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John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering helps solve the world’s energy problems through high-quality, innovative teaching, research, and service. From mineral recovery to its use, the department plays a major role in the "power of life." Its mission is to help supply society with an affordable supply of energy and minerals; work to ensure human health and safety; and protect and maintain the quality of the environment. View the information below to learn more.

News

Courtney Rome
Rome wins poster contest for Alaska research; library adds to prizes
01/22/2018

During a 2017 educational-based trip to Alaska that was focused on glacial systems, Courtney Rome began studying something that wasn't on the syllabus. Her curiosity resulted in an award-winning poster at the annual EMS Undergraduate Poster Exhibition.


Derek Elsworth and Zi-Kui Liu
Elsworth, Liu among 15 named distinguished faculty at Penn State
01/22/2018

Penn State's Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs has named 15 distinguished faculty.


President Eric Barron introduced Edward C. Dowling Jr., a graduate of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Earth and Mineral Sciences alumnus Dowling named Alumni Fellow
12/12/2017

Edward C. Dowling Jr., a graduate of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, was awarded the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow by the Penn State Alumni Association earlier this fall. The Alumni Fellow Award is the most prestigious award given by the Penn State Alumni Association.


Varumporn Pimsen has been named the student marshal for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' fall 2017 commencement.
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences names fall 2017 student marshal
12/12/2017

Varumporn Pimsen has been named the student marshal for the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' fall 2017 commencement ceremony. She will lead the college's procession of graduates during the Penn State undergraduate commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus.


A group of Penn State students is getting charged up by converting standard bicycles to electric.
Students aim to reimagine transportation through electric bike social enterprise
12/06/2017

A group of Penn State students is getting charged up by Project BYOB, or "Bring Your Own Bike," a student-driven initiative that is working to create an environmentally friendly transportation system by converting standard bicycles to electric.