Our graduate students are integral to the research we conduct, and they also are dedicated to making a difference in communities. Learn more about their research, outreach efforts, and other projects below.
As 12 early-stage startups and inventors took the stage for the 2019 Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference Tech Tournament to make their pitch for up to $75,000 in cash to help their organizations take the next step to commercialization.
Two new College of Earth and Mineral Science's (EMS) student groups were recently formed to strengthen the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum & Art Gallery's connection to the college, the University and local communities.
The winners of the 11th annual Materials Visualization Competition (MVC), a scientific visual and artistic competition sponsored by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MatSE) and the Materials Research Institute (MRI) at Penn State, have been announced.
Andrew Shaughnessy, a doctoral student studying geosciences in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), was awarded a 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
Sarah Lowum, a materials science and engineering doctoral student in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), received a 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation to investigate how to improve the cold sintering process (CSP).
Penn State researchers take part in one of the largest studies ever conducted using more than 2,000 geophones. The group is seismically imaging the Shale Hills water catchment near the Penn State University Park campus.
Through a newly introduced course, AMD 597 Legal Issues in Additive Manufacturing, students will be prepared to navigate the legal issues arising in additive manufacturing, emboldening them to become both technical experts and emerging thought leaders in the industry
Rock core samples from a period of warming millions of years ago indicate soils contributed to a rapid rise in atmospheric greenhouse gas and suggest modern climate models may overestimate Earth's ability to mitigate future warming, according to an international team of scientists.
Shawn Murdzek, a graduate student studying meteorology and atmospheric science, received a 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. He is one of seven EMS students and 24 Penn State students to receive the honor.
Penn State World Campus graduate students in the Rural/Regional Geodesign Challenges studio course were asked to apply their knowledge to help develop a large-scale recovery, restoration and sustainability plan for one of the most iconic and revered sites in the United States, Yellowstone National Park.