July 17th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers at Penn State University have developed a self-heating and self-charging lithium-ion battery that can charge itself in 15 minutes at temperatures as low as -45 degrees F. Their technology could speed up adoption of electric vehicles.
October 17th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Researchers from Penn State University have developed a flexible optical fiber that can deliver light into the body for diagnosing disease or viewing tissue damage. It is also biodegradable, offering a number of applications for the medical industry.
September 29th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Penn State University (State College, Pa.) researchers announced they’ve developed a new technology called cold sintering process that can make a ceramic material faster than it takes to bake a pizza and at lower temperatures
August 30th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers continue to make strides in the mission to commercialize graphene so the advanced material can be put to work in real-world ways. Check out these three graphene-related research developments generating buzz this week.
March 8th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
A new Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program funded by the National Science Foundation made its first awards to Penn State University and Cornell University to significantly accelerate materials research and development.
August 26th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS announces the organization's 2015 Distinguished Life Members: David J. Green, Martin P. Harmer, and Rishi Raj. The September ACerS Bulletin features a two-page spread on the honorees and gives readers a glimpse into the careers and contributions made by these individuals to the ceramic and glass profession.
March 11th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The National Science Foundation is providing $830,000 for the creation of the a new Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (CDP), which will be co-located at Penn State University and North Carolina State University
March 7th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
New research from Penn State’s School of Business suggests that when it comes to the workplace, the expertise of women working in the science and engineering fields is often underutilized
July 2nd, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Sound waves precisely position nanowires Researchers at Penn State University are using sound waves to position nanowires in repeatable patterns …
March 19th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Bio for nano: Engineers work to create new biomaterials with energy technology applications University of Delaware materials science professors Darrin …