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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.

Student Receives Outstanding Paper Award at International Conference

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Aditi Khadilkar, a doctoral student in energy and mineral engineering, received the Outstanding Presentation Award at the 6th International Freiberg Conference on IGCC & XtL Technologies. Her paper, “Ash Agglomeration in Fluidized Bed Gasification Systems: Modeling and Experimental Studies,” was presented during the technical conference in Germany from May 19-22, 2014. Khadilkar’s advisor is Sarma Pisupati, associate professor of energy and mineral engineering.

2014 CECG Fellowship Program - Application Deadline May 12

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Center for Environmental geoChemistry and Genomics (CECG) accepts fellowship applications for Penn State undergraduate or graduate students to pursue work on research topics related to environmental chemistry and genomics during summer sessions. This is a broad request considering research areas ranging across the biological and agricultural sciences, engineering, and earth and mineral sciences. Genomics-enabled projects and projects involving substantive collaborations across research groups are particularly encouraged. We fund proposals with a 50% matching component.

Opportunity for Graduate Students with ARPA-E

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) Is Seeking New Fellows to Join Our Team!

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Cosponsors TEDxPSU

Thursday, March 6, 2014

For the second year Penn State University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society cosponsored the TEDxPSU event held on March 2 at University Park. The theme of this year's TEDxPSU was "Go Further." The event was held in Schwab Auditorium and talks were streamed live to the auditorium in the HUB Student Center. Talks will be posted soon on the TEDxPSU website.

Attention Students! Scholarship available for study in the UK

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

As part of its scholarships program, Fundación IBERDROLA has announced a new call for applications for Master’s studies in Energy and the Environment in the United Kingdom  for the 2014/15 academic year. The scholarships program is aimed at students with a Bachelor's or Master's degree and Spanish, British, or American nationality who wish to continue their specialization in academic institutions of excellence in the United Kingdom in the following knowledge areas:

Free Training Available for EMS Energy Institute's Shared Analytical Facilitates

Friday, February 7, 2014

The EMS Energy Institute maintains a suite of chromatography and spectroscopy instrumentation available to any faculty or student at the University who has a research need. The Analytical Research Group at the Institute oversees the maintenance, scheduling, and use of the equipment and provides free customized training to investigators and research groups.

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