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.
Climate science is a field devoted to the study of Earth's climate in the past, present and future. Understanding the Earth's future climate is vital, and in response Penn State has established a new dual-title doctoral program in climate science.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) will be hosting a research showcase, "Sustainability in Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering," from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10.
Students enrolled in Penn State World Campus' master of geographic information systems program recently took part in a Challenges in Global Geospatial Analytics course.
Improving forecasting for a host of severe weather events may be possible thanks to a more comprehensive method for measuring the Earth's boundary layer depth, developed by Penn State researchers.
Jason Munro, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering, credits two recent scholarships with allowing him to pursue research that's both his passion and relevant to advancing the needs of society.
Penn State has launched a new graduate certificate aimed at helping geospatial professionals working in the GIS and web mapping industries to expand their software development and coding skills.
A team of Penn State graduate students recently received the 2018 Michael P. Murphy Award in Geospatial Intelligence, a Penn State endowed scholarship award, for work they did during a geospatial intelligence course offered though the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute.
Penn State students again finished near the top worldwide in the Imperial Barrel Award Competition, which pits more than 100 teams against one another in an exercise to assess the petroleum potential of a given geographic basin.
A team led by Penn State's Applied Research Laboratory, in collaboration with the Center for Innovative Processing thru Direct Digital Deposition, has received a $1.4 million grant by the Air Force Research Laboratory to examine the random flaws that arise during the process of powder bed fusion additive manufacturing.
A new study of groundwater in a rural Pennsylvania county shows only rare instances of possible gas contamination amid an overall trend of improving water quality despite heavy Marcellus Shale development.