David L. Allara, distinguished professor emeritus of chemistry and materials science and engineering at Penn State, has been named a 2022 Kavli Prize Laureate in the field of nanoscience by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
Small farms and home gardens where landholders raise multiple species of culturally important crops can have a significant impact when it comes to meeting the United Nations’ goal to end global hunger and malnutrition, according to an international team of researchers.
The Materials Research Institute (MRI) has announced that Zoubeida Ounaies, professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Convergence Center for Living Multifunctional Material Systems (LiMC2), will serve as acting director of MRI during the upcoming sabbatical of Clive Randall, director of MRI and distinguished professor of materials science and engineering.
The Penn State Engineering Graduate Student Council hosted its annual College of Engineering Research Symposium on April 6 at the Hyatt Place in downtown State College.
The Penn State University Libraries has selected the winners of the 2022 Whiting Indigenous Knowledge Student Research Awards, funded by the M. G. Whiting Endowment for the Advancement of Indigenous Knowledge.
Twenty-eight experts from various fields participated as panelists and presenters at the 2022 Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Workshop, jointly hosted by the Penn State Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE); Center for Energy Law and Policy; and the Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Science.
Raegan Medgie wanted to expand her knowledge of weather forecasting but needed a program that fit her life and career as a TV broadcaster in New York.
A joint team of faculty and students from Penn State and the University of Cape Verde (UniCV) have been working for the past year to design, build and test low-cost coastal weather stations with an emphasis on the fishing community.
Shashank Priya, associate vice president for research and director of strategic initiatives in the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research (OSVPR), has been named vice president for research at the University of Minnesota and will conclude his tenure at Penn State on Sept. 29.
The ability of piezoelectric materials to convert mechanical energy into electrical energy and vice versa makes them useful for various applications from robotics to communication to sensors.