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Jian Yang named National Academy of Inventors fellow

Recognizing a career highlighted by multiple biomedical engineering and materials science breakthroughs, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Jian Yang, professor of biomedical engineering, as an NAI Fellow.
13-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Visualizing vitals through video

Conrad Tucker, associate professor of engineering design and industrial engineering, demonstrates how a mobile-based application will use a cellphone camera and computer vision techniques to capture pulse rate. Tucker and his team use a Masimo...
4-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Penn State CNEU to Help Broaden Participation of Underrepresented Minorities in STEM Fields

With $1.2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation, the Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization, along with Norfolk State University and Tidewater Community College, will form the Southeastern Coalition for...
2-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Penn State researchers develop new technology to advance ultrasound neuromodulation

Existing methods for recording and modulating neurons in the brain are either highly invasive or yield results with low spatiotemporal resolution. Mehdi Kiani, Dorothy Quiggle Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, is working to change that.
28-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Penn State Mechanical, Nuclear Engineering to become independent departments

Justin Schwartz, the Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering, said separating the programs will allow each to grow, as well as focus on their individual strengths.
14-Nov-2018 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Next gen batteries possible with engineering breakthrough

Three-dimensional polymer on lithium metal battery anodes could double battery life, increase charge rate and safety.
14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Pioneering cancer, cryo-electron microscopy researcher to join Penn State faculty

Professor Deborah Kelly, a ground-breaking researcher who developed the new field of structural oncology, will join Penn State as full professor of biomedical engineering and Lloyd and Dottie Foehr Huck Chair in Molecular Biophysics.
8-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


NSF selects Penn State to establish, lead Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning

Patrick McDaniel, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Penn State College of Engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Frontier grant to establish and lead the Center for Trustworthy Machine Learning.
24-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT 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...
1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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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