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Oil and Gas Operation Researcher to study Earth's subsurface stress during oil and gas production
03/12/2019

Penn State researcher Amin Mehrabian was recently awarded a $110,000 grant from the American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund to study subsurface stress in hydrocarbon reservoirs.

Mine Rescue Competition Penn State to host Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest
03/12/2019

Penn State will host the 2019 Eastern SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration) Spring Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Penn State Snider Agricultural Arena.

Powerlines Faculty
Sloan Foundation grant looks at energy market structure for wind integration
02/27/2019

Chiara Lo Prete was awarded a $250,000 grant for early career researchers from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to examine the effectiveness of energy market structures in aggregating private information on wind production forecasts to better coordinate commitment and production decisions in electric systems.

Piwerlines Faculty
NSF grant aims to enhance resilience of U.S. electricity grids
02/06/2019

Society depends on critical infrastructures like the electricity grid, and ensuring that the power grid is able to recover rapidly from disruptions is vital.

Wind Turbines Faculty
Penn State chosen by Department of Energy to help modernize the power grid
01/24/2019

In an effort to modernize and reimagine the United States' power grid, Penn State researchers have qualified for a highly selective, innovative competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Oil Graphic Faculty
Understanding physics could lead to big gains in shale oil recovery
01/14/2019

Oil companies are missing out on vast sums of recoverable oil in unconventional reservoirs, according to Penn State experts.

Pegula Alumni
Senate confirms two trustee appointments
01/09/2019

The Pennsylvania State Senate confirmed two appointments by Gov. Tom Wolf to Penn State's Board of Trustees, including Terry Pegula. 

PRofessor Adewumi Faculty
Outgoing Vice Provost Adewumi granted emeritus status
01/09/2019

Michael Adewumi, a Penn Stater for over 30 years, has been granted "emeritus" status by University President Eric Barron.

IAMG 2019 logo Faculty
Penn State to host conference focused on geomodeling, food, energy, water nexus
01/04/2019

The deadline for interested authors to submit abstracts to the 20th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) has been extended. Short abstracts will now be due on Friday, Feb. 1.

Carol Bailey Alumni
Penn State alumna applied petroleum and natural gas degree to expansive career
12/12/2018

 When she approached college, Carol Bailey felt like her future could go anywhere. She was creative yet also had a mind of an engineer, an interest further piqued by the professions of her father and sister.