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Barbara Sherwood Lollar, University Professor in Earth Sciences and Dr. Norman Keevil Chair in Ore Deposits Geology at the University of Toronto, will discuss her research in the talk, "Imaging Habitable Worlds - Lessons from the Deep Biosphere and Hydrogeosphere."
A multi-institutional research team led by Penn State has been awarded a $17 million, five-year cooperative research agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science to understand how interconnected systems are exposed to natural hazards that create vulnerabilities and risks for society and how societies respond and adapt to these risks.
Faced with a growing workload in its research labs, the Materials Research Institute (MRI) met the challenge by offering Penn State students an opportunity that most materials science and engineering undergraduates normally never receive.
"Tracking Traits," a new podcast launched by Penn State's Center for Human Evolution and Diversity (CHED), explores the current work of researchers who are forging new pathways to understanding the evolution of human diversity, via a wide variety of approaches.
Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the Leo Szilard Lectureship Award from the American Physical Society.
Penn State's Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) has launched a focused effort called the Consortium for Integrated Energy Systems (CIES) to examine the transformation of energy systems more holistically, through unified processes that consider the whole energy portfolio versus addressing individual problems.
A two-year, $400,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Program Office will allow a Penn State-led research team to measure the rapid changes in greenhouse gas emissions that resulted from lower traffic levels during the response to COVID-19.
Melissa Lee will give the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' 2021 Lattman Visiting Scholar of Science and Society Lecture.
The Graduate School Alumni Society (GSAS) Board of Directors has announced its three graduate student representatives for academic year 2021-22.
Sukyoung Lee, a professor of meteorology in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, was elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.