Welcome to the Laboratory for Particle Mixing and Self-Organization (LPMSO). Please feel free to explore our website and learn more about what we do. This laboratory is in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Lehigh University and is directed by Professor James Gilchrist.

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From left to right:
Zhiqiao Zeng, Kedar Joshi, James Gilchrist, Midhun Joy, and Orm Kaewpetch.

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External news:

March, 2015: Moving at warp speed

April, 2014: A useful state of suspension

April, 2012: Lessons from a bowl of Cheerios

August, 2011: Lehigh engineers studying potential uses for new solar cell technology - also here

April, 2010: Physical Review E selects work for Kaleidoscope'

March, 2010: Particulate systems - as much art as science, and fun to explore

March, 2010: These grains can be solid, liquid or dust

December, 2009: Controlled Deposition of Microparticle Arrays for LEDs

September, 2009: MICRO-OPTICS: Concave microlenses boost LED output

April, 2009: The minutest choreography

March, 2009: Student's bright, energy-efficient research recognized


Recent news: (Click here for past news.)

June 2018: Thitiporn (Orm) Kaewpetch presented her work on drying colloid-polymer films at the ACS Colloids and Surface Science Symposium at Penn State

May 2018: AIChE Outreach at Broughal Middle School


February 2018: Thitiporn (Orm) Kaewpetch passed her qualifier!

February 2018: Karl Seven's paper on nucleating agents in HDPE is accepted to Journal of Applied Polymer Science.

October 2017: Prof. Gilchrist gives an invited talk at MS&T.

May 2017: Kedar Joshi is selected as the Kenneth Earhart Award Winner! Congrats!

May, 2017: Thitiporn (Orm) Kaewpetch and Zhiqiao Zeng complete their M.S. degrees. Congrats!

May, 2017: Kedar Joshi successfully defends his dissertation. Congrats!

January 2017: Kedar Joshi's paper on scaling the drying length during convective deposition is accepted to JCIS.

September 2016: Alex Weldon and Kedar Joshi have their paper with Professor Alex Routh from Cambridge University accepted to JCIS.

June-August 2016: Professor Gilchrist is currently visting Professor Patrick Spicer at the University of New South Wales as a Honorary Visiting Professorial Fellow.

June, 2016: Midhun Joy and Kedar Joshi present their work at the 90th ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium.

May 2016: Midhun Joy is selected as the Kenneth Earhart Award Winner! Congrats!

May, 2016: Midhun Joy successfully defends his dissertation. Congrats!


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