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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

Penn State names Schlumberger 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year
Penn State names Schlumberger 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year
11/28/2017

Penn State honored oilfield services leader Schlumberger as its 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year.


Members of Penn State SPE pose with the Outstanding Student Chapter Award.
Petroleum engineering club wins second straight outstanding chapter award
11/08/2017

For the second year in a row, the Penn State chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers won the Outstanding Chapter Award at the 93rd Annual Technical Conference Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas.


Penn State's Millennium Scholars program was designed to increase diversity in STEM fields.
Millennium Scholars: Helping Increase Diversity in STEM Fields
11/06/2017

Penn State's Millennium Scholars program was designed to increase diversity in STEM fields. The highly selective program provides training to high-achieving, high-performing undergraduate students who plan to pursue a Ph.D. and who have committed to increasing diversity throughout their careers.


Students participate in the 2017 Energy Innovation Leadership Experience program.
Penn State at the Navy Yard energy program provides hands-on learning experience
11/02/2017

As part of the Energy Innovation Leadership Experience program, students from Penn State, San Jose State, Texas A&M, the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova were provided with hands-on learning experiences and internship opportunities with leaders in the sustainability industry.


Rare earth
Secretary of energy spotlights Penn State-industry rare-earth-elements project
10/17/2017

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry highlighted the national importance of a new Penn State-industry collaboration during a recent visit to a Jeddo Coal Company mine in Ebervale, Pennsylvania. Along with Rep. Lou Barletta, of Pennsylvania's 11th district, Perry spoke at a press conference about the collaboration, which aims to extract rare resources from coal. The project is funded by the Department of Energy through the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL).