Yuraszeck ’03 takes director role with Applied Biomath

Chemical engineering alum Theresa Yuraszeck ’03 has joined Applied Biomath as director of pharmacometrics and clinical pharmacology, according to a press release.

The company applies systems pharmacology and mechanistic modeling, simulation, and analysis to de-risk drug research and development. 

Yarnold ’03 ’05G receives steel association honors

Civil engineering alum Matthew Yarnold ’03 ’05G, an assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received two awards that reflect his valuable contributions to steel construction research.

MechE alum’s $5 Million Gift to fund Lehigh University Art Galleries

A $5 million gift made by arts philanthropist and mechanical engineering alumnus Kenneth R. Woodcock ’65 will endow a director’s fund for the Lehigh University Art Galleries (LUAG). The Woodcock Director’s Fund will ensure the protection and preservation of the university’s teaching collection and fulfill the full potential of LUAG as a driver for arts education and engagement for both students and the community.

Roxbury ’07 ’12 PhD reports results on ‘smart bandage’ for noninvasive detection of infections

Chemical and biomolecular engineering alumnus Daniel Roxbury ’07 ’12 PhD recently reported results from the development of a new approach to noninvasive monitoring of infections using a “smart bandage.”

As an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Rhode Island, Roxbury is developing a strategy to deploy infinitesimal nanotubes within live cells as a way to gather important molecular information.

Climbing the ladder in structural engineering

During his master’s studies at Lehigh, Mathū Davis ’14 M.Eng. built foundational skills in structural design and project management that he’s leveraged in his career—and community service efforts—ever since

As a project manager for O’Donnell & Naccarato, a structural engineering firm that frequently tackles large, complicated jobs, Mathū Davis pays close attention to details.

Kuzio ’85 named Cargas board chair

Civil engineering alum Keith Kuzio ’85, retired CEO of Larson Design Group (LDG), has been elected board chair for Cargas, an employee-owned software and consulting company, according to a press release

He has been on the board since 2016 and succeeds company founder Chip Cargas in this role. Kuzio was CEO of LDG for fifteen years and before that had worked as a project engineer for the company.  

Skolnik ’90 joins Edgemont Partners as managing director

Mechanical engineering alum Brett Skolnik ’90 has joined Edgemont Partners as a managing director to help grow its investment banking franchise in health care services, according to a press release.

Skolnik has over 25 years of experience advising both public and private companies in a variety of merger and acquisition, capital raising, and strategic transactions. He also holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.