Five graduate students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) were among the 40 recipients of Penn State’s annual graduate student awards, administered by the Graduate School in collaboration with several Penn State units.
The winners of the 15th annual Materials Visualization Competition (MVC), a scientific visual and artistic competition sponsored by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MatSE) and the Materials Research Institute (MRI) at Penn State, have been announced.
The John A. Dutton e-Education Institute has changed its name to the John A. Dutton Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence.
Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) recognized exceptional students and faculty for their academic excellence, service and leadership during its annual Wilson Awards Celebration, held on Sunday, April 23.
Melissa Gervais, assistant professor of meteorology and atmospheric science and co-hire in Penn State’s Institute for Computational and Data Sciences (ICDS), received a five-year $874,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation to investigate the impact of sea ice loss on large-scale patterns of atmospheric variability and cold air outbreaks.
Alumna Titilayo “Titi” Shodiya, deputy quality manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will present the 2023 Richard E. Tressler Lecture at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in 111 Wartik Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus.
FeiFei Shi, assistant professor in the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, received a $400,000 research and development award from the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP) in the U.S Department of Energy (DOE) to develop foundational research on the corrosive damage caused by molten salt in nuclear salt reactors (MSRs).
The 2023 Nelson W. Taylor Lecture in Materials will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, in the HUB-Robeson Center’s Freeman Auditorium on Penn State’s University Park campus.
Fractures in Earth’s subsurface play an important role in our energy systems – from providing pathways to extract fossil fuel from rock deep underground to supporting emerging green technologies like carbon storage and enhanced geothermal heat – but predicting the properties of these fractures remains challenging.
The first rapid test for mpox, more commonly known as monkeypox, has been developed by a team of researchers led by Penn State.