In Penn State’s Materials Research Institute, an electrical engineer and a biomaterials engineer have joined their expertise to develop a flexible, biodegradable optical fiber to deliver light into the body for medical applications.
9-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A simple, sturdy graphene-based hybrid desalination membrane can provide clean water for agriculture and possibly human consumption.
30-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Lightweight composite material for energy storage in flexible electronics, electric vehicles and aerospace applications has been experimentally shown to store energy at operating temperatures well above current commercial polymers.
31-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Finding practical hydrogen storage technologies for vehicles powered by fuel cells is the focus of a $682,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, awarded to Mike Chung, professor of materials science and engineering, Penn State.
17-Jul-2017 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites
An efficient, low-cost catalyst could replace platinum in water-splitting for clean hydrogen production.
31-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A multiyear research endeavor led a Penn State food scientist to form a natural food coloring company based on avocado pits.
30-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A team of Penn State researchers has developed a fast, nondestructive optical method for analyzing defects in two-dimensional materials, with applications in electronics, sensing, early cancer diagnosis and water desalination.
27-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Penn State researchers report two discoveries that will provide a simple and effective way to “stencil” high quality 2D materials in precise locations and overcome a barrier to their use in next-generation electronics.
28-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites