2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Kathryn Hasz

University of Pennsylvania Student Awarded Philadelphia STLE Scholarship Kathryn Hasz, a third-year graduate student in material science and engineering, received a $2,000 Philadelphia STLE scholarship award. Working in Professor Rob Carpick’s lab, Hasz uses atomic force microscopy to study the effect of the environment on the nano scale stick-slip friction of 2D materials. Hasz has Read More …

2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Margot Farnham

STLE Philadelphia Section Award Scholarship to U. Delaware Student Margot Farnham, a first-year graduate student in Biomedical Engineering was named as one of the winners of the 2017 STLE Philadelphia Section’s Scholarship awards. Farnham is studying under the direction of Professor Christopher Price. Her research is focused on understanding “tribological rehydration”, the fluid mechanics of Read More …

2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Shayandev Sinha

  University of Maryland Grad Student Wins STLE Philadelphia Scholarship Shayandev Sinha, a mechanical engineering graduate student at the University of Maryland was awarded a $2,000 scholarship by the Philadelphia Section of the STLE. Working under the supervision of Professor Siddhartha Das, Sinha is studying the adhesion and lubrication of polyelectrolyte brushes and membranes. Through Read More …

2017 Scholarship Winner Feature- Luke Nowlan

Philadelphia STLE Recognizes Villanova Student with $1500 Scholarship The Philadelphia Section of the STLE is pleased to award a $1,500 scholarship to Luke Nowlan, a Chemical Engineering major at Villanova University. Nowlan, who recently completed his sophomore year, has an outstanding academic record, including successfully completing a graduate level advanced organic chemistry class as a Read More …

New! Polo Shirts for Summer

Greetings Friends and STLE Members! I hope everyone is off to a fantastic start of the summer season! POLO SHIRTS FOR SALE! As a compliment to the warm weather, we invite you to check out these AWESOME STLE summer polo shirts custom-made for the Philadelphia Section STLE. These shirts are high-quality, 100% moisture-wicking polyester, and Read More …

2017 Delaware Valley Science Fair

Philadelphia Section of STLE Awards 7 Students at the DVSF The Delaware Valley Science Fair (DVSF) is the culmination of the fairs at the individual schools throughout the Tri-state region for students from grades 6-12. The DVSF was held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA with an estimated 960 exhibits. In addition to the prizes awarded Read More …

Zschimmer & Schwarz Announces Acquisition of the LEXOLUBE Division

The acquisition of the LEXOLUBE Division from INOLEX expands the lubricant and lubricant component portfolio at Zschimmer & Schwarz. With this acquisition, the specialty chemicals manufacturer gains further access to a growing and strategically important market. Lahnstein (Germany), Milledgeville (GA), January 2017 – In line with a clearly defined growth strategy, Zschimmer & Schwarz, Inc., Read More …

Ultrachem Leads Again

Ultrachem again leads 2017 contributions to the Philadelphia Section Scholarship Fund with a $1,500 pledge to the 2016-17 campaign. Once again they challenge other Section members to meet or exceed their commitment. This continues Ultrachem’s commitment to the Philadelphia Section’s Scholarship campaign over the past 4 years. Special thanks to Bob Whiting and Ultrachem for Read More …

2016 Philadelphia STLE Scholarship Winner Feature: Zenghao Zhu

Philadelphia STLE Section Awards Scholarship to Villanova Student Villanova graduate student Zenghao Zhu is a recipient of a $2,000 scholarship from the Philadelphia STLE. Zhu is a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering studying under the direction of Dr. Qianhong Wu. Dr. Wu describes Zhu as a motivated researcher focusing on results. He is Read More …