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Profiles in Materials Science: Rick Vinci

The Materials Research Society (MRS) has profiled Prof. Rick Vinci of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering. The society, founded in 1973,  is an organization of materials researchers worldwide that promotes communication for the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research and technology to improve the quality of life. The profile …

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Ceremonial accoutrements

In celebration of our 125th anniversary at Lehigh, our Whitaker building will be decorated with an outdoor banner containing a “word cloud” of our multi-faceted materials specialty areas. Here’s a sneak peek!

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Research scientists

UES, Inc. Wright-Patterson AFB Dayton, Ohio UES is seeking to fill two research scientist positions from recently finished PhDs or students who will be finishing soon: (1) Materials/Computer Scientist and (2) Physical Metallurgist to be on-site research contractors at Wright-Patterson AFB. UES has a dynamic group of on-site research contractors in …

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Welcome Lesley Chow

Lehigh MSE warmly welcomes its newest faculty member, Lesley Chow. Dr. Chow received her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University in 2009, followed by her postdoctoral training at Imperial College in London. Her research interests include biomaterials design and synthesis, supramolecular self-assembly, additive manufacturing, polymers, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine. …

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25th service anniversary for Ray Pearson

Together with Lehigh observing its 150th anniversary and MSE its 125th, Ray Pearson is celebrating 25 years in Materials Science and Engineering. Pearson, Director of the Center for Polymer Science and Engineering, was recently named interim Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research. Congratulations from all of us!

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Metallurgy, metals processing, corrosion, and welding jobs

ExxonMobil Various locations throughout the world ExxonMobil is seeking people with a strong background in metallurgy, metals processing, corrosion, and/or welding who have an interest in working on large scale engineering projects.  Their suppliers and projects are located all around the world, so a willingness to travel and potentially relocate …

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R&D jobs for graduate students

Carpenter Technology Corporation Reading, Pennsylvania Carpenter has three research and development jobs open. Two require advanced degrees. See the links below. R&D Research Engineer R&D Alloy and Process Modeling Engineer – Structure and Properties Modeling R&D Metallurgical Engineer – Soft Magnetics Contact: Mario E. Epler, Ph.D. Manager, Alloy and Process …

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Engineering deep dive

The 2015 Pennsylvania Governor’s School has concluded another successful summer. Now in its second consecutive year, the four-week residential program for talented high school students offers experiences rich in science, technology, engineering, and math, emphasizing problem-solving, cooperative learning, and hands-on labs. Laura Moyer, manager of Metallography, Light Optical Microscopy, and X-ray Diffraction, serves …

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