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Jedlicka promoted to associate professor

Sabrina Jedlicka has advanced to the role of associate professor with tenure in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Jedlicka joined Lehigh in January 2008. Her research interests include biomaterials synthesis and characterization, neuroengineering, biointerface design, surface science, and neuronal cell biology.

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Kiely, research team featured in New York Times

Chris Kiely, Director of the Electron Microscopy and Nanofabrication Facility and Lehigh Microscopy School in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, on the team of Steven McIntosh, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering and Bryan Berger, Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, together have had their discoveries on quantum dots published in the New York Times. …

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Loewy Institute dedicated in ceremony at Whitaker

The Loewy Institute at Lehigh University was celebrated in a dedication ceremony in Whitaker Lab on Friday, April 29, 2016. Formerly known as the Institute for Metal Forming (IMF), the Loewy Institute promises to further research in materials forming and processing for years to come. Wojtek Misiolek, Loewy Chair in …

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Jedlicka recognized for expanding access in learning

Sabrina Jedlicka, along with five other Lehigh faculty members, were recognized by the Office of Disability Support Services and the Peer Mentor program for their work in supporting students with disabilities by providing equal access in the form of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). UDL provides a blueprint for creating instructional goals, methods, materials, …

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Mug Drop and SMS picnic date announced

The annual Mug Drop Competition and SMS Spring Picnic will take place on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in the Whitaker Courtyard. Department awards for students and faculty will also be presented. Free to the class of 2019! Cost to other students is $3.00, and faculty/staff is $5.00. RSVP to Janie …

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Chan receives Fulbright award

Helen M. Chan, chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to teach in Austria in the 2016-2017 academic year. “The grant is a Visiting Professorship at the Graz University of Technology, where I will teach and conduct research in the …

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Lehigh scientists extend the reach of single crystals

Materials scientists and physicists at Lehigh University have demonstrated a new method of making single crystals that could enable a wider range of materials to be used in microelectronics, solar energy devices and other high-technology applications. The researchers reported their discovery Friday, March 18, in Scientific Reports, a Nature journal, …

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Kiely and team produce hydrogen peroxide on demand

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is a versatile household product. In dilute form, it disinfects wounds, bleaches hair, whitens teeth, removes fabric stains, cleans contact lenses, and kills mold. In high concentrations, it can be decomposed through catalysis into oxygen and steam and used as a propellant or explosive. H2O2 is typically made in a …

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Maret ’16 and research team published in ACS journal

Hannah Maret ’16, together with Derek Weisberg and professors Helen Chan and Nick Strandwitz, had their research paper entitled Seeded Solid-Phase Epitaxy of Atomic Layer Deposited Aluminum Oxide published in the journal Crystal Growth and Design.  SEM micrographs of seeded and crystallized ALD alumina at 1050 °C for 12 h. In the study, sapphire …

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