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Three from Eberly College of Science named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows
Three from Eberly College of Science named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows 15 February 2018Three faculty members from the Eberly College of Science have been honored with Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships.
Keiler elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
Keiler elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology 30 January 2018Kenneth Keiler, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Aleksandra Slavkovic named associate dean for graduate education in the Eberly College of Science
Aleksandra Slavkovic named associate dean for graduate education in the Eberly College of Science 03 January 2018Slavkovic is a professor of statistics who joined Penn State in 2004. She has affiliated appointments in the Institute for CyberScience, the Department of Public Health Sciences, and the Penn State College of Medicine, and she serves on Penn State’s Clinical and Translational Sciences Director’s Council.
Runze Li Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Runze Li Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 18 December 2017Runze Li, Verne M. Willaman Professor of Statistics at Penn State, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.
Raymond Schaak Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Raymond Schaak Named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 18 December 2017Raymond Schaak, DuPont Professor of Materials Chemistry at Penn State, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.
Andrew Doberstein to Represent Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Fall Commencement 2017
Andrew Doberstein to Represent Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Fall Commencement 2017 11 December 2017Andrew Doberstein of Horsham, Pennsylvania, will be honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science during Penn State University’s fall commencement ceremonies.
Rechtsman awarded 2017 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering
Rechtsman awarded 2017 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering 17 October 2017Mikael Rechtsman, assistant professor of physics at Penn State, has been honored with a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
Sellers recognized by Schreyer Honors College for outstanding achievement and service
Sellers recognized by Schreyer Honors College for outstanding achievement and service 12 October 2017James Sellers, professor of mathematics and director of undergraduate studies in mathematics at Penn State, received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Schreyer Honors College during their annual ceremony at the Nittany Lion Inn on Oct. 5.
Terrones Elected as Fellow of the American Physical Society
Terrones Elected as Fellow of the American Physical Society 12 October 2017Mauricio Terrones, professor of physics, chemistry, and of materials science and engineering at Penn State has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
Eberly College of Science hosts four new NSF graduate researchers
05 October 2017The Eberly College of Science at Penn State is pleased to host four new National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award recipients for the 2017-18 academic year.
Buchanan awarded C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching
Buchanan awarded C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching 04 October 2017Patricia M. Buchanan, senior instructor in statistics at Penn State, has been honored with the 2017 C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Eberly College of Science Alumni Society.
Hudson awarded C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching
Hudson awarded C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching 04 October 2017Eric Hudson, associate professor of physics and associate head for diversity and equity in the Department of Physics at Penn State, has been honored with the 2017 C.I. Noll Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Eberly College of Science Alumni Society.
Penn State LIGO scientists celebrate 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
Penn State LIGO scientists celebrate 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics 03 October 2017Penn State scientists and students on the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory team (LIGO) are celebrating three LIGO leaders who have been honored today with the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Five Alumni Honored with Penn State's Outstanding Science Alumni Award
Five Alumni Honored with Penn State's Outstanding Science Alumni Award 02 October 2017The Penn State University Eberly College of Science has selected five alumni to be honored with the Outstanding Science Alumni Award for the year 2017. The award recognizes alumni who have a record of significant professional achievements in their field and who are outstanding role models for students in the college.
IceCube researcher, Philipp Eller, wins poster prize
IceCube researcher, Philipp Eller, wins poster prize 29 September 2017Philipp Eller, a postdoctoral researcher in physics at Penn State, won first prize for his poster “High-statistics and GPU-Accelerated Data Analysis” at the 18th International Workshop on Advanced Computing and Analysis Techniques in Physics Research.
Wolszczan awarded Bohdan Paczynski Medal
Wolszczan awarded Bohdan Paczynski Medal 29 September 2017Alexander Wolszczan, Evan Pugh Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at Penn State, was honored as the third laureate of the Bohdan Paczynski Medal, the highest distinction awarded by the Polish Astronomical Society.
Bryant receives D.C. White Research and Mentoring Award from the American Society for Microbiology
Bryant receives D.C. White Research and Mentoring Award from the American Society for Microbiology 14 September 2017Donald Bryant, Ernest C. Pollard Professor of Biotechnology and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State, has been awarded the 2018 D.C. White Research and Mentoring Award by the American Society for Microbiology.
Chen receives Humboldt Award
Chen receives Humboldt Award 07 September 2017Long-Qing Chen, Donald W. Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, professor of engineering science and mechanics, and professor of mathematics, Penn State, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany.
Zhu receives NSF Convergence grant
Zhu receives NSF Convergence grant 28 August 2017Jun Zhu, associate professor of physics at Penn State, has received a National Science Foundation Convergence award as part of the Growing Convergent Research at NSF portfolio. The program seeks to highlight the deep integration of multiple disciplines in order to advance scientific discovery and innovation.
Graduate student Ericka Reed awarded Gilliam Fellowship by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Graduate student Ericka Reed awarded Gilliam Fellowship by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute 16 August 2017Ericka Reed, a doctoral student in biochemistry and molecular biology, has been selected to receive the Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The fellowship is intended to prepare a diverse and highly-trained scientific workforce to be leaders in their fields.

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