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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).
Jon McKellar to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Summer Commencement 2018
Jon McKellar to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Summer Commencement 2018 06 August 2018Jon McKellar of Exton, Pennsylvania, will be honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science during Penn State University’s summer commencement ceremonies on Saturday, August 11, 2018, on the University Park campus.
Luiz de Viveiros to receive Department of Energy Early Career Research Program funding
Luiz de Viveiros to receive Department of Energy Early Career Research Program funding 31 July 2018Luiz de Viveiros, assistant professor of physics, has been selected to receive funding for his research as part of the Department of Energy's Early Career Research Program.
Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation funding renewed
Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation funding renewed 27 July 2018The Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (CLSF), an Energy Frontiers Research Center (EFRC) led by Penn State scientists, has once again had its funding renewed by the DOE for an additional four years.
Dawson honored with Powe Award
Dawson honored with Powe Award 10 July 2018Rebekah Dawson, assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State, has been awarded the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award by Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Murali Haran named head of Department of Statistics
Murali Haran named head of Department of Statistics 09 July 2018Murali Haran, professor of statistics, has been named the new head of the Department of Statistics, effective July 1, 2018.
Eberly College of Science fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018
Eberly College of Science fixed-term faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2018 26 June 2018Nineteen fixed-term faculty members in the Eberly College of Science have been promoted, effective July 1.

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