Students in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State showcased their innovative engineering projects to fellow students, staff and faculty during the undergraduate research poster session held on Dec. 13.
Students from the Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program recently earned two awards at the 2019 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Undergraduate Student Poster Competition.
Nicole June, who is the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' student marshal for the fall 2019 undergraduate commencement ceremony, said she found numerous ways to engage in meteorology and atmospheric science research. She plans to continue that research in graduate school.
Students throughout Penn State’s STEM-based majors brought two semesters of work to life at the recent WISER/MURE/FURP undergraduate research symposium, where they presented their research and answered questions from other students, staff and faculty, many from outside of their fields.
Schreyer Scholar Rafay Nasir contributed to a research paper on cardiopulmonary bypass that was published in an international artificial organs journal.
Vittal Prabhu, professor of industrial engineering, has been named the Charles and Enid Schneider Faculty Chair of the Penn State Service Enterprise Engineering Initiative in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. Prabhu will begin this new appointment on Jan. 1, 2020.
Penn State nursing senior Kaléi Kowalchik champions research regarding the awareness and importance of palliative care in the nursing field.
Penn State alumnus Matthew Cherry was awarded best paper/presentation at a Financial Management Association meeting for his undergraduate research on the effects of 5G technology on mergers and acquisitions.
Daniel Shoemaker, a fifth-year undergraduate student studying mechanical engineering at Penn State, was awarded funding for his research as part of the Shuman Scholars program. This initiative gives students an opportunity to conduct a long-term research project during their undergraduate career in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.