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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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Lehigh MSE faculty and staff display their talents in PBS series

PBS has produced a NOVA series, Treasures of the Earth, in which professors Helen Chan, Rick Vinci, and SEM manager Bill Mushock played advisory roles as well as on-air talent. Treasures of the Earth – Gems aired nationally on November 2, in which Vinci and Mushock made an appearance. The …

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Polymer Nanocomposites Topcon 2016

Polymer Nanocomposites Topcon 2016 was held on the Mountaintop campus from October 16-18. The conference included exhibits, vendor demonstrations, and student poster sessions. Topcon 2016 is sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and hosted by Ray Pearson, Director of the Center for Polymer Science and Engineering. “Polymer nanocomposites …

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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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