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Kwadwo Osseo-Asare, distinguished professor of materials science and engineering and of energy and geo-environmental engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), was recently inducted into the Brazilian Academy of Sciences during a ceremony held in Rio de Janeiro.

Jonathan Mathews, associate professor of energy and mineral engineering, was named a 2016 Fellow by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The ACS Fellows Program recognizes members for their outstanding contributions to science and the profession, and service to the ACS community.

Getting a summer internship is a great way to gain real-world work experience. Securing an internship with the largest petroleum company in China would be even better. And that is what Penn State students got the chance to do this summer through Penn State’s Energy Business and Finance (EBF) program.

What are the odds that two Penn State professors married to each other are able to both receive Fulbright awards for consecutive semesters in the same country?

For Luis Ayala and Zuleima Karpyn, luck seemed to be on their side.

Six weeks of hard work paid off for Miguel Santana and Cintia Vasquez, two high school students who participated in the Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Summer Residential Program through the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS).

Choosing to finish a degree through Penn State World Campus was easy for Tip Stama, but he still faced hurdles during his educational journey.

Penn State’s Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) was recently named a 2016 Outstanding Student Chapter by the national SPE organization. The chapter will be recognized during a luncheon at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, held Sept. 26-28.
 

Shimin Liu, assistant professor of energy and mineral engineering at Penn State, has been named the inaugural Joseph Kreutzberger Early Career Professor in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, effective July 1.

In the U.S., approximately 60 percent of oil underground is inaccessible through conventional recovery methods, but through a new $1.3 million grant from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Russell Johns, professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering, is developing improved methods to free the once-trapped...

People rely on sunlight for heat, light, and energy every day, but three Penn State researchers believe we’re missing a valuable piece of information that sunlight itself could provide — the dynamic directions of incoming light.

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