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Eser named 2014 American Chemical Society Fellow

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

-Penn State News

Semih Eser, professor in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Eser was one of 99 scientists selected as part of the 2014 class of ACS Fellows. Fellows are selected for their outstanding accomplishments in scientific research, education and public service. Only 750 of the society’s more than 161,000 members from academia, industry, government labs and small business have been distinguished with this honor. A member since 1986, Eser was recognized at the ACS fall national meeting held in San Francisco.

Gas Flooding Joint Industry Project Holds Ninth Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Gas Flooding Joint Industry Projects held its ninth annual meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from October 29-30, 2014. The meeting was organized by the EMS Energy Institute at Penn State in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin.

Joint Center for Energy Research promotes U.S.-China collaboration

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

-Penn State News

With the goal of promoting global cooperation in clean energy research and education, Penn State and Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in China established an international Joint Center for Energy Research (JCER) in 2011 as a part of global engagement efforts at both universities.

EMS Undergrad Poster Exhibition Registration by Nov. 12

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Undergraduate students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences can enter the upcoming poster exhibition to win up to $500. Students must register for the exhibition by November 12, 2014. Registration information can be found on the exhibition website.

GE to invest in Penn State center to study natural gas supply chains

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

-Penn State News

GE announced that it will invest up to $10 million in Penn State to establish a new innovation center focused on driving cutting-edge advancements in the natural gas industry. The Center for Collaborative Research on Intelligent Natural Gas Supply Systems at Penn State (CCRINGSS) will engage Penn State researchers and students from many disciplines in collaborative work with various industry stakeholders. The center will seek to advance efficiency and environmental sustainability both through technological innovations and improved supply chain management.

A Nondestructive Method to Image Materials Using X-rays

Friday, August 22, 2014

-Focus on Materials

When you think of CT scans, you probably imagine lying in a claustrophobic closed box while an X-ray machine clanks around you taking images of your body. In Penn State’s Center for Quantitative X-ray Imaging (CQI), the closed box is actually a large, lined room and the CT scanner is industrial size.

Battelle Program Manager Visits Penn State

Thursday, August 21, 2014

On August 19, Steve Winberg, program manager at Battelle, visited Penn State to meet with faculty and discuss potential funding opportunities. Battelle is a nonprofit research and development organization with experience in technology development, commercialization of new products, and management of government research.

EI Faculty Member Participates in Joint Workshop with SungKyunKwan University

Monday, August 18, 2014

Last week, delegates from Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) in South Korea visited Penn State to hold a second workshop to explore research collaborations in fields such as education, engineering, and information sciences and technology.

Students Study Energy Business, Economics, and Policy in Dalian, China

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Seven Penn State students recently returned from the Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in China as part of a six-week study abroad program to generate interest among junior and senior undergraduate students in business, economics, and policy as related to energy and the environment. During the program, students gained an understanding of how China, which has the second largest economy in the world, is dealing energy and environmental challenges caused by the growth of the Chinese economy.

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