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Experienced lab manager

Metcut, an independent materials engineering and testing organization based in Cincinnati, is seeking a lab manager. MS and PhD materials graduates considered with 10+ years of experience in different materials science and engineering roles and 5+ years of experience in a microstructural lab or work environment. Please see the job description for complete …

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Eco-design of multilayer coatings researcher

Applications are invited for a fully funded 3-years PhD position to work on the design of multilayer coatings for durability of steel wires at high temperature, starting on October 1st 2017. The project points at improving the durability at high-temperature of standard low-cost steel wires through a surface functionalization with …

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Cheng named Class of 1961 Professor

Xuanhong Cheng, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been selected to receive a Class of 1961 Professorship for 2017-2019. The Lehigh University Class of 1961 established the endowment in 1981 to recognize newly tenured faculty for distinction in research, teaching and service. Selection is based …

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Planet-friendly plastic production

Chris Kiely, professor of materials science and chemical engineering and Li Lu, PhD candidate in materials science, were part of an international team that unlocked the secret of a gold-based catalyst responsible for a new, environmentally-friendly method of producing an industrial chemical known as vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) — used …

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From metallurgy to philanthropy

John M. Thalheimer ’55, former owner of one of the largest processors and recyclers of nonferrous scrap metal in the world, died in December 2016. He was 82. Thalheimer was born in 1934 in Stuttgart, and escaped with his family from Nazi Germany to the U.S. in 1936. He was the first member …

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Process engineer

Global Tungsten & Powders Corp. (GTP) in Towanda, PA is seeking a person responsible for providing technical direction on powder blends in an efficient and timely manner in order to meet department’s on time delivery goals. See the complete job description.

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Material research scientist – Innovation

Armstrong World Industries in Lancaster, PA is seeking a materials scientist with a master’s degree and 5+ years of manufactuiring or industrial experience in wood, metal, plastic, or composite material. See the complete job description.

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Hertzberg awarded ICF gold medal

Richard W. Hertzberg, professor emeritus and distinguished alumnus in the department of Materials Science and Engineering, has won the 2017 Paris Gold Medal from the International Congress on Fracture (ICF) for his contributions to the field of fracture and fatigue. The award was named after Paul C. Paris, Hertzberg’s dissertation …

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