- Ph.D., UC Berkeley, Dec. 1998
- M.S.E., UC Berkeley, Dec. 1992
- B.S.C.E., Tufts University, June 1989
After completing her bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering at Tufts University in 1989, Dr. Lehman worked as a structural engineer for a large engineering firm in Boston MA. She returned to academia to receive her Master of Engineering and Ph.D. degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the UC Berkeley in 1992 and 1998, respectively. She joined the faculty at the University of Washington in October 1998.