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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.

Secretary of Energy Spotlights Penn State-Industry Rare-Earth-Elements Project

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- October 17, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry highlighted the national importance of a new Penn State–industry collaboration during a recent visit to a Jeddo Coal Company mine in Ebervale, Pennsylvania. Along with Rep. Lou Barletta, of Pennsylvania's 11th district, Perry spoke at a press conference about the collaboration, which aims to extract rare resources from coal. The project is funded by the Department of Energy through the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL).

Wang Wins Outstanding Young Researcher Award at carbon Doxide Conference

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- October 13, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Xiaoxing Wang, an associate research professor in Penn State’s Earth and Mineral Sciences Energy Institute, received the Outstanding Young Researcher Award at the 15th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization (ICCDU), held July 17-21 in Shanghai, China.

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