NRC recognizes Lehigh ChE among top graduate programs

NRC.jpgThe National Research Council's report on graduate programs ranks Lehigh Chemical Engineering from 14-34 with 90% certainty, ranking our program as 22nd overall according to phds.org.

Chemical Engineering Required Safety Training

If you are a visiting researcher or chemical engineering student, the following is required to work in the lab:

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Alumnus Dr. Animangsu Ghatak promoted to Full Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

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Animangsu (second from right) with his students: front row (from left), Susmita, Krishna, Edward, Rajendra and Rahul. back row (from left), Abhijit, Vivek, Samba and Animangsu.

A former Lehigh University ChE graduate, Dr. Animangsu Ghatak (Ph.D. 2003) has been promoted to full professor and has been appointed as Gireesh Jankinath Chair Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

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Professor Israel Wachs part of a team that will receive a DOE EFRC grant.

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Professor Israel Wachs, the Whitney Snyder Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lehigh, is part of a team lead by Georgia Tech (including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Washington University St. Louis, University of Alabama, University of Florida, University of Wisconsin and Lehigh University) that recently received a highly competitive Center grant from the Department of Energy (DOE).

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Bryan Berger, the P. C. Rossin Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and member of the Bioengineering program, part of a team awarded a $2.4 million, 5-year NIH grant

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Dr. Kelly Schultz wins competitive ACS-PRF Doctoral New Investigator grant

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Dr. Kelly Schultz, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has won a competitive grant entitled "Fundamental Studies of Material Properties of Chemically Cross-Linked Gels Concentrated above the Overlap Concentration" from the American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund as part of their Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) grants program.

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Graduate Student, M. Tharanga Perera receives the Kenneth Earhart Award

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M. Tharanga Perera, a Ph.D. candidate in polymer science and engineering, has received the Emulsion Polymers Institute’s Kenneth A. Earhart Award.

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Chemical Engineering graduate student selected to present a talk at the AIChE MESD-Polymers Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research honorary session

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Ms Aditi Chakrabarti, graduate (doctoral) student in Chemical Engineering (advisor: Prof. Manoj Chaudhury) has been selected by the MESD division of the AIChE to contribute an oral presentation in the AIChE MESD-Polymers Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research honorary session (08A18) during the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

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