SEM courses were founded by Joe Goldstein in 1970. More
than four decades later, the Lehigh Microscopy School is widely
recognized as the largest and best in the world.
Over 5,800 engineers, scientists, and technicians have taken our
courses, coming from 50 states and 35 countries. Goldstein et al.,
the SEM textbook, has worldwide sales of over 52,000 copies since
its first publication in 1975.
Fifteen of our lecturers have served as president of one of the
major microscopy, microanalysis, or materials societies.
Lecturers have more than 950 years of combined experience in microscopy
and microanalysis at the world’s leading research institutions
Lehigh University associate professor Masashi Watanabe teaches at Lehigh Microscopy School.