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Bahareh Nojabaei, a PhD student in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, has been awarded the Nico van Wingen Fellowship. Nojabaei is one of three students awarded the Wingen Fellowship which is supported by the Nico van Wingen fund of the SPE Foundation.

A Penn State World Campus student who researched energy savings for low-income households and was the first online student to enter the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ poster contest will be the college’s student marshal at the fall 2014 graduation ceremony.
 

The CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation (Foundation CMG) recently gave funds to establish a new industrial chair in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ (EMS) John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) at Penn State.

Serguei Lvov, professor of energy and mineral engineering, and materials science and engineering, has a forthcoming book titled Introduction to Electrochemical Science and Engineering.

Students studying energy engineering are as unique as the major itself. They graduate not only with an ability to understand engineering fundamentals and how those fundamentals apply to the energy challenges of today’s society but also with the skills necessary to help secure an energized future across the globe. ...

Semih Eser, professor in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Eser was one of 99 scientists selected as part of the 2014 class of ACS Fellows.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Jeffery L. Kohler, professor of mining engineering and undergraduate program chair of mining engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, has been appointed the George H. Jr. and Anne B.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Gas Flooding Joint Industry Project held its ninth annual meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Oct. 29-30. The meeting was organized by the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Energy Institute at Penn State in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin.

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.

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