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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.
Peter Hudson recognized as "Humanitarian of the Year" by Kish Bank
Peter Hudson recognized as "Humanitarian of the Year" by Kish Bank 22 June 2018Peter Hudson, the Willaman Professor of Biology and director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, was recognized by Kish Bank with its Humanitarian of the Year Award on June 21.
Eberly College of Science promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018
Eberly College of Science promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018 19 June 2018Fourteen tenured and tenure-line faculty in the Eberly College of Science have been promoted, effective July 1.
Edward O’Brien honored with OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award
Edward O’Brien honored with OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award 29 May 2018Edward O’Brien, assistant professor of chemistry, has been selected to receive the American Chemical Society OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry for new research, which utilized computational chemistry methods to identify new mechanical forces acting on ribosomes, the molecular machines that make proteins.
Four Eberly College of Science graduate students receive Penn State awards
Four Eberly College of Science graduate students receive Penn State awards 15 May 2018Four graduate students in the Eberly College of Science were honored for their accomplishments during the annual Graduate Student Awards Luncheon.
Penn State student Paige Laughlin receives PennACE Student of the Year Award
Penn State student Paige Laughlin receives PennACE Student of the Year Award 14 May 2018Penn State undergraduate student Paige Laughlin has been selected to receive the 2017 Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers (PennACE) JoAnne Day Student of the Year Award in the technical category.
Abhay Ashtekar honored as an Evan Pugh Professor
Abhay Ashtekar honored as an Evan Pugh Professor 11 May 2018Penn State Professor of Physics Abhay Ashtekar, Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Physics and Director of the Penn State Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, has been named an Evan Pugh Professor.

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