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MRI provides leadership both at Penn State and in the materials community worldwide, coordinating materials-related activities, maintaining core and shared facilities, training students, and fostering collegial exchanges of expertise.
This summer, senior at Goucher College in Baltimore Phoebe Yeoh spent ten weeks finding out what it would be like to work in a large research group like that of Professor Susan Trolier-McKinstry's on a project that may someday take her research into space.
The Millennium Café is a weekly dialogue catalyzed by coffee, snacks and two diverse research presentations (<10 min) involving students, faculty, and staff. The Café is free for students, faculty, staff, and the public.
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Every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.
Revealing Hidden Secrets of Renaissance Art Using Imaging Mass Spectrometry
Hua Tian | Winograd Group
From Materials to Devices: Model-Based Dynamic Systems Engineering
Chris Rahn | Mechanical Engineering
September 29, 2014 - A little change in temperature makes a big difference for growing a new generation of hybrid atomic-layer structures, according to scientists at Rice University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University and Pennsylvania State University.
September 30, 2014 - Through the National Science Foundation’s Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program, Penn State has been awarded $4 million over the next four years to lead two teams of investigators and support members of a third team in the new field of 2D crystals and layered materials.
Summer 2014 Issue:
Focus on Materials is the research bulletin of the Materials Research Institute and the faculty, students, and industrial partners engaged in materials research at Penn State. In this publication, you will find a range of informative stories on developments in electronic, optical and bio/medical materials, as well as energy, nanotechnology, and the environment.