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Penn State Engineers to Study Use of Beamed Microwave Energy to Launch Space Vehicles

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded two Penn State College of Engineering faculty members funding totaling more than $823,000 for a three-year program to develop and use a facility to study the use of beamed microwave energy to...
18-Oct-2018 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Penn State Engineering Leadership Discusses Plans for Achieving Gender Equity

Justin Schwartz, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering, Penn State, and the Penn State College of Engineering remain fully committed to achieving gender equity among the undergraduate student population within six years.
11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Larger cities have smaller water footprint than less populated counterparts

Crops being irrigated with an overhead irrigation system.10/03/2018By Jennifer MatthewsUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Global sustainability is important now more than ever due to increasing urban populations and the resulting stress it can have on natural...
4-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Leslie S. Richards to Headline 24th Annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference

The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (LTI) today announced that Leslie S. Richards, Pennsylvania Secretary of Transportation, will serve as keynote speaker at the 24th Annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference...
28-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


IE designs software to reduce the amount of time - and money - it takes to clear Penn State of snow

Snow days at Penn State may have become even more rare, thanks to the work of a recent industrial engineering graduate.
28-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Basu receives NSF funding to make 3D-printed parts more structurally sound

Saurabh Basu, assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering, is working on making additive components more reliable thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.
26-Sep-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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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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