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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.

A team from the Penn State student chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has once again entered the annual ELECTRI International Green Energy Challenge.

A group of Penn State energy engineering students recently teamed with the University’s Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) to conduct on-site energy audits for two Pennsylvania businesses as part of a senior research project.

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) held its 143rd Annual Meeting and Exhibit from February 23 to 26 in Salt Lake City, Utah, with the theme “Leadership in Uncertain Times.” The annual meeting hosted 6,722 attendees from all 50 states and several other countries, including 22 students from Penn...

Edward L. Doheny II, president and CEO of Joy Global Inc., will be presenting this year’s Penn State G. Albert Shoemaker Lecture in Mineral Engineering on Friday, April 25. His lecture, titled “Our Vision for Mining's Future,” will focus on advances in mining technologies that could change mining in the future.

Undergraduate mining engineering students Linzhe Cai, Kyle Olivio, and Matthew Ulizio have been awarded scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year from The Woman's Auxiliary to the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Inc.

Aditi Khadilkar, doctoral student in energy and mineral engineering, was awarded third place in the engineering category of the 2014 Penn State Graduate Exhibition for her poster titled, Modeling agglomerate growth in fluidized bed combustion and gasification systems. The annual Graduate...

Luke Slagel, bachelor's degree student in energy business and finance (EBF), has been selected to receive an American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) scholarship award for the 2014-15 academic year.

Corporate-funded, academic research is more accessible and more accessed than people think, according to a new research paper co-authored by Penn State assistant professor Zhen Lei. The paper was recently published by the journal Nature.