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John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering helps solve the world’s energy problems through high-quality, innovative teaching, research, and service. From mineral recovery to its use, the department plays a major role in the "power of life." Its mission is to help supply society with an affordable supply of energy and minerals; work to ensure human health and safety; and protect and maintain the quality of the environment. View the information below to learn more.

News

ALLWE survey
Assessment of the Living, Learning, and Working Environment (ALLWE) survey
11/14/2018

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences is conducting an Assessment of the Living, Learning, and Working Environment (ALLWE) in the college. Deadline to take survey is November 30, 2018.


Emission towers
Re-Imagining Energy: Catching Carbon
11/09/2018

Penn State researchers are working on new technology to capture CO2 before it gets into the atmosphere and either sequester it or use it to create new products. 


Building 7R at the Navy Yard is home to a single-building microgrid.
Re-Imagining Energy: Pulling It All Together
11/09/2018

Penn State scientists, policy experts, and physical plant managers are exploring how to navigate the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources so we can get the greatest value out of the green technologies that are becoming available.


PennTAP advisers and energy engineering students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State visited BWP Bats.
PennTAP energy assessments provide grand slam for students and Pa. manufacturers
10/29/2018

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program(PennTAP) and a team of undergraduates in energy engineering from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State visited BWP Bats LLC, a baseball bat manufacturer located in Brookville, Jefferson County.


The International Association for Mathematical Geosciences annual conference will be held in August 2019 at Penn State. 
Penn State to host conference focused on geomodeling food, energy, water nexus
10/24/2018

The Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) will be hosted Aug. 10-16, 2019 on the University Park campus.