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Solar Turbines, Inc. Selects Penn State to Establish Center of Excellence in Gas Turbines

After completing an extensive evaluation of institutions of higher learning in the United States and Europe, Solar Turbines Incorporated has chosen Penn State as a university partner to establish a center of excellence in gas turbines. The center...
21-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Improving Security Against Quantum Computers

Hallgren is one of 11 distinguished faculty to be named to the 2018 Class of Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellows (VBFF) by the DoD. The program provides awards to top-tier engineers and scientists from U.S. universities to conduct “high-risk,...
18-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Papakonstantinou to Use NSF Career Award to Optimize Structural Life-Cycle Decision-Making

Kostas Papakonstantinou, assistant professor of civil engineering at Penn State, will advance innovation in optimal structural engineering decision-making, thanks to a respected National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career (CAREER) award.
15-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Gomez to Use NSF CAREER Award to Study How Cell Differentiation Is Affected by Tissue Stiffness

Esther Gomez, assistant professor of chemical engineering and biomedical engineering, Penn State, has received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Early Career (CAREER) award to better understand the mechanobiology of...
4-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Penn State CNEU Nanotechnology Summer School to Aid Students Impacted by Hurricane Maria

A group of undergraduate students from the department of physics and electronics at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao will attend the CNEU-hosted Nanotechnology Summer School at the Penn State University Park campus to continue their...
26-Apr-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Engineering Team Wins Grand Prize for Water-Saving, Impactful Tech

Through their research in the Penn State Department of Mechanical and Engineering, the team has created a liquid-entrenched smooth surface (LESS) coating, an innovative spray-able, anti-fouling coating that dramatically decreases the amount of water...
26-Apr-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Gayah to Use NSF CAREER Award to Ease Traffic Congestion and Improve Efficiency

Vikash Gayah, assistant professor of civil engineering at Penn State, will research urban traffic network dynamics from a network-wide perspective, thanks to a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career (CAREER) award.
25-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Gorski to Use NSF CAREER Award to Expand Access to Clean Water and Electricity

Christopher Gorski, assistant professor of environmental engineering at Penn State, will develop devices that use electricity to desalinate water and can also generate their own electricity, thanks to an esteemed National Science Foundation (NSF)...
25-Apr-2018 10:05 AM 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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