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Pisupati elected a 2018 American Chemical Society Fellow

Thursday, October 11, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Sarma Pisupati, professor of energy and mineral engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) at Penn State, was elected a 2018 Fellow by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Pisupati was one of 51 scientists selected as part of the 2018 class of ACS Fellows. He was honored during the society’s fall national meeting held this past August in Boston.

Faculty and Staff News of Record: 25-Year Awards, August 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

EMS Energy Institute's Brad Maben recognized

The College of Earth and Mineral Science, Energy Institute's Brad Maben was recognized in Penn State News this month for completing 25 years of service at the University. Maben works as a research technologist for the Energy Institute.

Visit Penn State News for the most recent listing of 25-Year Award recipients.


Three selected as Administrative Fellows for 2018-19

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Administrative Fellows Program offers Penn State faculty and staff the opportunity to work with senior University officers to gain knowledge and experiences pertaining to the challenges of leadership in the academic community.

Interdisciplinary projects awarded seed grants from IEE

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- February 19, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The 2017–18 Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) seed grant recipients have recently been awarded to 16 groups of interdisciplinary researchers at Penn State.

15 Named Distinguished Faculty at Penn State

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- January 22, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Penn State's Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs has named 15 distinguished faculty. 

The University's 2018 distinguished faculty are:

College of Agricultural Sciences

  • David A. Mortensen, professor of weed ecology

College of Arts and Architecture

  • Velvet Brown, professor of tuba and euphonium

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences

Partnership Celebrates Global Synergy, Accomplishments at Joint Energy Workshop

Penn State researchers team up with Dalian University of Technology, celebrate more than 100 collaborative articles

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- December 5, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Members of the Penn State – Dalian Joint Center for Energy Research (JCER), a partnership between Penn State and Dalian University of Technology (DUT), one of the top research universities in China in energy and chemical engineering, met on campus recently to discuss ongoing research and collaboration initiatives and progress made in advancing clean energy research.

Song Awarded Honorary Professorship at Tianjin University

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- December 5, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Chunshan Song, distinguished professor of fuel science in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) and director of the EMS Energy Institute, was named an honorary professor by Tianjin University in China. He also was selected as a Global Alumni Fellow by Osaka University in Japan.