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Klaus Keller, professor of geosciences, will discuss at the next EarthTalks how engaging with stakeholders and decision-makers can help scientists identify mission-oriented basic science questions, and how scientists can help to improve decisions.
Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. These awards highlight many of the University's faculty and staff who go above and beyond.
Six Penn State faculty members have received the 2020 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching, including Timothy Bralower, professor of geosciences in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
Roman DiBiase, assistant professor of geosciences, will discuss how geologic history influenced landscape response to climate change during the last ice age, and how it influences the resilience of watersheds to human land use changes at the next EarthTalks seminar.
The American Meteorological Society (AMS) recently created a national award in honor of Penn State meteorology alumnus and weather pioneer Warren Washington.
Chris Forest, professor of climate dynamics, will look at uncertainty in Earth system model projections and its effects on assessing climate risk and proposing solutions at the next EarthTalks seminar at 4 p.m. Monday, March 23.
As Penn State Materials Research Institute prepared for its 2019 Materials Day event - held Oct. 29-30 - 3M was busy reinforcing its relationship with Penn State to advance research activities with a new $900,000 commitment over the next three years.
New findings on how bacteria can maintain persistent and fast upstream swimming motion over distances comparable with many human organs, may help prevent life-threatening infections, according to a team of international researchers.
Laurence Smith, the John Atwater and Diana Nelson University Professor of Environment and Society and professor of earth, environmental and planetary sciences at Brown University, will give the annual Miller Lecture at 2:30 p.m., April 24, at Robb Hall in the Hintz Family Alumni Center, on Penn State's University Park campus.
An atomically thin materials platform developed by Penn State researchers in conjunction with Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and Oak Ridge National Lab will open a wide range of new applications in biomolecular sensing, quantum phenomena, catalysis and nonlinear optics.