Noel Chris Giebink, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, was recently awarded a grant through Air Force’s Young Investigator Research Program. The program is open to scientists and engineers at research institutions across the United States who received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees in the last five years and who show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research. The objective of this program is to foster creative basic research in science and engineering, enhance early career development of outstanding young investigators, and increase opportunities for the young investigators to recognize the Air Force mission and the related challenges in science and engineering.
The research of W. L. Weiss Chair Professor Mohsen Kavehrad and his Center on Optical Wireless Applications (COWA)was showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. See here for more information and to read the entire article. Also click here to view the COWA website for more information on the center.
The research of Professor Suman Datta and his research team was recently highlighted in the Penn State News. Click here to read the whole Professor Datta article titled "Low-power Tunneling Transistor for High-Performance Devices Feasible"
The research work presented by EE graduate student, Caitano da Silva, at the Fall 2013 meeting of the American Geophysical Union that was held in December 2013 in San Francisco, CA, received an outstanding student paper award. da Silva's work is devoted to model interpretation of formation of long lightning leaders in the Earth's atmosphere. His full length paper on this subject has recently been accepted for publication in the Journal of Geophysical Research. da Silva is working on his Ph.D. degree in Professor Victor Pasko's research group.