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Recipients of 2017 Human Health and the Environment Seed Grants Announced

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- July 5, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Human Health and the Environment seed grants for 2017 have been awarded to a pool of interdisciplinary researchers at Penn State. These seed grants were funded by eight separate Penn State research entities and institutes which collectively contributed over $500,000.

The principal investigators — along with their affiliated colleges and project titles — who were awarded Human Health and the Environment seed grants for 2017 are:

DOE Grant Continues Research into Rare-Earth Elements Extraction from Coal

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Maria Sobkowiak

Published in Centre Daily Times on June 25, 2017

The Energy Institute at Penn State is sad to announce the passing of Dr. Maria Sobkowiak, 70, of State College, who died Monday, June 19, 2017, at her residence. She will be greatly missed by her colleagues. 

Lueking & Mathews Promoted to Professor

Dr. Angela Lueking pixDr. Jonathan P. Mathews pix

Peter Luckie Award for Outstanding Research by a Junior

On April 5th the 2017 Undergraduate Research Exhibit was held at University Park. Since 2008, the Penn State Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi has sponsored the "Peter Luckie Award for Outstanding Research by a Junior" to encourage the participation of Juniors. This year approximately 268 Juniors competed. The award includes a $200 monetary gift. We are proud to announce this year's recipients by category as follows:

$1.1 million grant aimed at preventing coal mine collapses

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Petroleum professor wins international award in reservoir engineering

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Invited Speaker Dr. Chunshan Song goes to United Kingdom

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Photos taken by Kit Carruthers during Chunshan Song’s presentation on DOE-NETL UCFER at UK CCS Biannual Meeting during Sept 14-15, 2016 in Edinburgh, UK

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