Office of Student Development news archive

Materials Science Students Win Phi Kappa Phi Freshman Award at EMS Poster Exhibition

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences recently held its 2014 undergraduate poster exhibition. The exhibition is organized by the Ryan Family Student Center and showcases the variety of research among undergraduate students in the College’s five departments.

As part of this event, Phi Kappa Phi, a national honors society housed at the EMS Energy Institute, sponsored the Phi Kappa Phi Freshman Achievement Award. Sharon Miller, senior research associate at the EMS Energy Institute, is the current president for the Penn State Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.

2014 Unconventional Natural Resources Consortium Workshop

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Unconventional Natural Resources Consortium (UNRC) held its third technical meeting on November 17 at the EMS Energy Institute. Representatives from three member companies, Hess, Chevron, and Shell as well as Penn State faculty and students participated in the meeting. This year’s technical meeting included nine research presentations from seven students and one faculty member as well as several software demonstrations. The meeting provided an opportunity for researches to hear feedback about their research directly from company representatives and to discuss potential future projects.

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.

How do I get involved in undergraduate research? Five tips to follow

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

-Penn State News

Engineering student shares his experience getting involved at Penn State
 

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.

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