Spinning nanoparticles image

By Mariah R. Lucas

Self-propelled nanoparticles could potentially advance drug delivery and lab-on-a-chip systems — but they are…

3D image of biofilm reconstruction

By Adrienne Berard

Dental plaque, gut bacteria and the slippery sheen on river rocks are all examples of biofilms,…

collage of six people with awards, four male and two female

By Jamie Oberdick

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Six Penn State materials researchers have received the 2023 Rustum and Della Roy…

Congratulations to Seng Huat (Sam) Lee who received the 2023 Rustum and Della Roy Innovation in Materials Research Award for Research…

Replace 3D printing plastics

By Jeff Mulhollem

USDA grant to fund Penn State researchers developing new and sustainable materials from…

QAH Insulator Switch diagram

For the first time, researchers demonstrate how to electronically alter the direction of electron flow in promising materials…

Solar Cell Material image

By Matthew Carroll

Next-generation solar materials are cheaper and more sustainable to produce than traditional silicon solar…