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Materials students compete in Freed 2017

Brett Ley ’17, Michael Pires ’17, Zoë Rosenberg ’18, and Buang Zhang ’18 are competing in the David and Lorraine Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium being held Wednesday, March 29, from 10:00am to 5:00pm in the STEPS lobby. The symposium has its roots in Lehigh’s first undergraduate research symposium organized by …

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Moyer nominated to IMS board

The International Metallographic Society (IMS) has nominated Laura Moyer to its board of directors for a four-year term. Moyer is the manager of metallography, light optical microscopy, and x-ray diffraction in the materials science and engineering department, where she also earned her BS, MS, and PhD degrees. Prior to Lehigh, …

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Kiely named MSA Fellow

Christopher J. Kiely has been named a Fellow of the Microscopy Society of America (MSA) for 2017. Kiely will officially be inducted with seven other recipients at the society’s 75th anniversary meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, in August. The MSA Fellow designation annually recognizes senior distinguished members of the Society …

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Chan returns from Fulbright program

Helen M. Chan has returned to Lehigh University after teaching in Austria during the fall 2016 semester. Chan was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to teach at the Austrian Centre for Electron Microscopy and Nanoanalysis (FELMI-ZFE). She taught Materials Characterization II at the Graz University of Technology and …

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Italian glassworking award photos

In December 2016, Siddha Pimputkar, Charles McLaren, Sean McAnany and Courtney Au-Yeung were awarded a trip to Milan to learn more about Italy’s leading role in glassworking. The Italian Glassworking Machinery Technology Award Program, an initiative of the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), was new for 2016. Junior, senior and postgraduate …

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Misiolek awarded national title in Poland

Wojtek Misiolek was honored with the coveted national title of “Professor of Engineering Sciences” January 11, 2017. Wojtek received the award personally from Andrzej Duda, the president of the Republic of Poland, at the Presidential Palace in Warsaw. The annual award honors leading researchers in various fields of engineering for …

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Congratulations to our Fall 2016 Dean’s List students

Lehigh announced the students who attained Dean’s List for Fall 2016. The status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. Conduct a search by name, major, or hometown on MeritPages.com or see the complete …

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Farinha receives student employee award

Thomas Farinha ’18 was recognized for being an outstanding student employee for the Fall 2016 semester. He was nominated by Laura Moyer, his work-study supervisor. The prize, a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card, was presented by the Office of Financial Aid. Farinha was awarded the Tarby prize last month …

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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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