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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

PennTAP advisers and energy engineering students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State visited BWP Bats.
PennTAP energy assessments provide grand slam for students and Pa. manufacturers
10/29/2018

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program(PennTAP) and a team of undergraduates in energy engineering from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State visited BWP Bats LLC, a baseball bat manufacturer located in Brookville, Jefferson County.


The International Association for Mathematical Geosciences annual conference will be held in August 2019 at Penn State. 
Penn State to host conference focused on geomodeling food, energy, water nexus
10/24/2018

The Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) will be hosted Aug. 10-16, 2019 on the University Park campus.


Terry Pegula has been appointed a member of Penn State's Board of Trustees.
Senate confirms two trustee appointments
10/19/2018

The Pennsylvania State Senate confirmed two appointments by Gov. Tom Wolf to Penn State's Board of Trustees, including Terry Pegula. 


Sarma Pisupati, professor of energy and mineral engineering was inducted as an ACS Fellow at the 2018 national fall meeting.
Pisupati elected a 2018 American Chemical Society Fellow
10/10/2018

Sarma Pisupati, professor of energy and mineral engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) at Penn State, was elected a 2018 Fellow by the American Chemical Society (ACS).


Representatives of Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences met with those of Montan University
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences to partner with Montan University Leoben
09/11/2018

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Montan University Leoben, in Leoben, Austria, to develop a student exchange partnership that will link two educational institutions known for their expertise in sustainable approaches to materials sciences, mining and geosciences, with additional partnership opportunities with Penn State's Earth and Environmental Systems Institute.