Voronoi tessellations seen in 'child's play'

What do honeycombs, the cells in dragonfly wings, and the brown spots on a giraffe's fur have in common? 

They are all examples of naturally occurring, puzzle-like patterns that may be modeled through a mathematical technique known as a Voronoi tessellation—a model that gave rise to the recent discovery of the scutoid, a new shape identified by a team of researchers, including Lehigh's Dr. Javier Buceta, studying epithelial cells. 

MechE alum Kenneth French '75 and wife, Vickie, gift $5 million for new endowed scholarship

Kenneth French ’75 was a talented high school student from the suburbs of Buffalo, New York, looking for a great engineering school. Offered competitive financial aid packages from several universities, he knew he needed to maximize his scholarship potential to be able to attend a top-tier institution. Lehigh gave him the opportunity he needed, and he said the experience impacted his life tremendously.

State program requesting proposals for research in product development, process innovation

The Manufacturing PA Innovation Program, established by the Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, is soliciting proposals from researcher-led teams at any accredited PA college/university engaged in research projects that seek to advance a new product or process innovation with a PA industry partner.  

Dawn McClay Retires After 48 Years at Lehigh

The CEE department financial coordinator reflects on the joys of a university career

Growing up in the Lehigh Valley, Dawn McClay always had an eye for working at Lehigh University. It wasn’t necessarily the location or even the work itself that appealed to her but rather the scholastic environment and how being at a top-notch academic institution day in and day out could introduce her to so many interesting people and ideas.

Rossin College specialty tours

Specialty tours are offered on select dates that provide an overview of specific Lehigh engineering disciplines. These sessions are open to all visitors; please arrive at the Admissions Office in the Alumni Memorial Building 15 minutes prior to the tour's scheduled start time. Advance registration is not required. See below for tour dates and times.
See College Tours and Information Sessions for a complete listing of undergraduate tours.
Bits, Bytes, Volts, and More: Computing, Electronics and Systems

DataX symposium to focus on privacy risks of social media overuse

On Monday, November 6, 2017, Lehigh is hosting a DataX Fall Symposium entitled “TMI: The privacy risk of social media addiction” in STEPS 101 (1 West Packer Ave in Bethlehem) from 4:00pm to 5:30pm.
The symposium is co-sponsored by Seton Hall School of Law. Representatives will be available to meet with attendees who are interested in pursuing a law degree.