With families stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, the need for quality online resources to help fill the time has skyrocketed. But don’t fret — Penn State’s Center for Nanoscale Science has just launched Mission: Materials Science.
Alex Molina, a fourth-year doctoral student in materials science and engineering, was recently named a Sloan Scholar.
Two Penn State professors have been named Evan Pugh Professors, an elite and prestigious distinction conferred by the University on only 73 faculty members since the establishment of the designation in 1960.
Katelyn A. Kirchner, materials science and engineering major, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, took first place in the Penn State University Libraries and the Schreyer Honors College ninth annual Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award for “Beyond the Average: A Statistical Investigation of Fluctuations in Glass-Forming Systems."
The next generation of solar cells, made from flexible, wearable material, may soon charge our devices on the go, or provide critical electricity when other power sources are not available, like during a natural disaster.
Adam Bolotsky, a doctoral student in materials science and engineering, was awarded the Penn State Alumni Association Scholarship for Penn State Alumni in the Graduate School from the Graduate School.
Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences recognized exceptional students and faculty for their academic excellence, service and leadership during its annual Wilson Awards Presentation, held virtually on Sunday, April 26.
Tom Nigl, doctoral candidate in materials science and engineering (MatSE) at Penn State, was awarded the Intercollege Graduate Student Outreach Achievement Award from the Graduate School for outreach efforts that promote science within society.
Two projects involving MatSE professors are included in the new Penn State research projects that have been funded by Institute for Computational and Data Sciences seed grants, in conjunction with supplemental funding from the colleges of Arts and Architecture, Earth and Mineral Sciences; Information Sciences and Technology; Education; and Engineering.
In retirement, Penn State Professor Gary Messing hasn’t moved far at all from a material that’s defined his 40-year career. He’s just seeing it from a different point of view.