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.
Sylvia Neely, co-leader of State College's chapter of the Citizens' Climate Lobby, will discuss options for pricing carbon, why a carbon fee and dividend policy would be effective, and the political and foreign policy implications in a talk at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 21.
Jennifer L. Fluri, professor and chair of the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Penn State alumnus, will examine efforts in Afghanistan focused on increasing women's rights during a talk at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 18.
Chris Forest, professor of climate dynamics in the Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science at Penn State, will discuss how the Earth goes from a planet with increasing temperature to one that starts to cool, as well as some of the high-risk issues facing both societal and Earth systems in a talk at 4 p.m. Monday, March 14.
The 14th annual Materials Visualization Competition (MVC14) is now accepting submissions. The deadline for submissions is March 7.
Few creatures are more amazing than the octopus: jet propulsion, RNA-powered camouflage, and magic ink that helps it disappear faster than David Blaine. But did you know that its neural network is a great model for how to modernize our electric system?
The spring 2022 Celebrating Women in Energy and Water Research seminar series will launch on Thursday, Feb. 24 with two talks by Laura J. Pyrak-Nolte, distinguished professor of physics and astronomy at Purdue University.
Penn State researchers coordinated a program to offer international "boots-on-the-ground" training to a yearly cohort of 12 graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
Richard Alley, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences at Penn State, will discuss the value of uncertainty when it comes to reducing carbon dioxide emissions and studying climate during a talk at 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 14.
Dope Labs Science Communication Week at Penn State aims to introduce researchers to the broader science communication community and teach them to use social media, storytelling and a web presence to network with other scientists and engage with broad audiences.
Tom Richard, professor of agricultural and biological engineering, will discuss how agriculture, food and forest systems can support a bioeconomy that reverses climate change during a talk at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 31.