Thomas Gartner is an Assistant Professor with the department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. He joined Lehigh in May 2023.

Gartner is a a researcher and educator with a multifaceted materials research background in academia and industry. He uses advanced molecular simulations and machine learning to study the physics of fluids and soft materials.

Gartner was previously an Assistant Professor in the School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His previous computational and experimental research spans polymer physics, bio-inspired nanomaterials assembly, water phase behavior, computational method development, and semiconductor manufacturing.

He earned his B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley and Ph.D. from the University of Delaware, both in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Thomas Gartner
Thomas Gartner
Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, 2019
B.S., Honors in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2011