Bridging disciplines in health and biomedicine

Lehigh computer science alumnus named IEEE Fellow
Stephen T.C. Wong '89G '91PhD, an internationally acclaimed bioengineer and imaging scientist with the Houston Methodist health network in Texas, has been awarded the distinction of fellow from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Lehigh alum to lead Lehigh "alum"

Tang '85G '88 PhD named CEO of Bethlehem-based OraSure Technologies
Minted at the Ben Franklin Technology Center at Lehigh University in 1987, OraSure Technologies has grown to reach a global market with innovative products that enable healthcare providers to improve and protect the well-being of their patients.

Marks named President of Otis

EE alumna tapped to lead people-moving innovator
Judy Marks '84 has been named president of Otis, the world's leading manufacturer and service provider of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. The 66,000 employees of Otis, a unit of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) with annual revenues approaching $12 billion, serve more than 200 countries and territories and have sold and maintain approximately 2.6 million elevators and escalators worldwide.

In memoriam: P. Aarne Vesilind ’62 ’64G

Proud Lehigh alum and environmental engineering pioneer dies at 78
Dr. P. Aarne Vesilind, an alumnus of Lehigh University and pioneer in academic and industrial research in environmental engineering, passed away due to complications from cancer on January 28, 2018.

Cleaning up

Accolades abound for researcher and Lehigh environmental engineering alum
Dr. Lee Blaney ’05 ’07G has had quite a banner year in the world of environmental engineering.

Banafa '93G: IoT expertise

Ahmed Banafa '93G was interviewed by ABC television for his expertise on the Internet of Things (IoT) to kick off their coverage of the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
"This is the wave of the future," Banafa said during the interview. "Everything is listening and reacting to what you're doing. By the end of 2020 we will have 50 billion connected devices."