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Challenge Accepted: Penn State chosen by Department of Energy to help modernize the nation’s power grid

1/23/2019

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.

Leung to innovate undergrad labs, enrich student experience

1/17/2019

Siu Ling "Pansy" Leung has joined the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering as the director of undergraduate laboratories and assistant teaching professor of mechanical engineering.

Toward a culture of equity and inclusion

1/16/2019

University leadership, community continue to reach toward diversity goals outlined in strategic plan

Toward a culture of equity and inclusion

1/16/2019

University leadership, community continue to reach toward diversity goals outlined in strategic plan

Mechanical engineering professor to advance additive manufacturing materials research

1/15/2019

A uniquely trained engineer, with degrees in chemical, aerospace, materials science, and mechanical engineering and significant industry experience, Amrita Basak said, “I always knew I wanted to develop state-of-the-art technologies, but I never really limited myself to what kind of technology it would be.”

NSF CAREER Award to shed light on graduate student experiences

1/10/2019

Emboldened by a new National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, Catherine Berdanier, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, seeks to understand the unique experiences and obstacles that engineering doctoral students face.

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