Penn State Research News
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the ISBM has More Than 70 Member Firms. The mission of ISBM is to expand research and teaching in business-to-business marketing and sales in academia, and improve the practice of business-to-business marketing and sales in industry.
The Energy Innovation Forum, held at Penn State on October 23, allowed 19 Pennsylvania companies to present their energy technologies, products, and core competencies to corporate leaders.
The Smart Systems for Scenarios Simulation and Response (S4R) initiative will significantly improve the ability of analysts to understand the nature of homeland security threats, model the physical-to-social impacts, and explore the mitigation effects of various decisions and reactions.
Plans were recently announced for a celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of the Penn State industrial engineering department. A series of activities and events to commemorate the centennial are scheduled for April 3 - 4, 2009.
We value all of our partnerships and want to expand and provide even more solutions and problem solving expertise to current and new industrial partners. In fact, we facilitated 164 projects with 44 companies in FY 2008, amounting to $18.7 million in industry-sponsored research.
Dr. Ali Memari, Associate Professor in the Department of Architectural Engineering, is developing a new type of wall system that is transparent for increased daylight benefits.
The IEC conducts interdisciplinary research, knowledge transfer and outreach activities to support the development of indoor environments that are more safe, more thermally, visually and acoustically comfortable, and that minimize the use of energy and other resources.
Anumba's research focuses on the use of communication and information technologies to advance the field of construction engineering, as well as solve problems within design and construction.
Pratt & Whitney was particularly interested in five areas of strength at Penn State: aero-heat transfer related to gas turbine airfoils, gearboxes, acoustics, combustion, and advanced materials and coatings.
One goal of the high performance building research is to work with companies to create buildings that have zero nonrenewable energy consumption, or net zero energy.
Nanofabrication Laboratory at Penn State - One of 13 university partners of the NSF-funded National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN). The nanofabrication facilities are available to any company or business that has a need.
The Industrial Research Office developed a partnership with MSA, Mine Safety Appliance Company, leading to a master research agreement in which multiple project orders can be issued.
The Learning Factory - The Learning Factory is one of several facilities at Penn State that enable engineering students to gain real-world experience by working with industry sponsors.
The CIDD is a "virtual" center that brings together a wide variety of disciplines to partner and innovate in the area of infections disease research
A pioneer in DNA sequencing of animal and human pathogens, Dr. Vivek Kapur comes to Penn State as the new head of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.
Strategic five-year research alliance that focuses on coal conversion technologies to develop cleaner, alternative energy sources.
The construction of two new buildings is expanding Innovation Park at Penn State by 148,000 additional square feet.
The Center for Sustainability refines education and research in green design architecture and engineering, hybrid energy systems, food security, and natural wastewater treatment.
A look at Dr. Domenic Santavicca, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and his new Center for Advanced Power Generation.
The Industrial Research Office helped to facilitate a research partnership between Bayer MaterialScience, LLC and Dr. Evangelos Manias of Penn State.