Whether they’re using computational biophysics in the fight against harmful bacteria, studying how the economic status of women impacts their response to climate-related disasters, working with communities to identify and address health needs or helping parents support child language development, Lehigh faculty work within and across a variety of disciplines to tackle some of society’s greatest challenges through their research and teaching.
Faculty in the News
Lehigh’s world-class faculty, 93 percent of whom hold terminal degrees in their respective fields, offer expertise and valuable insights on a variety of topics. For inquiries and interview requests, please contact Media Relations.
The ‘Bug Zapper’ uses UV-C light to damage the DNA of pathogens, including the coronavirus, to enable the sterilization and reuse of N95 masks when new ones are unavailable.
Skinner, associate dean for research in Lehigh’s College of Health, was interviewed by WFMZ about the role of social distancing in slowing the transmission of the coronavirus.
By the Numbers
new awards awarded to Lehigh faculty by external funding agencies in 2016-17
students were employed in faculty projects (undergraduate and graduate)