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Nhi 'Titi' Tran to represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as student marshal at fall commencement 2018
Nhi 'Titi' Tran to represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as student marshal at fall commencement 2018 13 December 2018Nhi "Titi” Tran of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, will be honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science during Penn State University’s summer commencement ceremonies on Saturday, December 15, 2018, on the University Park campus.
Training grant supports graduate students studying gene regulation
Training grant supports graduate students studying gene regulation 03 December 2018A new $2.4 million-dollar program to train graduate students in the area of eukaryotic gene regulation (EGR) has been established at Penn State.
Katriona Shea Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Katriona Shea Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 27 November 2018Katriona Shea, professor of biology and Alumni Professor in the Biological Sciences has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize
Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize 23 October 2018Abhay Ashtekar, Evan Pugh Professor of Physics, Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Physics, and Director of the Penn State Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, has been honored with the Einstein Prize from the American Physical Society.
Three Penn State researchers awarded research grants by the Kaufman Foundation
Three Penn State researchers awarded research grants by the Kaufman Foundation 23 October 2018The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation has selected three Penn State researchers to receive scientific grants: Jun Zhu, Chaoxing Liu, and Joseph Cotruvo, Jr.
Babu honored with Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research
Babu honored with Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research 18 October 2018G. Jogesh Babu, Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Director of the Center for Astrostatistics at Penn State is the 2018 winner of the Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research.
Hunter named Teaching and Learning with Technology Faculty Fellow
Hunter named Teaching and Learning with Technology Faculty Fellow 15 October 2018David Hunter, professor and director of online learning in the Department of Statistics, has been named a Penn State Teaching and Learning with Technology Faculty Fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year.
New NSF-funded ultrafast microscopy laboratory to support research of 2D materials
New NSF-funded ultrafast microscopy laboratory to support research of 2D materials 15 October 2018The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.4 million to a team of Penn State scientists led by John Asbury, associated professor of chemistry, to develop a new laboratory at Penn State with ultra-fast microscopes that will provide a high-resolution look at two-dimensional materials.
NSF grant to promote student success in STEM: Eberly College of Science awarded $1 million to expand programs across multiple Penn State campuses
11 October 2018The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1 million to the Eberly College of Science at Penn State as part of its Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM).
Four Alumni Honored with Penn State’s Outstanding Science Alumni Award
Four Alumni Honored with Penn State’s Outstanding Science Alumni Award 11 October 2018The Penn State Eberly College of Science has selected four alumni to be honored with the Outstanding Science Alumni Award for 2018: Fred Allendorf ’71 B.S. Zoology; Nick Hartman ’03 B.S. Chemistry; Alexandra Heerdt ’85 B.S. Science; and Danielle Pasqualone ’90 B.S. Molecular and Cell Biology.
Girirajan awarded C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching
Girirajan awarded C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching 10 October 2018Santhosh Girirajan, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and of anthropology at Penn State, has been honored with the 2018 C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Eberly College of Science Alumni Society.
Palma awarded C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching
Palma awarded C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching 10 October 2018Chris Palma, teaching professor of astronomy and astrophysics, has been honored with the 2018 C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Eberly College of Science Alumni Society.
Axtell awarded the Masatoshi Nei Innovation Prize in Biology
Axtell awarded the Masatoshi Nei Innovation Prize in Biology 08 October 2018Michael J. Axtell, professor of biology at Penn State, has been awarded the Masatoshi Nei Innovation Prize in Biology.
Hong Ma named associate dean for research and innovation in the Eberly College of Science
Hong Ma named associate dean for research and innovation in the Eberly College of Science 02 October 2018Hong Ma, professor of biology and Huck Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Molecular Biology at Penn State, has been selected as the new associate dean for research and innovation in the Eberly College of Science.
Mark Levi named interim head of Department of Mathematics
Mark Levi named interim head of Department of Mathematics 01 October 2018Mark Levi, professor of mathematics, has been named the interim head of the Department of Mathematics, effective July 1, 2018.
Lab Bench to Commercialization 2018–19 grant recipients announced
25 September 2018Three faculty members will receive $75,000 each toward commercializing intellectual property
Philip Bevilacqua named head of Department of Chemistry
Philip Bevilacqua named head of Department of Chemistry 24 September 2018Philip Bevilacqua, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been named the new head of the Department of Chemistry.
Andrew Read named director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Andrew Read named director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences 20 September 2018Andrew Read has been appointed director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State effective January 1, 2019. Read is an Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology, Eberly Professor of Biotechnology and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics.
Wendy Hanna-Rose named head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Wendy Hanna-Rose named head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 14 August 2018Wendy Hanna-Rose, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, has been named the new head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Researchers' paper on complex networks honored as milestone contribution
Researchers' paper on complex networks honored as milestone contribution 10 August 2018A research paper authored by three Penn State researchers has been honored by the prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journal Physical Review E (PRE).

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