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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

Amy Pritchett Appointed Head of Penn State Aerospace Engineering

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Amy R. Pritchett has been named the department head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Penn State, effective Aug. 15.
28-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Advent of Intelligent Robots and Their Role in Society

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Through the Integrative Seed Grant Program, offered through the Penn State Office for General Education, Alan Wagner, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, will develop and teach a course titled "Robots and Their Role in Society."
21-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Grant to Fund Research Into New Metamaterial That Provides Earthquake Protection

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Earthquakes and explosions damage thousands of structures worldwide each year, destroying countless lives in their wake, but a team of researchers at Penn State is examining a completely new way of safeguarding key infrastructure, thanks to a...
20-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Multidisciplinary Research Team Receives Seed Grant to Predict Red Blood Cell Deformability

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A multidisciplinary team of researchers has received a $25,000 seed grant from the Penn State Institute for CyberScience to develop a modeling platform to predict the deformability and morphological changes of diseased and aged red blood cells.
5-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn State Aerospace Engineer is About to Get Tough on Ceramics

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Namiko Yamamoto, assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Penn State, was recently awarded $447,663 through the Office of Naval Research Sea-Based Aviation Airframe Structures and Materials program to study fundamental toughening mechanisms...
30-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Where the Rivers Meet the Sea

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Penn State researchers have created a new hybrid technology that produces unprecedented amounts of electrical power where seawater and freshwater combine at the coast.
26-May-2017 11:05 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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