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Tuesday, March 3rd

  • 157 Hosler Building
    10:00 am to 11:00 am


    1. Michael Hickner, "Polymers in Additive Manufacturing - Materials and Processes"
    2. Greg Dillon, “Additive Manufacturing in the Plastics Industry"

    Hosted by the Center for Innovative Materials Processing by Direct Deposition (CIMP-3D) 

  • 22 Deike Building
    04:00 pm

    Chris Poulsen, University of Michigan

    "Atmospheric Oxygen as an Agent of Climate Change on Geological Timescales"

Wednesday, March 4th

  • C213 Coal Utilization Lab
    10:00 am to 11:00 am

    William Hederman
    Deputy Director for Systems Integration and Senior Advisor to the Secretary
    U.S. Department of Energy

    Energy Policy


  • Foster Auditorium (102 Paterno Library)
    12:00 pm

    Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University

    "Masking the Meaningful"

  • 112 Walker Building
    03:30 pm

    Curtis Alexander, NOAA, Earth Systems Research Lab

    "The NOAA High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Storm-Scale Model: Operational Implementation and Ongoing Research"

VOICES of Our College:  Earth and Mineral Sciences
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences celebrates its rich heritage and tradition of excellence through sharing the spoken words of the people who have influenced our history. The compelling accounts of their experiences, hopes, and visions for our future demonstrate the power of stories to engage us and spur us to actively participate in shaping the next generation of our graduates. Be inspired and entertained as you listen to the stories of both past and present people of EMS! You'll find audio files and view photographs of current students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. Discover how the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences has built a community dedicated to teaching, research, and service, to industry and society.  <<Listen to the VOICES of EMS>>


Penn State Faculty:  The Experience of Online Teaching
The World Campus has produced a great video that features Penn State faculty (Sarma Pisupati, Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering) discussing their experience of online teaching.  These faculty stories illustrate the variety of course types, instructional design models and levels of faculty engagement in World Campus courses. <<VIEW VIDEO>>


Penn State:  Inspiring Researchers
In research, small breakthroughs can make big impacts . . . impacts that can save lives.  Jim Adair and his team at Penn State are transforming the way we treat and detect cancer . . . <<VIEW VIDEO>>