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Penn State Introduces Graduate Nuclear Security Option

To ensure the continued security and safety of our nation’s nuclear enterprises, the Penn State College of Engineering is formally introducing a nuclear security option in its nuclear engineering master’s program.
6-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Penn State Aerospace Engineer to Explore Impact of Social Robots and Artificial Intelligence Used in Higher Education

Through a recently awarded Penn State Teaching and Learning with Technology Fellowship, Alan Wagner, assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Penn State, will develop an experimental framework, using immersive social spaces, to investigate...
2-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Peeples Named Penn State College of Engineering’s Inaugural Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion

Tonya Peeples has been appointed the Penn State College of Engineering’s associate dean for equity and inclusion, effective August 15.
9-Jul-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Penn State Aerospace Engineer Honored by International Astronautical Federation

David B. Spencer, professor of aerospace engineering at Penn State, has been named the recipient of the 2018 International Astronautical Federation Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal.
5-Jul-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New Low-Cost Needle Simulator Aims to Revolutionize Medical Training

Administering needle-based procedures in anesthesiology, such as epidurals, is a complex and delicate procedure. However, the current training methods for doctors are costly and fall shor
2-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Larson Transportation Institute Brings Big Win to Penn State and Mid-Atlantic Universities with USDOT Grant Award

Improving the durability and extending the life of transportation infrastructure will be the primary focus of a multi-university transportation research program led by Penn State, as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) 2017...
26-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Penn State's Blue Sparrow Team Named Phase I Winner of Gofly Prize

A team of Penn State Aerospace Engineering faculty and students is one step closer to making electric-powered human flight a reality after winning a Phase I award for the GoFly Prize, a worldwide competition to build the world’s first personal...
14-Jun-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers develop new method to identify patients at risk for readmission, emergency room visits or death

Researchers from Penn State and Geisinger Health System developed a model to predict a patient's risk for needing further medical care three days after being discharged from the hospital.
8-Jun-2018 12:15 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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