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New method breaks the reciprocity of light propagation

Xingjie Ni, assistant professor of electrical engineering, has developed a novel method to break the reciprocity of light propagation, which will enable advancements in several scientific fields.
21-Jan-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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NSF grant funds research to study nature-based solutions for river restoration

Xiaofeng Liu, associate professor of civil engineering, received a $297,791 NSF grant to study how water and sediment move around nature-based solutions for river restoration.
21-Jan-2020 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Team of engineering researchers to help improve Pennsylvania's foundries

A team of Penn State engineering faculty and students is working with small-to-medium-sized foundries across Pennsylvania to aid in the transition away from using harmful silica sands in the metal casting process and to reduce costs through 3D...
8-Jan-2020 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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.
9-Dec-2019 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Artificial Cells Act More Like the Real Thing

Researchers develop protocells that better mimic living cells to help understand cell movement
9-Dec-2019 1:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers discover potential key to extremely low-friction surfaces

5-Dec-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New, slippery toilet coating provides cleaner flushing, saves water

In the Wong Laboratory for Nature Inspired Engineering, housed within the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Materials Research Institute, researchers have developed a method that dramatically reduces the amount of water needed to flush a...
17-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Aerospace engineer receives grant to make origami structures in space

Xin Ning, assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Penn State, is applying the ancient folding art of origami to reconfigurable, multifunctional materials that could be used to build structures in harsh environments, such as outer space. His...
11-Nov-2019 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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The appetite for faster, smaller, and more powerful technology has spurred incredible innovations – but it also created an overwhelming demand on the way electronic devices handle the heat they generate.This is the problem that inspires Penn State...
1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Ergonomist Serves as Research Consultant on Newest LG Smartphone

Andris Freivalds, a world-renowned expert in the field of human factors and ergonomics, helped lead a team of researchers contracted by LG during the testing of its latest smartphone release.
27-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Penn State Networking and Security Expert Discusses Voting Machine Security

28-Oct-2016 7:05 AM EDT

Lead Scientist and Program Manager for Cyber Security Collaborative Research Alliance Talks About Delta Airlines Global Computer System Outage.

8-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT

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Penn State Engineering embraces multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary education and research, and integrates component solutions into a systems perspective. With 12 departments and schools offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines and computer science, and with over 30 research centers and laboratories, we are one of the nation's leading academies of learning, discovery, and application. Our work is intertwined with industry, both at our doorstep in Pennsylvania and further afield, thus affording our students unparalleled training and employment opportunities.


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