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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Graduate student Evan Koufos wins Sigma Xi grant-in-aid-of-research

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First year Chemical Engineering graduate student Evan Koufos working with Dr. Angela Brown has won a competitive Sigma Xi grant-in-aid of research award for research he is conducting in Angela's group.

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Professor Bryan Berger's research featured in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Magazine

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Professor Bryan Berger was recently interviewed for GEN Magazine. One of the article's main focus points is Professor Berger's research in the therapeutic development of molecules that target membrane proteins.

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Lehigh alumnus Dr. Christopher Jewell receives NSF CAREER award

Dr. Chrisopher Jewell (BS, (2003), Lehigh), PhD (2008, U. of Wisconsin-Madison) has been selected for a five-year, $438,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his vaccine design and immunotherapy research. Chris is currently an Assistant Professor in the Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, College Park.

This 5-year grant will support studies to understand how biomaterial vaccine carriers impact the organization and function of lymph nodes - the tissues that control immune response. The award will also support expansion of the Jewell lab's STEM outreach initiatives with Wheaton High School.

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Lehigh University Students Shine at Northeast Regional Catalysis Symposium

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The annual Spring Symposium of the Catalysis Society of Metropolitan NY (NYCS) was held at the Ben Franklin TechVentures center on Lehigh University's campus on March 12, 2014. The symposium attracted over 120 attendees from the northeast region (from Massachusetts to Delaware) and the attendees were welcomed by opening remarks given by Mr. Wayne Barz (Ben Franklin's Manager).
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Dr. Jeetain Mittal named a 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry

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Dr. Jeetain Mittal, the P. C. Rossin Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering has been named a 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry. The Sloan Research Fellowship is highly competitive and "seeks to recognize the achievements of outstanding young scholars in science, mathematics, economics and computer science.

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Professor Mark Snyder receives the NSF CAREER award

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Dr. Mark Snyder, the P. C. Rossin and Frank Hook Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering has won a five year CAREER award from NSF for his project entitled "CAREER: Hierarchically-Structured, Ultra-Thin Inorganic Membranes".

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