Oumou Sidibe: Envisioning a brighter future

Energy Systems Engineering master’s student Oumou Sidibe balances a full-time career with graduate studies as she sets her sights on improving energy generation and access in Mali.

Lehigh University’s master’s program in Energy Systems Engineering (ESE) regularly attracts students with big goals.

For Oumou Sidibe, that goal is to change the nature of energy generation in Mali.

Lehigh teams take top honors for written report, video in 2020 PCI Big Beam Competition

Two Rossin College teams participated in the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s 2020 Engineering Student Design Competition, with Lehigh University Team 2 placing third overall. 

In PCI’s annual “Big Beam” competition, which marked its 20th year, students from various universities across the country, along with faculty advisors, compete in designing, building, and testing a 22-foot, precast concrete beam. This experience gives students a look into the precast concrete industry and provides the opportunity to work with local manufacturers. 

CSB student named 2022 Schwarzman Scholar

Will Peracchio ’21 has been selected as a 2022 Schwarzman Scholar. The prestigious graduate fellowship, which was launched in 2015, was inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford and designed to prepare future global leaders to meet the geopolitical challenges of the 21st century. 

Jared Dashevsky ’18 ’19 M.Eng.: med student, engineer, innovator

A Lehigh master’s degree in Healthcare Systems Engineering gave him the knowledge, skills, and mindset to turn his problem-solving ideas into startups, while on the path to medical school

Jared DashevskyAs a first-year medical student, Jared Dashevsky ’18 ’19 M.Eng. realized how hard it was for classmates to keep up with the latest issues impacting the U.S. health care system.

Patent propels PhD student into Army research post

Work by ECE alum Jake Perazzone ’17G ’20 PhD a potential breakthrough in wireless communication security

“It’s not often that a PhD student is awarded a patent before he graduates,” says Rick Blum, Lehigh’s Robert W. Wieseman Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Dave Jha ’22 wins Apple developers award

When Dave Jha ’22 was a seventh grader, he and his family had the opportunity to tour Apple’s Cupertino campus. “It felt like something from a movie,” Jha says. “Everybody was just very energetic, getting food, having conversations. It was so vibrant.”