College of Earth and Mineral Sciences news

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences edition
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Graphene made with lasers for wearable health devices
-- Dual grants totaling $2.25 million help students take a byte out of data science
-- Task force created to significantly reduce Penn State's carbon emissions
-- Penn State joins Big Ten institutions for One Big Week
-- Call for researchers to participate in health, built environment workshop series

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STORIES:

Graphene made with lasers for wearable health devices
Graphene, hexagonally arranged carbon atoms in a single layer with superior pliability and high conductivity, could advance flexible electronics, according to a Penn State-led international research team, which recently published two studies that could inform research and development of future motion detection, tactile sensing and health monitoring devices.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Y3bcBDVP
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Dual grants totaling $2.25 million help students take a byte out of data science
Rebecca Napolitano, assistant professor of architectural engineering, leads two teams that recently received two grants: a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation through the Harnessing the Data Revolution solicitation program, and a $750,000 grant from the United States Department of Energy.

https://news.psu.edu/link/ZmhmzCFJ
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Task force created to significantly reduce Penn State's carbon emissions
A Carbon Emissions Reduction Task Force has been created to reconsider Penn State's greenhouse gas emissions goal with a view toward setting a more aggressive target as well as a revised timeframe.

https://news.psu.edu/link/1Z7yfgfX
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Penn State joins Big Ten institutions for One Big Week
This fall, Penn State will join its Big Ten institutional partners for One Big Week, a seven-day event that challenges university communities to channel school pride into student support.

https://news.psu.edu/link/2_6YYhdq
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Call for researchers to participate in health, built environment workshop series
Researchers are invited to register for a workshop series focusing on health and the built environment and express their interest in building an interdisciplinary team around the research area.

https://news.psu.edu/link/kK2Jky1f

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