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. 

Tech firm led by Amelio '79 named to 'Most Admired," "Most Ethical" lists

Fortune magazine has named Avnet among the “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2019. This marks the 14th time the global technology solutions provider, led by Lehigh alum Bill Amelio '79, has been recognized by Fortune for its strong reputation. Based on a survey of executives, directors and analysts, Avnet ranks among the most admired companies in the category of “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment.”

Sandy Stelling ’91 leads 'gold standard' merger for Alaska Airlines

Airline industry veteran Sandy Stelling ’91 is being credited with leading the “gold standard” of airline mergers. Stelling, who studied mechanical engineering at Lehigh University and later worked on the team that designed the Boeing 777, is managing director of process engineering for Alaska Airlines, which acquired Virgin America in 2016 and completed the complex integration in April 2018.