Shimer '79G '82 PhD joins Masimo board of directors

Julie A. Shimer '79G '82 PhD has been appointed to the board of directors of Masimo, a global medical technology developer and manufacturer of innovative noninvasive patient monitoring technologies based in Irvine, California. 

Shimer, who holds both a master’s and a doctorate degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University, as well as a bachelor's degree in physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is currently a private investor and has more than 30 years of product development experience.

Steven Brown '10 named an 'emerging engineer' at GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy

MechE grad Steven Brown '10, a lead seismic analysis engineer at GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, was recently recognized by the company as an "emerging engineer" during National Engineers Week (February 17–23, 2019).

Brown was credited for his technical expertise and adaptability, which have helped him successfully tackle projects in areas such as manufacturing, criticality safety, ceramic fuels, and structural engineering that go beyond the typical job description of someone in his role. 

Liz King '79 joins Quantum as chief revenue officer

Quantum Corp. has announced that Elizabeth (Liz) King '79 has joined the company as chief revenue officer. King, who studied mechanical engineering at Lehigh, brings more than 25 years of experience in global sales, with leadership positions spanning enterprise, public sector and telecom industries in over 30 countries. A veteran in the information technology market, she has held key executive leadership roles in sales, general management, product management, services, marketing, supply chain and operations on a global scale.

Ryan Haworth ’05 named a Top Young Professional by ENR California

Industrial engineering grad Ryan Haworth '05 was recently named a 2019 Top Young Professional in the architecture, engineering, and construction community by ENR (Engineering News-Record) California. Haworth was recognized as an emerging leader and advocate for "sustainable and innovative building and design practices" by the industry publication. 

Hongping Zhao ’11 Ph.D., tenured faculty at Ohio State, making impacts

Dr. Hongping Zhao ’11 Ph.D. is now an associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at Ohio State University, following six years as an assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University.

Zhao joined OSU’s electrical and computer engineering department as a tenured faculty member in August 2017. Her research currently focuses on semiconductor materials science as well as making LED lights more efficient and less expensive.

Yarnold '03 '05G honored with Early Career Faculty Award for steel research, teaching

Civil engineering alum Dr. Matthew Yarnold '03 '05G has been honored by the American Institute of Steel Construction with the 2019 AISC Early Career Faculty Award, which is given to individuals who demonstrate promise in the areas of structural steel research and teaching, and other contributions to the structural steel industry.

Yarnold is an assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University and an assistant research scientist at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.