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NSF grant aims to enhance resilience of U.S. electricity grids
02/05/2019

Society depends on critical infrastructures like the electricity grid, and ensuring that the power grid is able to recover rapidly from disruptions is vital. Researchers from Penn State and the University of Washington have been awarded a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study economic mechanisms for grid resilience against extreme events and natural gas disruptions.


Marone awarded Louis Nèel Medal by European Geosciences Union
01/30/2019

Chris Marone has been selected to receive the European Geosciences Union’s 2019 Louis Néel Medal. The medal is awarded to individuals in recognition of outstanding achievements in rock magnetism, rock physics and geomaterials.


Penn State chosen by Department of Energy to help modernize the power grid
01/24/2019

In an effort to modernize and reimagine the United States' power grid, Penn State researchers have qualified for a highly selective, innovative competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.


Understanding physics could lead to big gains in shale oil recovery
01/14/2019

Oil companies are missing out on vast sums of recoverable oil in unconventional reservoirs, according to Penn State experts.


Caitlin Ting appointed interim director of University Fellowships Office
08/08/2017

Dr. Caitlin Ting has been named the interim director of the University Fellowships Office (UFO), effective May 8.

Ting said her academic journey at Penn State has followed a common thread: aiding undergraduate students.


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