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Raja V. Ramani, Emeritus Professor of Mining and GeoEnvironmental Engineering, and Emeritus George H. Jr. and Anne B. Deike Chair in Mining Engineering, was awarded the Fulbright - Nehru Distinguished Chair at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) for October 2014 to February 2015.

In its tradition of honoring high-achieving alumni, the Penn State College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) has selected Jeffrey L. Ventura, president and CEO of Range Resources Corporation as the recipient of the 2014 GEMS Alumni Achievement Award.

The EMS Energy Institute has finalized its list of fall speakers for the Energy Exchange seminar series. All seminars are from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in C213 Coal Utilization Laboratory at the EMS Energy Institute, University Park. Seminars are open to everyone.

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) is pleased to announce that Dr. Chiara Lo Prete has joined the EME faculty as an Assistant Professor of Energy Economics.

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.

Russell Johns, professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State, has published a book titled "Fundamentals of Enhanced Oil Recovery." The...

Mort Webster, associate professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering, recently came to Penn State from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He can’t say enough good things about Penn State’s diverse expertise and strong support for interdisciplinary research.

The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Joel R.

Executives at Kurtz Brothers in Clearfield have built a strong relationship over time with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP).

Monty Alger, former senior vice president of research and development (R&D) at Myriant Corp. in Woburn, Mass., has been selected as the inaugural director of the Institute for Natural Gas Research (INGaR) at Penn State. His appointment is effective May 16.