July 2015

Penn State SOLAR 2015 conference highlights advances, opportunities in solar

Think solar power, and your thoughts may turn to sunny California or Florida. But the impact of solar may be even greater in the mid-Atlantic region, where the power grid is dense and demand for electricity high -- and there’s still plenty of sun, said Penn State professor Jeffrey Brownson. Brownson is conference chair for SOLAR 2015, the national solar conference of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES).

Sanjay Srinivasan named Leone Family Chair in Energy and Mineral Engineering

Sanjay Srinivasan has been named the inaugural John and Willie Leone Family Chair in Energy and Mineral Engineering at Penn State. Srinivasan joined the faculty in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering on July 1, 2015.