Researchers in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering recently received a $389,919 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate, explore and innovate new flying mechanisms for micro air vehicles to better mimic the performance and agility of flying animals.
Penn State and National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) have announced the awardees for the 2019 Joint Collaboration Development Fund. Seven projects were chosen for funding, in a variety of disciplines, from math education to geosciences to information sciences and technology.
Penn State's Institute for CyberScience has awarded $367,632 in seed funding for projects designed to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to assist the public good. The grants support projects in 20 different departments and units, 10 colleges and three institutes.
A group of 18 Berks Criminal Justice students and faculty members recently spent a week visiting Amsterdam and The Hague to learn about how illicit drug policies of the Netherlands differ from those of the United States.
The eighth annual Losoncy Lecture in Physics and Astronomy will be presented by Robert Forrey, distinguished professor of physics at Penn State Berks. Forrey will present “Short Stories in Theoretical Physics Research,” which will cover topics from the 2019 prize he received from the American Physical Society. The lecture will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in the Perkins Student Center Auditorium.
A team of Penn State Berks faculty members received VentureWell’s Faculty Grant in the amount of $14,394 for the project titled “Cross Pollination of STEM Courses to Sustain Entrepreneur teams’ Disruptive-technology Solutions (STEM Seeds).”
Mahdi Nasereddin, associate professor of information sciences and technology at Penn State Berks, was recently named the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) Statewide Faculty Member of the Year.