Center Mission

The Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (CAMN) is a multi-disciplinary hub for research and education at Lehigh University, with a mission to foster fundamental and applied research focused on the development and characterization of materials and processes, support cross-disciplinary collaboration and synergy, and pursue broad integrative research center activities and funding. CAMN represents materials-focused research at Lehigh across two colleges and multiple departments, and includes faculty members primarily from the departments of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry.

CAMN exists to identify, promote, and facilitate research in strategic areas related to advanced materials and nanotechnology that meet the needs of industry, government and students through:

  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Productive partnerships and networking
  • Dedicated expertise
  • Access to leading edge facilities
  • Innovative education programs for students and professionals

Materials research within CAMN connects synergistically to the research activities of the following sister organizations: