P.C. Rossin College of
Engineering and Applied Science

Presentation: Reduce, reuse, recycle

The impact of plastics on the environment and the lack of appropriate recycling have been brought to light in the national press. What are the problems of plastic recycling and how efficient are the solutions?
Jonas Baltrusaitis, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lehigh University, will present a talk in recognition of Earth Day 2018 about the problems of plastic recycling.
Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Place: Nitschmann Hall, Christian Education Building, Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem

Bioinformatics Funding at the NSF: The Advances in Biological Informatics Program

Jennifer W. Weller, NSF Program Officer and BIO Directorate, Division of Biological Infrastructure, presents at the next DataX seminar series, "Bioinformatics Funding at the National Science Foundation: The Advances in Biological Informatics Program."
Weller will be available to meet with student groups, post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty to discuss programs that direct funding towards their groups, as well as for one-on-one conversations with individuals interested in other DBI or BIO Directorate programs.

Realizing cutting-edge materials and biomedical research with synchrotron radiation

Interested Lehigh graduate students and faculty are cordially invited to the first in a series of Institute for Functional Materials and Devices (I-FMD) workshops on the availability of advanced experimental techniques and resources.
Workshop: "Realizing cutting-edge materials and biomedical research with synchrotron radiation"
Date: April 9, 2018
Place: Wood Dining Room, Iacocca Hall
Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm: Presentations; 1:30-4:00 pm: Exploratory discussions with NSLS-II personnel

"Students Seeking Solutions to the Clean Water Crisis" Conference

Lehigh University will host the world's first "Students Seeking Solutions - Sustainable Development Goal #6 - Clean Water and Sanitation" at United Nations headquarters in New York City.
Date: Friday, April 20, 2018
Registration Cost: FREE
Transportation: $25 - Bus departs Lehigh at 6:00 am and returns at 7:00 pm
Webcast: UN Web TV Conference Room 2 (English)

Rossin College's graduate engineering programs highly ranked

U.S. News and World Report published its Best Graduate Schools 2019 guidebook Tuesday, ranking the nation's colleges and universities offering doctoral degree programs.
Lehigh University's Rossin College of Engineering ranked 61st out of 199 schools participating in the survey. Under Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs, Rossin College ranked 46th out of 93 schools.

Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference Livestream

The Computer Science and Engineering Department of Lehigh University is hosting a livestream of the Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference on Monday, March 5.
The conference aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field. This annual one-day technical conference provides an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a broad set of domains. All genders are invited to participate in the conference, which features exclusively female speakers.

NYCS 2018 Annual Symposium

Join the Catalysis Society of Metropolitan NY at its annual Spring Symposium.
The symposium features lectures from distinguished researchers and a poster session presented by university students working in the catalysis area.
The Catalysis Society of Metropolitan New York (CSNY) is a non-profit organization founded in 1958 to promote and encourage the growth and development of the science of catalysis in the New Jersey and Metro New York areas. CSNY is a local chapter of the North American Catalysis Society (NACS).