Congratulations to Yaa Donkor on receiving a NACME Scholarship and internship at Air Products!

Yaa Donkor has been awarded the National Action Council For Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarship! This scholarship recognizes Yaa's academic achievements and provides "support in the form of grants and professional development programs to partner institutions who commit to ensure increased enrollment, and successful matriculation of under-represented minority students in the fields of engineering and computer... Continue Reading →

The Chow Lab Ethos

Based on the inspiring work by @SammyKatta, we adapted a poster to represent our lab ethos and biomaterials focus and took the pledge. The ongoing pandemics have shown us how our role as scientists, engineers, and life-long learners goes far beyond our research in the lab. We are dedicated to upholding all of these values,... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Paula, Sareena, and Nate!

Congratulations are in order for Paula Camacho, Sareena Karim, and Nate Yuchimiuk! Paula has been inducted in the Rossin Professional Development Program! This program is designed to prepare high-achieving Lehigh engineering doctoral students for successful future academic careers. Sareena won a Stage 3 Eureka Pitch competition to fund her start-up venture Foli-Q that offers a... Continue Reading →

Chow Lab Updates!

We have been so busy this semester we forgot to update our website! Here are a few highlights so far... Lesley Chow is awarded the NSF CAREER Award to support research and education related to 3D-printed biomaterials: Developing Spatially Organized Biomaterials to Engineer Complex Tissue Interfaces. Read more about it here. Diana Hammerstone and Sarah... Continue Reading →

Lab Holiday Party 2019!

The Chow and Pashuck labs joined together to celebrate the (almost) end of the semester and upcoming holidays. We enjoyed delicious food, funny stories, and some cheeky gift stealing during our white elephant gift exchange. Very thankful and lucky to have these  wonderful and talented people in the lab! Happy and safe holidays to all!... Continue Reading →

The Chow Lab launches their first 3D printing biomaterials activity with incoming first-year RARE students!

Sareena Karim developed a new 3D printing biomaterials activity for first-year RARE students in collaboration with Ben Metz (Bioengineering undergrad and 3D printing extraordinaire at Wilbur Powerhouse), Kelly Seims, Paula Camacho, and Lesley Chow. RARE students learned about biomaterials and teamed up to research, design, and print scaffolds for tissue engineering. Each team presented their design criteria... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to Hafiz (Dammy) Busari on his MS thesis, publication in Biomaterials Science, and new job at PolyMed, Inc.!

Hafiz (Dammy) Busari submitted his MS thesis titled, "3D Printing with Peptide-Polymer Conjugates for Single-Step Fabrication of Spatially Functionalized Scaffolds" last month and started his new job at PolyMed, Inc. as a Polymer Engineer this month. His thesis was also published as a co-first author paper with Paula Camacho in Biomaterials Science. It's been a... Continue Reading →

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