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Freed Symposium 2016 winners

Congratulations to Ally Fraser ’17 who won second place for her project, Development of Graded Transition Joints for Avoiding Dissimilar Metal Weld Failures. Her advisor is John DuPont. An honorable mention was awarded to Hannah Maret ’16 for her project, Seeded Lateral Epitaxy Rates for Alumina Thin Films: Influence of Substrate and Stress …

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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 …

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New leadership in student materials society

Congratulations to the new Student Materials Society (SMS) executive board for 2016-17: President: Conor Smith Vice President: Rachel Weckselblatt Secretary: Ally Fraser Treasurer: Jay Chokshi SMS is the Lehigh University student chapter of two professional societies: ASM International (ASM) and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). Membership provides students …

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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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Summer employment available at Lehigh

The Summer Engineering Institute (SEI) at Lehigh is seeking student mentors to join their 4-week residential camp for talented high school students. To be eligible to become a student mentor, undergraduate or graduate students must be studying engineering, math, physics, biology, chemistry, or computer science. Benefits include $3200 compensation, free dorm housing, and …

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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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Strandwitz and Ju part of emerging investigators in materials chemistry journal

Nick Strandwitz, professor of materials science and engineering, and graduate student Ling Ju had their research published as part of an “emerging investigators” themed collection from the Journal of Materials Chemistry C: Materials for optical, magnetic and electronic devices. The paper, Cyclic azasilanes as volatile and reactive precursors for atomic layer deposition of …

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Kiely part of research team that synthesized rare mineral

Chris Kiely, professor in the department of Materials Science and Engineering, is part of an international group of researchers who have synthesized an extremely rare mineral, and used it as a catalyst precursor to improve two reactions that are of great importance to the chemical industry. Li Lu, Ph.D. candidate …

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15th Annual Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo

15th Annual Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo Wednesday, February 24 12 noon to 4 p.m. The 15th Annual Lehigh Valley Collegiate Career Expo (LVCCE) will be held on Wednesday, February 24 from 12 noon to 4 pm. at the Holiday Inn Conference Center, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville/Fogelsville, PA Exit (routes 78 …

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ASM Young Members Night 2016

Young Members Night Date: 2/11/2016 Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Place: Wood Dining Room – Iacocca Tower Mountaintop Campus Wood Dining Room – Iacocca Tower Mountaintop Campus 111 Research Dr, Bethlehem, PA For more details, check your email, read the flyers posted in Whitaker, or visit the ASM International …

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