P.C. Rossin College of
Engineering and Applied Science

Lehigh Engineering's annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, held each spring, showcases the intense academic capabilities of today’s rising Lehigh Engineers, and highlights the resources and opportunities Lehigh provides to undergraduates.

Each year, the event helps student-competitors, nominated by their departments, learn how to express the significance and complexity of their work and answer questions posed by faculty, students, and visitors.

The top finishers, judged by a panel of academic and industry researchers, win travel stipends to attend professional conferences yet another opportunity to promote their work and practice the art of communication.

This year's event, held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, featured 29 competitors from both Lehigh and Lafayette across 24 groups.

Congratulations to the 2018 Symposium Winners and view photos from the event:

First Place: Thomas Farinha, "Epitaxial MgO Films Grown on GaN by Atomic Layer Deposition: Growth Temperature Dependence and Thermal Stability"

Second Place: Michelle Kent, "Microstructural Evolution of Dissimilar Metal Welds involving Grade 91 Steel"

Third Place: Ian Miller, "A Self-Contained Distributed Sensing System for Swarm Robotics"

People's Choice: Divya Patel, “3D Printing with Peptide-Polymer Conjugates to Regenerate the Osteochondral Interface”