Ten student teams will be funded to use AI for Good to build and submit a minimum viable product in the Nittany AI Challenge for a chance to compete for a portion of a $25,000 prize pool. Students were invited to submit their ideas to improve the world by providing solutions for problems within the areas of education, health, humanitarian challenges, sustainability and climate change.
Penn State's Department of Architectural Engineering recently developed an introductory guide to assist those in Pennsylvania who are interested in conceiving, developing and financing "hybrid" fossil fuel and renewable energy systems.
Graduate and undergraduate students learned more about energy sustainability and connected with leaders in the industry through the Energy Innovation Leadership Experience at Penn State at The Navy Yard.
Penn State Great Valley invites the community to learn about the cost of rising sea levels at a screening of the short documentary, “Facing the Surge,” on May 18. The event will also include a panel discussion with the filmmaker and several Citizens’ Climate Lobby members.
Purchasing a $60,000 video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn’t fit into the budget for one Pennsylvania municipality, so officials turned to students in Penn State's Philadelphia regional engineering degree. They delivered Stormbot on time and way, way under budget.
Mountainfilm on Tour, a selection of award winning films that explore themes connected to exploring cultures, promoting adventure and preserving environments, will be hosted by Penn State Great Valley in the Musser Auditorium at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26.
Through the Reinvention Fund, the Sustainability Institute’s internal grant program, Penn State has invested more than $875,000 in collaborative projects intended to improve and expand sustainability efforts across the institution. Faculty/staff teams have received $773,485, and an additional $102,884 was dedicated to support proposals submitted by student teams.