2019

Daviran is invited to give a research talk at the 2020 Gordon Research Seminar on Colloidal, Macromolecular and Polyelectrolyte Solutions held in Ventura, CA February 1-2, 2020.

McGlynn wins the Kenneth A. Earhart award given by the Lehigh University Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Wu receives a Best Poster Award at the 5th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Lehigh University

Schultz joins the AIChE Journal Consulting Editor’s Board

Wu and Schultz’s manuscript “Microrheological characterization of covalent adaptable hydrogels for applications in oral delivery” is accepted to Soft Matter

Schultz is promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure [link]

Wu becomes a P.C. Rossin Doctoral Fellow

Zhang, Wehrman and Schultz’s manuscript “Structural Changes in Polymeric Gel Scaffolds Around the Overlap Concentration” is accepted in the Rising Stars Collection in Frontiers in Chemistry

Schultz wins Lehigh University Libsch Early Career Research Award [link]

Daviran and Schultz’s manuscript “Characterizing the dynamic rheology in the pericellular region by human mesenchymal stem cell re-engineering in PEG-peptide hydrogel scaffolds” is accepted in the Novel Trends in Rheology in Rheologica Acta

Schultz featured in SWE All Together [link]

2018

Mazzeo, Chai, Daviran and Schultz’s manuscript “Characterization of the Kinetics and Mechanism of Degradation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Laden Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels” accepted in ACS Applied Bio Materials

Catalano selected as a Claire Booth Luce Research Scholar

Schultz invited to give a talk in the Inaugural session of the AIChE Journal Futures Series

McGlynn receives the Wenzel Award for best qualifier presentation

Mazzeo receives her MS in Bioengineering with her thesis “Characterization of the kinetics and mechanism of human mesenchymal stem cell-laden poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels”

Wehrman, Lindberg and Schultz’s manuscript ” Multiple particle tracking microrheology measured using bi-disperse probe diameters” accepted in Soft Matter

Wehrman successfully defends his PhD thesis “Rheological properties of colloidal and polymeric scaffolds measured using multiple particle tracking microrheology”

Lui receives her MS in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with her thesis “Electrospinning of polymeric hydrogels for synthesizing fibers”

McGlynn receives a Best Poster Award at the 4th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Lehigh University

Wu receives a Best Poster Award at the 4th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Lehigh University

Schultz and Snyder’s manuscript “Chemical engineering ‘on-a-chip’: Capturing the integrated scope of chemical engineering through STEM outreach” accepted in Chemical Engineering Education

Schultz group work featured on the cover of the Rheology Bulletin [link]

Daviran receives the 2018 Chevron Scholars Award given by the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lehigh University

Daviran, Longwill, Casella and Schultz’s manuscript “Rheological characterization of dynamic remodeling of the pericellular region by human mesenchymal stem cell-secreted enzymes in well-defined synthetic hydrogel scaffolds” accepted in Soft Matter

Wehrman, Milstrey, Lindberg and Schultz’s manuscript “Combining microfluidics and microrheology to determine rheological properties of soft matter during repeated phase transitions” accepted in The Journal of Visual Experiments

Schultz wins a National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Wu receives the Best Poster Award at The 14th Annual Tiger-Hen-Hawk-Black Knight Rheology Symposium at the United States Military Academy

2017

Daviran, Caram and Schultz’s manuscript “Role of cell-mediated enzymatic degradation and cytoskeletal tension on remodeling of material microenvironments prior to motility” accepted in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering

Wehrman, Lindberg and Schultz’s manuscript “Impact of shear on the structure and rheological properties of a hydrogenated castor oil colloidal gel during dynamic phase transitions” accepted in the Journal of Rheology

Mazzeo receives the 2nd Place Award at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology in Denver, CO

Schultz wins a Best Poster Award at the ASEE Chemical Engineering Summer School

Escobar, McKinnon, Anseth and Schultz’s manuscript “Dynamic Changes in Material Properties and Degradation of Poly(ethylene glycol)–Hydrazone Gels as a Function of pH” accepted in Macromolecules

Wehrman receives a Langmuir Award (Best Poster Award) at the 91st Colloids and Surface Science Symposium at the City College of New York

Wehrman, Milstrey, Lindberg and Schultz’s paper in Lab on a chip manuscript named top 10% article (HOT article) chosen due to exceptional reviews by handling editor

Wehrman, Milstrey, Lindberg and Schultz’s manuscript “Using μ2rheology to quantify rheological properties during repeated reversible phase transitions of soft matter” accepted in Lab on a Chip

Daviran is named a 2017 P.C. Rossin Doctoral Fellow

Zhang (undergraduate student) receives a Lehigh University Research Forum Grant

2016

Schultz invited to attend the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Schultz named a P.C. Rossin Assistant Professor

Wehrman named a 2016 P.C. Rossin Doctoral Fellow

Wehrman receives the 2016 Chevron Scholars Award given by the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lehigh University

Longwill (undergraduate student) receives a Lehigh University Research Forum Grant

Wehrman, Lindberg and Schultz’s manuscript “Quantifying the dynamic transition of hydrogenated castor oil gels measured via multiple particle tracking microrheology” accepted in Soft Matter

Escobar receives his Masters in Engineering

2015

Schumm (undergraduate student) receives the Best poster award at the 13th Annual Tiger-Hen-Hawk Rheology Conference at Lehigh University

Schultz, Kyburz and Anseth’s manuscript “Measuring dynamic cell–material interactions and remodeling during 3D human mesenchymal stem cell migration in hydrogels” accepted in PNAS

2014

Schultz named a TA Instruments Distinguished Young Rheologist