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.
In Renee Dorer’s job with a jet engine manufacturing company, her work involved modeling fire in combustors, a problem that involves both thermodynamics and turbulent air flow.
The biggest question an entrepreneur faces is a simple one: Are there enough potential customers to turn my big idea into a business? A trio of Penn State researchers were selected recently for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National I-Corps Program to find an answer for their own big idea.
Elham Rahimi, a graduate student in the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, received the SME Ph.D. Fellowship grant from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME).
The Postdocs of EMS (PoEMS) are hosting an inaugural EMS Postdoctoral Research Showcase from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, in 112 Walker Building.
The spring 2023 Celebrating Women in Energy and Water Research seminar series continues on Thursday, March 16, with two seminars by Erin Baker, distinguished professor of industrial engineering and operations research at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Climate change poses an existential threat to communities and people, according to organizers of an upcoming Penn State Extension land-use webinar, who noted that local governments leading by example is a key component of mitigating climate change in Pennsylvania.
The latest episode of the "Growing Impact" podcast examines how energy from industrial waste heat could be harnessed to charge batteries.
A Penn State-led team of scientists created a new process to fabricate large perovskite devices that is more cost- and time-effective than previously possible and that they said may accelerate future materials discovery.
Nancy Chabot, planetary scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, will deliver the talk "Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART): NASA’s First Planetary Defense Test Mission” at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27.
Katherine Freeman, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences, will give an overview of the NASA's OSIRIS-Rex mission and the state-of-the-art methods Penn State brings to the mission in her talk "Preparing for the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return" at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20.