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Re-Imagining Energy: The Built Environment

Almost 40 percent of the energy we use goes to heat, cool, light, and power appliances in the buildings where we live and work. Penn State is a global leader in making its buildings more energy efficient through green design and sustainable construction practices. Part four of a five-part series.
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Re-Imagining Energy: Pulling It All Together

Because solar and wind power generators depend on time of day and the weather, we need ways to combine power sources and storage systems to assure reliable service. We also need to integrate new technologies with the existing power grid. Part five of a five-part series.
Megahed, Jablokow, and Pachpute with ASEE awards

Great Valley study on the effectiveness of entrepreneurial teams earns honors

As part of an ongoing grant from the National Science Foundation, Kathryn Jablokow, professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering at Penn State Great Valley, worked alongside Mohamed Megahed and Pratik Pachpute, two Great Valley graduate students, to study the effectiveness of entrepreneurial teams. Their research paper won second place in the entrepreneurial division of the American Society for Engineering Education.
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Philadelphia regional engineering degree

Penn State faculty and students demonstrate the autonomous robot they delivered to Horsham Township public works to inspect stormwater pipes.

Invent Penn State

Eric J. Barron Penn State Abington LaunchBox

Penn State President Eric J. Barron in the fabric workshop at the Penn State Abington LaunchBox. LaunchBox synthesizes idea lab, maker space, innovation hub, technology springboard, and meet up space for entrepreneurs. 

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Engineering regional Philadelphia

Students must complete a 300-hour engineering internship between their junior and senior years. 

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Engineering field test

Charles Liggett, a Penn State Abington senior in the multidisciplinary engineering program, and Horsham Public Works Director Dennis Haggerty review the Stormbot video on the console at the field test.

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Engineering design

Horsham Township official Dennis Haggerty holds Stormbot, which Penn State Abington and Brandywine senior engineering students developed with guidance from Bob Avanzato, associate professor of engineering, right.

Engineering project

StormBot

A Horsham Township Public Works employee runs StormBot, a mobile robot developed by Penn State Abington engineering students, through a field test. 

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