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A wearable gas sensor for health and environmental monitoring

1/15/2020

A highly sensitive, wearable gas sensor for environmental and human health monitoring may soon become commercially available, according to researchers at Penn State and Northeastern University.

Penn State nominates four for Goldwater Scholarship

1/15/2020

The Penn State University Fellowships Office announced the names of the four undergraduate students that are the University's nominees to the 2020 Goldwater Scholarship, an award for U.S. undergraduates interested in pursuing careers in research.

Chemical engineering student chapter recognized by national organization

12/20/2019

The Penn State American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) student chapter received an Outstanding Student Chapter Award on Nov. 10 at the 2019 AIChE Student Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Design thinking and resiliency course builds confidence in engineering skills

12/19/2019

As equity and inclusion become increasingly important in engineering programs across the nation, offerings that expose students to challenging experiences designed to increase self-awareness, confidence and engineering skills are needed more than ever.

Engineering students present final projects at Capstone Design Project Showcase

12/18/2019

After a semester of hard work, senior engineering students presented their capstone design projects at the fall 2019 College of Engineering Capstone Design Project Showcase on Dec. 12 at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Researchers optimize additive manufacturing on a molecular level

12/17/2019

As the complexity and applications of additive manufacturing increase, Penn State researchers are digging down to the smallest scales to optimize the technology on a molecular level.

Chemical engineering undergraduate students earn national poster awards

12/16/2019

Students from the Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program earned two awards at the 2019 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Undergraduate Student Poster Competition.

Chemical engineering names 2019 Early Career Alumni Recognition Award recipient

12/13/2019

Kelly Irvin has been named the 2019 Early Career Alumni Recognition Award recipient by the Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering.

Chemical engineering professor receives nanoscale science and engineering award

12/11/2019

Kristen Fichthorn, Penn State Merrell Fenske Professor of Chemical Engineering and professor of physics, recently received the 2019 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Chemical engineering professor receives nanoscale science and engineering award

12/11/2019

Kristen Fichthorn, Penn State Merrell Fenske Professor of Chemical Engineering and professor of physics, recently received the 2019 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Engineering professor named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

12/11/2019

Chao-Yang Wang, William E. Diefenderfer Chair of Mechanical Engineering, professor of chemical engineering and professor of materials science and engineering at Penn State, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Novel polymer to increase energy density, stability of lithium ion batteries

12/9/2019

Penn State researchers have developed a novel method that could enable the widespread use of silicon-based anodes, which allow electricity to enter a device, in rechargeable lithium ion batteries.

Directional control of self-propelled protocells: The future of drug delivery?

12/3/2019

Synthetic protocells can be made to move toward and away from chemical signals, an important step for the development of new drug-delivery systems that could target specific locations in the body.

Planned expansion to keep College of Engineering on leading edge

12/3/2019

Design work is progressing for the first stage of a proposed, decade-long, multi-phase plan that will transform the Penn State College of Engineering and its footprint on the University Park campus.

Penn State engineering alumnus, benefactor remembered

11/27/2019

Harvey F. Brush, 99, alumnus and longtime Penn State benefactor, died on July 12, 2019. Brush, who earned his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 1942, contributed more than $2 million to the College of Engineering and the College of Education over the years.

Engineering faculty members named 2019 Highly Cited Researchers

11/19/2019

The newly released Web of Science Group 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list features four Penn State College of Engineering faculty members.

Study aims to identify engineering leadership styles

11/18/2019

Engineers are known for their expertise in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). By applying their STEM knowledge to solve complex problems, engineers find innovative answers to some of the world’s most puzzling questions. While their technical expertise is extraordinary, some engineers may lack the necessary leadership training needed to excel in industry.

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