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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

Meg Wieger
For adult learners, study abroad one step toward realizing dreams
03/29/2017

Meg Wieger is earning a college degree and beginning a career in the renewable energy industry. Recently, she visited Ireland to fulfill the study abroad component to her energy and sustainability policy major at Penn State's World Campus.


Jenna Bishop
Senior's published research could enhance water treatment processes
03/23/2017

Jenna Bishop, a senior majoring in environmental systems engineering, has taken advantage of several opportunities as an undergraduate. From serving as president of the EMS Student Council, to playing the role of captain for Relay For Life, to dancing for THON, a student run philanthropy at Penn State, Bishop has no shortage of memorable moments. However, she says one of her proudest moments was publishing research as an undergraduate.


Nikhil Bharadwaj
Student aims to inspire businesses, communities through sustainability
03/21/2017

"I've talked to people who are optimistic about sustainability and others who are pessimistic. The question isn't whether the glass is half full or half empty because, in the end, the glass will always be half empty when you're thirsty," said Bharadwaj, an energy engineering student in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. 


Julia Wolfe
EMS Museum & Art Gallery hosting conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Wolfe
03/21/2017

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) is hosting a conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe along with other events commemorating the history of coal mining in Pennsylvania.


Symposium
Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium, April 21-22
03/17/2017

he Penn State Student Association of Environmental Science and Engineering (SAESE) will hold the 20th annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium (ECMSS) from 5-9 p.m. on April 21 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on April 22 in the Forest Resources Building. Abstract submission deadline is March 24.