Data analytics graduate students Harsh Anand, Atharva Mungee and Rahul Sharma won first place at the Wawa-HCL hackathon, their first hackathon in the United States. The group's models were able to predict Wawa sales data with 90 to 93 percent accuracy.
Data analytics graduate students Scott Clayman and Devendra Jaiswal worked with Mohamad Darayi, assistant professor of systems engineering, on his research on Pennsylvania’s freight transportation infrastructure resilience, and presented their findings at the annual INFORMS conference.
Penn State World Campus is recognized in six top-10 rankings of U.S. News and World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs. U.S. News also ranked Penn State World Campus in six categories of its Best Online Programs for Veterans lists.
Penn State Go, the official all-in-one mobile app, is available to download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Penn State Go delivers single sign-on access to features including Canvas, Penn State email, shuttle bus tracking, campus maps, grades, class schedules, tuition bills via LionPATH, LionCash+, library services, Starfish academic advising, and more.
Aaron Bertelsen, vegetable gardener for the Great Dixter House and Gardens in the United Kingdom, will share his expert advice for growing fruit and vegetables in containers at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Penn State Great Valley.
Launching on Feb. 3, the Penn State Community Survey is an opportunity for all students, faculty and staff members at Penn State's campuses to provide confidential feedback on their experiences and perspectives related to community, diversity and inclusion. Emails with unique survey links will be sent to students, faculty and staff on Feb. 3.
On Feb. 3, all students, faculty and staff members at every Penn State campus location will receive an email to take the Penn State Community Survey to share their attitudes and experiences of community, diversity and inclusion at Penn State. Every 100 survey takers will have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.
Kathryn W. Jablokow, professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering and associate chief academic officer at Penn State Great Valley, is headed to Alexandria, Virginia, for a two-year term as program director for the National Science Foundation's Engineering Design and Systems Engineering program in the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation.