Berks Research

Berks center supports spotted lanternfly research

It all began when Penn State Berks Professor Michael Fidanza was approached in 2018 by researchers from the College of Agriculture Sciences who needed a site to conduct a preliminary investigation on the biology and life cycle of the spotted lanternfly.

'Keeping pace' with technology

Praveen Veerabhadrappa, assistant professor of kinesiology at Penn State Berks, along with several recent graduates, just completed an important physical exercise study verifying the accuracy of the Apple Watch 1 in recording steps during walking and jogging.

Saint-Fort receives Fulbright award

Penn State Berks alumna Launick Saint-Fort recently received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Luxembourg in Public Health from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Trimatis selected for The Great Social Enterprise Pitch

A team from Penn State Berks has been selected as one of 10 finalists in the Great Social Enterprise Pitch, an idea incubator and business plan competition for concepts that use a business model and revenues to have a positive social or environmental impact. The student-faculty team, Trimatis, recycles plastic waste for use in 3-D printing. Working with the Langan LaunchBox, they were able to develop their business plans

Campus Cars: A dream realized for Berks student

Penn State Berks junior Jovan Tate has launched a pilot program for his fledgling company, Campus Cars Inc., created to bring car sharing to fellow students at Penn State Berks who do not have access to their own vehicles. He gained valuable assistance and advice through the Langan LaunchBox, an incubation hub funded by the Invent Penn State initiative.