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Penn State engineer developing device that may be able to test for COVID-19

A point-of-care testing device that may help diagnose the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is under development by Weihua Guan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in Penn State’s College of Engineering.
6-Apr-2020 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Knowing why bacteria are great upstream swimmers may prevent serious infections

International research team's findings on how far, how fast and why bacteria swim upstream may have implications for rapid infection prevention.
18-Mar-2020 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Trio of female mechanical engineering professors to lead new research centers

Three professors from the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) have been selected as the directors of newly announced research centers at the University, where they will continue to make tangible impacts in research and grow the...
27-Feb-2020 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Identifying the sources of salt pollution

To Nathaniel Warner, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and recipient of a new National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a lack of available water-quality data and an abundance of potential salt polluters, such as road...
25-Feb-2020 10:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New department head named to lead industrial engineering

Steven Landry, professor of industrial engineering and associate department head of the School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University, has been named department head of the Penn State Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and...
14-Feb-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Aerospace engineering department head named AIAA fellow

Amy Pritchett, head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering in the Penn State College of Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the world’s largest aerospace professional...
12-Feb-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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NSF CAREER Award research aims to transform metal casting for the 21st century

Guha Manogharan, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State, is embarking on a new research project that has the potential to transform the fundamentals of casting science by studying 3D design principles through the introduction of...
11-Feb-2020 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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$15.5 million investment creates engineering scholars program at Penn State

The A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation has committed $15.5 million to create the A. James Clark Scholars Program in the Penn State College of Engineering to support high-achieving engineering students with significant financial need. Penn State...
10-Feb-2020 5:15 PM EST Add to Favorites


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The appetite for faster, smaller, and more powerful technology has spurred incredible innovations – but it also created an overwhelming demand on the way electronic devices handle the heat they generate.This is the problem that inspires Penn State...
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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.
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