Visiting speaker discusses energy-efficient chemical processing

Friday, October 26, 2018

Dr. Mashahiko Matsukata outlined his recent research on the development of catalyst for alkane dehydrogenation, membranes and membrane reactors using zeolites during a guest seminar at the Energy Institute. Dr. Matsukata, a professor in the department of applied chemistry at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan, touched on how zeolites can be used for a catalytic and separation process to mitigate global energy and environmental issues.

Penn State to host conference focused on geomodeling food, energy, water nexus

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

For the first time in 10 years, the Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) will be hosted in the United States. Penn State will host the 20th annual conference August 10-16, 2019 on the University Park campus. The conference will include such topics as geomathematics, geostatistics, geoinformatics and geomodeling, with a special focus on geomodeling issues at the intersection of food, water and energy. 

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.

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