Two students received the Peter T. Luckie Undergraduate Research Award as part of the 2013 Undergraduate Research Exhibition. Jordanna Lemba received the award for excellence in research in behavioral and social science, and Breecher Hartley Watson received the award for excellence in research in engineering and physical science. These students were joined by 170 entries from undergraduate students from all Penn State campuses.
The Peter T. Luckie Award is sponsored by the Penn State Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. The award was started in 2008 to honor Peter Luckie, Professor Emeritus in mineral processing. He served as the Phi Kappa Phi chapter president for 10 years. The award is presented to top juniors at the Undergraduate Research Exhibition. Sharon Miller, senior research associate at the EMS Energy Institute, is the current chapter president.