May 22, 2013
Turgay Ertekin has been named the new head of the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) at Penn State, effective July 1.
May 15, 2013
Zuleima Karpyn, associate professor and Quentin E. and Louise L. Wood Faculty Fellow in petroleum and natural gas engineering, will serve as the interim director of the EMS Energy Institute for one year while Director Chunshan Song is on sabbatical leave. Her appointment begins July 1, 2013.
May 9, 2013
Beginning in the fall of 2013, the Penn State John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) will be offering a new energy and land management option as part of the bachelor of science degree in energy business and finance (EBF).
April 24, 2013
Last year Professor Angela Lueking was awarded a highly competitive Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship to partner with researchers at the University of Crete to study basics of hydrogen adsorption and diffusion on surfaces. The Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship is open to top non-European...
April 4, 2013
Jeffrey Brownson, assistant professor of energy and mineral engineering and materials science and engineering, presented "Power Quest: Are We Solving the Sustainable Energy Puzzle?" at a recent Research Unplugged event in downtown State College.
April 4, 2013
John Leone ('56, BS Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering) will be the alumni guest speaker at this year's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences spring commencement ceremony. Leone is CEO, chairman and owner of Bonney Forge Corporation.
March 28, 2013
Sijuola Odumabo, a graduate student in petroleum and natural gas engineering received 3rd place at the 2013 Graduate Exhibition for her poster. The poster, “Gas Flow Hindrance Fracturing Fluid Invasion in Low Permeability Sandstones,” highlights work she is doing at the EMS Energy Institute.
March 21, 2013
Two teams of Penn State undergraduate students placed among the top ten percent of finalists at the international CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge.
March 7, 2013
Bringing together one of the largest contingents of natural gas experts in the United States, Penn State has established an Institute for Natural Gas Research (INGaR), which is expected to provide much-needed study into this important form of energy.
March 5, 2013
The John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering is pleased to announce the selection of William Fustos, the former chief operating officer at East Resources, as the 2013 lecturer of the annual G. Albert Shoemaker Lecture Series in Mineral Engineering.