In Memoriam: Vincent G. Grassi, ChBE professor of practice

Vincent G. Grassi, a professor of practice in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, passed away May 3 in The Villages, Fla., from esophageal cancer. He was 64.

2020 Rossin College Awards announced

The Rossin College's annual year-end event celebrating the achievements and dedication of college faculty and staff has moved online. The virtual celebration of the 2020 Rossin College Awards features videos recognizing 15 deserving members of our engineering community.

View the award presentations here

 

Industrial and Systems Engineering announces 2020 annual awards

The Industrial and Systems Engineering Department is honored to announce the following 2020 awards in recognition and appreciation of ISE alumni, faculty, and students, for their outstanding achievements. The department congratulates these alumni, faculty, and students and thanks them for their contributions and dedication to the ISE Department.

  • Industrial and Systems Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award: David Burdakin '77

  • Lawrence E White Fellowship: Griffin Kent

Rossin Connection Podcast: 3-D printing PPE

Episode 4 of the Rossin Connection podcast series features the team behind a Lehigh-funded effort to produce, assemble, and deliver 3-D printed face shields—up to 500 a week—to area hospitals and emergency management agencies. This special episode (produced according to social distancing guidelines) brings listeners inside the additive manufacturing lab in Wilbur Powerhouse, up to Mountaintop to the laser printers, and out on the road.

I-CPIE team awarded $2.5M from ARPA-E

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) of the U.S. Department of Energy announced that an interdisciplinary faculty team at Lehigh's Institute for Cyber Physical Infrastructure and Energy (I-CPIE) will receive $2.5 million in funding. This funding will support the development of a framework and platform for asset and system risk management that can be incorporated into current electricity system operations to improve economic efficiency.

Nelson Tansu-led team, St. Luke's collaborate on mask sterilization device

Right around the time in mid-March when Lehigh University moved to remote learning and researchers began to shut down on-campus labs, Nelson Tansu, the Daniel E. '39 and Patricia M. Smith Endowed Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), received an email from Dr. Christopher Roscher, an anesthesiologist at St. Luke’s University Health Network. 
 

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