February 7, 2014
EME alumna Virginia Ciminelli (Ph.D. Mineral Processing, 1987), professor in the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
February 5, 2014
The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) is pleased to announce that Dr. Mort Webster has joined the EME faculty as an Associate Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering, with a focus on uncertainty in energy and environmental systems.
January 28, 2014
Last May, a group of 12 undergraduate students embarked on a 14-day research expedition across New Zealand exploring the country’s energy technologies and this past December wrapped up the course with group presentations of their final projects.
January 17, 2014
The Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Energy Institute Energy Exchange Seminar Series kicks off the spring semester on Jan. 22 with a presentation from Turgay Ertekin.
January 17, 2014
The Energy Land Management (ELM) option In the Energy Business and Finance (EBF) major has received accreditation from The American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).
December 6, 2013
When Spencer Bernstein (’13 B.S. EBF) and Michael Warren (’13 B.S. EBF) began working at Premiere Energy Auctions as energy consultants after graduating in May, they immediately were placed into the company’s standard training program for new hires.
November 11, 2013
A software gift to Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences by Dassault Systèmes of its GEOVIA brand Minex product will provide mining engineering researchers and students with access to real-world technology in the classroom. Penn State and Dassault Systèmes share the vision of modeling the earth with...
November 4, 2013
The Unconventional Natural Resources Consortium (UNRC) held its second technical meeting on November 4 at the EMS Energy Institute. Representatives from five companies, including member companies Hess, Chevron, and Shell as well as Penn State faculty and students were in attendance.
October 29, 2013
A team from the Penn State student chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) recently won second place in the 2013 ELECTRI International Green Energy Challenge. The competition challenged students to design a comprehensive energy retrofit proposal for an existing parking garage in their community...
October 23, 2013
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) recently honored Turgay Ertekin with SPE/AIME Honorary Membership at SPE’s annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans.