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Anderson wins award at E-MRS 2016


Kevin Anderson won a “Best Student Presentation Award” at the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 2016 fall meeting at Warsaw University of Technology in September. His talk, Novel composites produced through in-situ partial reduction and the effect of microstructure on mechanical properties, was given in the symposium “Advanced Composite Materials: …

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Pimputkar, Kimmel organize international ammonothermal growth workshop


Article credit: Materials Department at University of California, Santa Barbara Photo credits: Michi Lindner In September, the greatest minds working in the field of ammonothermal growth of single crystals came together at UCSB for the conclusion of a two-session international workshop.  The first session was held in Germany, at Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nüremburg (FAU), …

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MAT 206 students receive IMS awards


Materials students in MAT 206, Processing and Properties of Metals, received their awards for Class 3 of the 2016 International Metallographic Contest (IMC), a category they have won for the past three years. The competition is sponsored by the International Metallographic Society (IMS). “The students did great this year,” said …

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Lehigh alum wins ACerS award


Edward Gorzkowski ’99 ’04G won the Du-Co Ceramics Young Professionals Award for 2016. The award, established by the late Reldon Cooper, co-founder of Du-Co Ceramics, is awarded to a young professional member of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) who demonstrates exceptional leadership and service to ACerS. The award is presented …

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Eulogy to Ken Tarby


Story by Kurt Pfitzer Wise teacher and trusted adviser, dedicated administrator and Carnac the Magnificent, Stephen Kenneth “Ken” Tarby, who died this month at the age of 82, filled many roles and played them all with relish and competence in 41 years on the Lehigh faculty. “Ken Tarby was a …

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Moving history


The Siemens IA Elmiskop electron microscope (circa 1964), formerly in the upper lobby of Whitaker Lab, was moved earlier this semester to the lower lobby where it will be showcased as an important part of our building’s history. Moving the microscope required the assistance of an outside company. The Elmiskop …

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Pearson named health committee co-chair


Ray Pearson has been named co-chair of Lehigh’s newly formed College of Health Committee. Deborah Laible from the psychology department in the College of Arts and Sciences is also co-chair. A new College of Health will be established as part of a comprehensive university-wide plan known to the campus community …

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Thomas Farinha awarded Tarby Prize


Thomas G. Farinha ’18 has been awarded the Ken Tarby Prize for 2016. The Tarby Prize is given to a junior for achieving the best academic performance during the first two years at Lehigh. His advisor is Sabrina Jedlicka. The prize is named after S. Kenneth Tarby, professor emeritus and …

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