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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

EMS Ambassadors
EMS Ambassadors highlight the best of what the college has to offer
05/01/2017

EMS Ambassadors are seasoned students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences who offer prospective students and their families detailed tours of the college, student living and dining areas, and research and educational facilities. Most importantly, prospective students can hear from their peers what college life at Penn State is like from the newly formed group.


Engineering Design Showcase
Photo Story: Offering solutions at the Engineering Design Showcase
04/28/2017

Penn State engineering seniors' capstone projects presented solutions to real-world problems at the recent Engineering Design Showcase.


Penn State’s Positive Energy student group
Student organization continues commitment to environment through lake cleanup
04/28/2017

Eleven members of Penn State's Positive Energy student group cleaned up several acres of Canonsburg Lake in southwestern Pennsylvania, in a partnership with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Cares program.


Students install solar array in low-income community in Honduras
Students install solar array in low-income community in Honduras
04/28/2017

Thirteen Penn State students in the colleges of Earth and Mineral Sciences and Engineering joined a team of partners to build a solar array in a low-income village in Roatan, Honduras, in March.


Presidential Leadership Academy 2017 class
Presidential Leadership Academy selects 2017 class
04/27/2017

The Presidential Leadership Academy's new class of 30 students represents 11 of Penn State's academic colleges.