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Crossing a critical threshold

Researchers from Lehigh University, Japan and Canada have advanced a step closer to the dream of all-optical data transmission by building and demonstrating what they call the “world’s first fully functioning single crystal waveguide in glass.” In an article published in Scientific Reports, a Nature publication, the group said it …

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Engineering material innovations at TechConnect 2015

Lehigh University engineers, materials scientists and chemists will present their innovative breakthroughs to a national showcase of investors and industrial partners at the TechConnect 2015 World Innovation Conference and National Innovation Showcase in Washington on June 14-17. TechConnect is one of the largest multi-sector gatherings of technology IP, technology ventures, …

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Lehigh MSE’s 125th anniversary

When Lehigh University was founded 150 years ago, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering took root a mere 25 years later. Our invitations are signed, sealed, and delivered, and we will be celebrating our 125th on October 1 and 2, 2015. We have guest speakers, distinguished alumni awards, the Arlan O. Benscoter Metallographic …

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A petting zoo for materials

On the 17th floor of an office building near Rockefeller Center in New York City, Material Connexion has around 2,500 materials on display for clients to poke, prod, and bend. The library’s original creator called it a petting zoo for new materials. The entire collection includes 7,500 different substances—such as …

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Lehigh Microscopy School’s 45th year

Lehigh Microscopy School opens this week for its 45th year! Engineers, scientists, and technicians from around the country have taken over 5800 courses covering Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), X-ray microanalysis, Focused Ion Beam (FIB) instrumentation, and other specialty courses. The program runs all this week, from June 7 through June 12, …

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Job opportunities in MSE

Looking for a job or internship? When opportunities are passed along to us, we post them on our employment page as well as Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to check these sites now and then for the latest opportunities.

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MSE students make dean’s list

Congratulations to our MSE students who made Lehigh’s Dean’s List in Spring 2015! These undergrads had an average of 3.60 or better while taking 12 or more credit hours. Ryan Bobbitt ’15 Tara Daugherty ’15 Allison Fletcher ’15 Emily Lagomarsino ’15 Sean Lynch ’15 Richard Michi ’15 Kelly Moylan ’15 William …

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