Controlling the Leidenfrost effect

Turn on a skillet and let it heat up until it is well above the boiling point of water. Then sprinkle a teaspoon of water on the skillet and watch. Water droplets will bounce up, form spheres and scurry across the surface.

CHBE faculty recognized with University Awards

Every year, Lehigh University recognizes faculty and staff members for demonstrating outstanding accomplishments in research, teaching and service. This year, two CHBE faculty members will receive awards at the 2018 Faculty and Staff Appreciation Dinner on May 10, 2018.

Guiding the way to a more sustainable energy future

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released an alarming report this October about what it would take to cap rising global temperatures at 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Hitting this target has motivated countries to start developing and executing plans for decarbonization of their power generation and energy matrix, as well as other options, such as removing CO2 out of the atmosphere itself.

Larry Snyder publishes book of puzzles

Dr. Larry Snyder, a professor of industrial and systems engineering at Lehigh University, has recently published a book entitled "The Opex Analytics Weekly Puzzle: A Collection of Puzzles Using Math, Operations Research, Computer Science, Probability and Logic."
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