-designed monoski helps Paralympian earn silver
American paralympian Tyler Walker wins first ever Olympic medal using ski formulated at Lehigh. | MORE >

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A summer of machine learning
Brian Davison and Michael Spear have received a grant to provide students with experience in scalable computer systems and algorithms. | MORE >

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Mending materials
Kelly Schultz receives NSF CAREER award to study stem cell-mediated engineering of their microenvironments. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Kothare joins editorial board of IEEE journal
Mayuresh Kothare will serve as an associate editor of Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC): Systems. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Emeritus professor authors books on numerical algorithms
William E. Schiesser recently authored several books on computer-based solutions to model real-life phenomena. | MORE >

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The building of innovation
An interdisciplinary faculty team at CPN has been steadily earning recognition for pushing the envelope. | MORE >

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler

Rooting out Ebola’s biomechanical enabler
Lehigh University wins NIH grant to unlock mystery of the virus's interaction with host cells. | MORE >

Smarter cities, smarter living

Mining for gold in a mountain of data
ISE participates in a workshop on new developments in big data optimization algorithms, theory, applications and systems. | MORE >

Smarter cities, smarter living

Got a coastal bridge to retrofit? There's an optimal approach for that
Dan Frangopol and former PhD student Alysson Mondoro design revolutionary risk assessment framework. | MORE >

Smarter cities, smarter living

Ray Pearson wins premier award for research in adhesion science
A career-long quest to create and understand "toughened" epoxies has led to The Adhesion Society's 2018 Award for Excellence. | MORE >

Smarter cities, smarter living

Smooth operators: Engineering surgery scheduling
Miao Bai '17 Ph.D. and professors Robert Storer and Greg Tonkay develop an algorithm for better operating room scheduling. | MORE >

Smarter cities, smarter living

Israel E. Wachs awarded Fulbright Senior Scholar fellowship
Wachs will study at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel in spring 2019. | MORE >

Smarter cities, smarter living

Smarter cities, smarter living
Dan Lopresti travels to Washington, DC to moderate a congressional panel on intelligent infrastructure. | MORE >

Mooi Choo Chuah

Lehigh wins award for innovation in education
Lehigh won the 2017 Award of Excellence in the Innovation Category at the University Economic Development Association annual summit. | MORE >

Mooi Choo Chuah

Lehigh's Mooi Choo Chuah elected NAI Fellow
Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded to academic inventors. | MORE >

Don Bolle

A century later, Beedle’s legacy lives on
The 100th birthdate of Dr. Lynn Beedle, a man known for his contagious passion for tall buildings, occurs December 7, 2017. | MORE >

Don Bolle

Donald M. Bolle, 1933-2017
Bolle served as dean of engineering and filled several other leadership roles during his 14-year career with Lehigh. | MORE >

Dan Frangopol

Identifying optimal adaptation of buildings threatened by hurricanes, climate change
Lehigh Professor Dan M. Frangopol and former PhD student You Dong's computational procedure was applied to a group of single-family residential buildings in Florida. | MORE >

“Unparalleled access” in surface science
An interdisciplinary research team led by Israel Wachs wins NSF support for next-generation surface analysis.  | MORE >

Liu named ASME fellow
Yaling Liu has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, one of the top honors in his field.  | MORE >

Coulter begins term on ASEE research board
John Coulter begins his term on the Engineering Research Council's Board of Directors for 2017-2020. | MORE >