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Re-Imagining Energy: Catching Carbon

Penn State researchers are working on new technology to capture CO2 before it gets into the atmosphere and either sequester it or use it to create new products. 

Re-Imagining Energy: Pulling It All Together

Penn State scientists, policy experts, and physical plant managers are exploring how to navigate the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources so we can get the greatest value out of the green technologies that are becoming available.

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PennTAP energy assessments provide grand slam for students and Pa. manufacturers

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program(PennTAP) and a team of undergraduates in energy engineering from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State visited BWP Bats LLC, a baseball bat manufacturer located in Brookville, Jefferson County.

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Penn State to host conference focused on geomodeling food, energy, water nexus

The Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) will be hosted Aug. 10-16, 2019 on the University Park campus.

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Pisupati elected a 2018 American Chemical Society Fellow

Sarma Pisupati, professor of energy and mineral engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) at Penn State, was elected a 2018 Fellow by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

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Energy and Mineral Engineering to host research showcase on Sept. 10

The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) will be hosting a research showcase, "Sustainability in Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering," from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10.

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Vice Provost for Global Programs Adewumi to leave Penn State

Penn State Vice Provost for Global Programs Michael Adewumi will leave the University to join the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES Abroad) as its next executive vice president for Academic Affairs, effective Jan. 2, 2019.

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Institutes of Energy and the Environment to hold food-energy-water workshop

The Institutes of Energy and the Environment has announced a food-energy-water (FEW) workshop. The purpose of the event is to build a community of practice around the Food-Energy-Water Nexus, where the sectors of food, energy and water connect. 

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Sankey first online educator named Faculty Academy Fellow

Haley Sankey, an assistant teaching professor at the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute, recently became the first World Campus faculty member selected as a fellow in the Faculty Academy for Engaged Scholarship. 

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Carbon dioxide-to-methanol process improved by catalyst

Dramatic improvements have been made to the process of converting carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, to methanol, a fuel and building block for a wide range of everyday materials, according to Penn State researchers.