Penn State Research News for Industry
The Industrial Research Office (IRO) and the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) will cease to be standalone offices at Penn State; instead they have merged to form a new Office of Technology Management (OTM).
Posted: Jul 11, 2011
A new industry-led initiative to promote in-state use of Marcellus Shale natural gas by developing a system to recover waste heat from electricity was announced June 30 at the Natural Gas Utilization Workshop at Penn State.
Posted: Jul 06, 2011
When NASA’s final space shuttle mission begins on Friday, so will an experiment on bone density by researchers in the Penn State College of Medicine.
Metamaterial technology is set to transform the performance of spacecraft antennas by offering reduced weight and lower cost, according to researchers at Penn State who are partnering with a team from Lockheed Martin.
Penn State Professor T. C. Mike Chung, who has a vast background in polymer chemistry, has developed a new technology for oil recovery and cleanup.
A Penn State research team has launched a "discovery watershed" approach to improve local water quality in ways that ultimately restore the Chesapeake Bay and its ecosystem.
Mike Hickner, Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Penn State, works with a team of researchers to develop technology related to alternative energy systems and next-generation polymers for water purification.
Posted: Jun 24, 2011
The Penn State Smeal College of Business is ranked 15th among all U.S. and international business schools and fourth among publicly supported schools for scholarly research output, according to data from the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).
Students from Penn State won fourth place and brought home a number of other awards at the EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge competition, held in Milford, Mich., and Washington, D.C.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the project brings together researchers, educators, entrepreneurs and community leaders from a 12-state region to shed light on how the food system can better serve all Americans.
Penn State won a $27.3 million, five-year award from the National Institutes of Health designed to accelerate the translation of scientific discovery into methods for improving public health.
Armstrong Process Group (APG) is contributing software and content to support research and educational initiatives in the college’s Center for Enterprise Architecture.
Penn State's new ReDi Index is poised to become the worldwide barometer of zero-waste efforts, in a similar manner to LEED measurement and certification for the green building industry, but on a universal scale.
From Keystone Edge: Doug Werner, head of Penn State's Computational Electromagnetics and Antennas Research Lab, is partnering with Lockheed Martin to develop an advanced antenna for communications satellites.
Penn State researchers have released a Web-based tool that they hope will help enhance their understanding of this invasive insect pest.
Three researchers in the College of Agricultural Sciences were awarded more than $2.8 million in Sustainable Bioenergy Grants.
Posted: Apr 21, 2011
With Penn State leading the conference, the Big Ten has surpassed the Ivy League for the first time as the top athletic conference in the U.S. EPA College and University Green Power Challenge.
This Penn State technology, invented by T.C. "Mike" Chung, is a polyolefin foam composition that has super-absorbent properties that effectively transform an oil spill in the natural environment, such as an ocean oil-spill, into a soft solid oil-containing gel.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has collaborated with The Pennsylvania State University to develop a breakthrough material that can significantly improve the performance of spacecraft antennas.
Bruce Logan, Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering, points out that microbial fuel cells offer the possibility of a clean, renewable source of energy. He's already successfully field-tested the process of using bacteria to extract energy from wastewater