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Watanabe appointed MAS president


Masashi Watanabe has been appointed president of the Microanalysis Society (MAS) for 2016-2018. “It is a great honor to be president, especially in this memorial 50th anniversary year. Personally, I just had my 20-year anniversary as an MAS member,” said Watanabe. MAS advances and disseminates knowledge concerning the principles, instrumentation …

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Strandwitz awarded Chambers professorship


At Founders Day 2016, Nicholas C. Strandwitz was awarded the Harold Chambers Junior Professorship in Materials Science and Engineering. The professorship is given on a rotating basis to a promising young faculty member at the start of their careers. In February, Strandwitz and graduate student Ling Ju had their research published …

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Scenes from Graz


Helen Chan, Fulbright Austria-Graz University of Technology Visiting Professor, attended orientation with her fellow scholars in Vienna. She will spend the next semester researching and teaching fast and slow grain boundaries in alumina at the Institute for Electron Microscopy and Nanoanalysis at Graz University of Technology & Graz Centre for …

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Chow presents seminars at UAB


Lesley Chow, assistant professor of Materials Science and Engineering, was invited to present two seminars at the School of Engineering in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in September. Designing modular biomaterials with spatially organized cues to guide functional tissue regeneration was given to UAB’s Biomedical Engineering department. Chow also …

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Studying gold’s catalytic behavior


Chris Kiely and his research colleagues, including Qian He, lead author and one of Kiely’s former Ph.D. students, have published Population and hierarchy of active species in gold iron oxide catalysts for carbon monoxide oxidation in Nature Communications. After leaving Lehigh, Qian He spent time as a postdoctoral research associate …

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Scenes from Florence


Zoe Rosenberg ’18, a junior in materials science, is studying at Syracuse University in Florence, Italy for a study abroad semester. Her advisor is Helen Chan. Zoe in enrolled in several art courses. “I am taking classes in weaving, silk screening, drawing, art history, and Italian,” she says. “I am …

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From the sea to the sky


Carol Kiely, a visiting research scholar in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will present a talk entitled The Microscopic World Of Lunar Dust as part of the Fall 2016 seminar series. Kiely, an accomplished expert in the use of photography and stereoimaging to help explain scientific phenomena, will discuss …

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Hahn to lead Honeywell division


Lehigh MSE distinguished alum Terrence S. Hahn, B.S. ’88, M.Eng. ’92, has been named president and CEO of Honeywell’s new Home and Building Technologies group. Hahn and his wife, Joan D. Stanescu, B.S. ’87, M.S. ’92, were awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from Lehigh’s department of materials science and engineering in 2015 for global leadership …

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