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Penn State leading innovation in the emerging field of artificial water channels

The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering’s cutting-edge work in the nascent field of artificial water channels was the subject of a recent Faraday Discussions conference held by the Royal Society of Chemistry and a breakthrough paper in...
20-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Penn State partners with IISE to create new service engineering award

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 80 percent of the workforce is employed in the service sector. Penn State and the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers have collaborated to create a new award that celebrates outstanding...
17-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Reverse, Self-Healing Filter Opens the Door for Endless Novel Applications

A self-healing membrane that also acts as a reverse filter can block small particles and let large ones through is possible, according to Penn State mechanical engineers who say it is "straight out of science fiction."
20-Aug-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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