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Spring 2017 awards announced

Lehigh published its Dean’s List for Spring 2017 as well as the Student Life Leadership Awards for Spring 2017. Dean’s List 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. Student Life Leadership Awards recognize a student’s outstanding …

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2017 class portrait and awards

At the annual SMS picnic in the Whitaker courtyard on May 3, graduating students in attendance gathered for a portrait and departmental awards for 2017 were announced. In addition to established awards, two new prizes were given for the department’s first annual research symposium held last month. Congratulations to our award …

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2017 materials research symposium awards

At the annual SMS picnic, prizes were awarded for the department’s first annual research symposium held April 20. Congratulations to our award winners: The prize for Best Presentation was awarded to Zakaria Hsain for Wear Behavior of Annealed Atomic Layer Deposited Alumina Thin Films. His advisor is Nicholas Strandwitz. The …

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New, updated materials courses for Fall 2017

NEW: MAT 398/BIOE 395 – Introduction to Biomaterials (3 credits). Application of materials science and engineering principles to biomedical materials with a focus on polymers, ceramics, and metals. Synthesis and fabrication of biomaterials; structure-property-function relationships related to biocompatibility and bioactivity; nano- to macro-scale characterization; material-tissue interactions; and applications of biomaterials …

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Brigandi first online PhD graduate

Paul Brigandi, an associate research scientist at Dow Chemical Company in Collegeville, earned his doctorate online part time while working full time. Brigandi is the first graduate to earn a PhD in the department’s online program. Brigandi’s thesis is “Electrically Conductive Multiphase Polymer Blend Carbon-Based Composites.” His advisor is Ray …

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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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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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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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