Awards and Announcements

  • Date Posted: 04/25/17
    April 24, 2017 [Read the article on Penn State News] UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Thirteen graduate students received the Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Award, Distinguished Doctoral Scholar Medal, in recognition of their outstanding professional accomplishment and achievement in scholarly research in any of the...
  • Date Posted: 04/21/17
    Katy Gerace, undergraduate, Materials Science and Engineering (MATse), won first place in the Technology and Engineering oral presentation category at the 2017 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) held recently in Washington, D.C. The ERN Conference in STEM is...
  • Ece Alat
    Date Posted: 04/20/17
    April 18, 2017 [Penn State News] Five graduate students in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences were recognized for their research and presentation skills during the 32nd annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 24 and 26 on Penn State's University Park campus. Xiong Lei, graduate student in the petroleum and natural gas...
  • Katina Bartley-Posney We Are
    Date Posted: 04/13/17
    April 12, 2017 [Read the article on Penn State News] This week, we recognize six Penn Staters who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Do you know someone who deserves a shout-out? If you do, consider taking a minute to nominate that person by filling out a short online form. This week, it...
  • Zakaria Y. Al Balushi
    Date Posted: 03/01/17
    Zakaria Y. Al Balushi, Alfred P. Sloan Scholar, was the recipient of the MRS Graduate Student Gold Award at the 2016 MRS fall meeting. From quantum dots to thin films, group-III nitrides (AlN, GaN, and InN) are considered one of the most technologically important classes of materials since the discovery of silicon. They were key to...