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MSE students compete in Freed Symposium 2016

Hannah Maret ’16, Allison Fraser ’17, and Brendan Eckardt ’16 are competing in the David and Lorraine Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium being held Wednesday, March 30, from 10:00am to 5:00pm in the STEPS lobby.

The annual symposium showcases the intensive academic research undertaken by Lehigh engineering students, highlighting the resources and opportunities the university provides. Student competitors, nominated by their departments, learn how to express the significance and complexity of their work and answer questions posed by faculty, students, and visitors.

Hannah Maret will present Seeded Lateral Epitaxy Rates For Alumina Thin Films: Influence Of Substrate And Stress State. Her advisor is Nick Strandwitz. Ally Fraser will present Development Of Graded Transition Joints For Avoiding Dissimilar Metal Weld Failures. Her advisor is John DuPont. IDEAS student Brendan Eckardt will present Superior Treatment Of Hypersensitive Teeth By A Novel Bioactive Glass. His advisor is Himanshu Jain.

The top finishers, judged by a panel of academic and industry researchers, win travel stipends to attend professional conferences to provide further opportunities to promote their work and practice the art of communication.

Follow live coverage and vote in person in the STEPS lobby for the People’s Choice award.

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