Awards and Announcements

  • Collin Smyth, a senior majoring in materials science and engineering, won first place in the 2016 College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Undergraduate Poster Exhibition for a poster based on his own research exploring the volatility of nuclear waste glass. The poster, “Single-Pass Flow-Through Corrosion of Calcium Aluminosilicate Glass Powder,” was completed with the help of adviser Carlo Pantano.  Image: David Kubarek / Penn State
    Date Posted: 12/15/16
    David Kubarek  December 14, 2016 [Full article on Penn State News] UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Collin Smyth shined with a $500 first place finish for his poster titled “Single-Pass Flow-Through Corrosion of Calcium Aluminosilicate Glass Powder” at the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ (EMS) fifth annual...
  • Qi Li
    Date Posted: 11/01/16
    Qi Li, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Qing Wang’s research group at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is a recipient of the MRS Postdoctoral Award. This award recognizes postdoctoral scholars who are showing exceptional promise during their postdoc assignment. Li’s research focuses on novel polymer-based...
  • Date Posted: 10/03/16
    Zi-Kui Liu, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University (USA), was the winner of the 2015 LiXun Lecture Award, visited Metals Institute from Sep. 18 to 21 to carry out cooperation and exchange. During the visit, Professor Zi-Kui Liu gave a presentation entitled "Computational...
  • Scott Henninger
    Date Posted: 08/25/16
    The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences’ Staff Advisory Committee (SAC) would like to congratulate Scott Henninger, the August recipient of the Rock In Role Award. He has been chosen because of his dedication to the Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MatSE), while coordinating the moves into the newly...
  • Jacob Cordell
    Date Posted: 06/21/16
    Alison Kuznitz [Read the article on Penn State News] June 17, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Andrea Sylvia Biscoveanu and Jacob Cordell have been awarded the Astronaut Scholarship for the 2016-17 academic year, bringing the total number of Penn State recipients to 26 in the history of this prestigious honor.  The Astronaut...