January 20, 2015

This past Sunday, the New York Times featured an article summarizing research examining what factors make some teams smarter than others. Anite Woolley, Thomas W. Malone and Christopher Chabris reference their studies about this question.

January 6, 2015
Lehigh University seeks candidates, both internal and external, for the Dean of the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science.
December 20, 2014

At a November 13, 2014 summit held in the Wood Dining Hall of Lehigh’s Iacocca Hall, executives from Lehigh and 18 other regional companies came together for the first meeting of LINC, Lehigh Valley Inter-Regional Networking & Connecting consortium.  LINC is a collaborative effort of regional corporate employers like Lehigh University, Air Products, PPL Electric Utilities, BBraun with those in higher education and other sectors who desire an educated and diverse workforce.

December 5, 2014

Computer Science and Engineering Profesor Mooi Choo Chuah, was evelated to IEEE Fellow for 2015 for her contributions to wireless network system and protocol design.  IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Eningeers. IEEE Fellow is a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest are deemed fitting of this prestigious grade elevation. IEEE is "The world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology".  To become an IEEE Fellow, a member must go through a nomination, endorsement, and evaluation process by IEEE members.

November 13, 2014

Launched in 2003 as the U.S. Fellowships component of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Fellowship program, the program aims to:

  • Raise awareness of the contribution of women to the sciences
  • Identify exceptional female researchers in the U.S. to serve as role models for younger generations

Meet the 2014 Fellows, post-doctoral researchers who make an impact, and review the requirements to determine if you or someone you know will qualify to apply in the near future!

November 3, 2014

This first person op-ed gives an important perspective to why Professional titles (like Doctor and Professor) matter in the academy.
Read it here,

October 31, 2014

Read advice on the whys and hows of international collaboration in the October 3, 2014 Science feature: Multi-cultural relationships, Working Across Cutlures and Countries.


October 28, 2014

Use this updated guide to Understand bias in letters of recommendation and the elements of good letters of recommendation. 

This is also an excellent tutorial for understanding how to write strong letters for mentees or colleagues.

October 20, 2014

Lehigh ADVANCE began offering periodic full day sessions for women in STEM to devote to their writing practice in 2014. The value of the event is a mulit-disciplinary, multi-rank event where faculty can set individual goals, share their progress and move forward with publications or other scholarly writing.  Past participants said preparing for the event was useful, even as much as the time to write.

October 16, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Shalinee Kishore, PI of the newly funded NSF CyberSEES project.