Providing technology and consulting services to support classroom teaching, laboratories, and other aspects of the academic and research programs is a strategic priority for Lehigh University. Over 600 LTS-supported Macs and Windows devices are distributed across campus in over 35 computing sites and 100 classrooms.
Students and faculty have access to site-licensed software applications and central and cloud-based file storage from on and off campus. LTS provides software at public computing sites for general word processing and spreadsheets, mathematical and statistical packages, and specialized applications for scientific and engineering work. Over 60 software titles are also available in a virtual environment through the LUapps service.
Lehigh provides access to two high performance computing clusters for large scale scientific computing and a Ceph based data storage cluster. These provide 4,280 computing cores with 30.3TB memory, 189 GPU devices with 3.4TB GPU memory, and 2026TB raw storage available to tackle the most complex and demanding research projects. For more information, see researchcomputing.lehigh.edu. University computing capacity and Internet bandwidth are continuously being increased to meet escalating demand.
The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning supports faculty innovation -- see the Faculty Development section of this catalog for details. Library and Technology Services provides technical support for the many computer classrooms, suitable for individual hands-on instruction. Most Lehigh University classrooms are equipped with permanently-installed computer projection systems. Equipment is available through the Digital Media Studio to enable faculty or students to give computer-based presentations in any space.
Lehigh deploys more than 4,000 Wireless Access Points throughout campus, including student housing, to provide the best wireless experience for teaching and learning, and social activities. In addition, the campus is connected to 3 regional diversified 10Gbps Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for performance and redundancy.