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Researchers Expect New Fish Passage Will Help Restore Migratory Fish Populations

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The addition of a nature-like fish passage to a Susquehanna River dam in Pennsylvania should allow migrating fish to more easily reach spawning grounds, according to Penn State researchers.
17-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Penn State Team Wins $7M Award to Enlist Insects as Allies for Food Security

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A Penn State-led research team is hoping to enlist insects as allies in an effort to make crops more tolerant of environmental stressors, after the crops are already growing in the greenhouse or field.
16-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Can Computers Be Creative?

Penn State researchers are using DARPA funding to teach computers how to generate original design ideas and then determine if those ideas are feasible in the real world.
14-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Industrial Engineers Explore Drone-Enabled Services

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Industrial engineering graduate students on a Service Engineering Academic Learning team explore drone-enabled services with a new initiative called SmartPark. This drone-based intelligent parking system aims to revolutionize the parking industry by...
8-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Penn State ESM Department Head Elected to ASM International Board of Trustees

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Judith A. Todd, P.B. Breneman department head chair and professor of engineering science and mechanics, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of ASM International.
6-Nov-2017 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

NSF Grant Supports Research to Define Creativity in Engineering Design

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Scarlett Miller, associate professor of engineering design and industrial engineering, and a team of researchers are trying to create a unified, cross-disciplinary system to measure creative ideas.
6-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NSF Funding to Aid Penn State CNEU in Developing Nanotechnology Workforce

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With two grants awarded by the National Science Foundation, the Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization will develop a Nanotechnology Professional Development Partnership to continue providing leading-edge nanotechnology...
23-Aug-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Treated Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater May Pollute Area Water Sources for Years

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Given Pennsylvania’s abundant natural resources, it’s no surprise that the commonwealth has become a mecca for hydraulic fracturing. Researchers, however, have recently discovered that releasing millions of gallons of treated hydraulic...
13-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ergonomist Serves as Research Consultant on Newest LG Smartphone

Andris Freivalds, a world-renowned expert in the field of human factors and ergonomics, helped lead a team of researchers contracted by LG during the testing of its latest smartphone release.
27-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Penn State Networking and Security Expert Discusses Voting Machine Security

28-Oct-2016 7:05 AM EDT

Lead Scientist and Program Manager for Cyber Security Collaborative Research Alliance Talks About Delta Airlines Global Computer System Outage.

8-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT

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