2013 Ag Woman of the Year: Heidi Musshafen
May 16, 2013
Heidi Musshafen, a beloved heroine of Ag Sciences and the 2013 Ag Woman of the Year. Read on as she shares some valuable experiences, goals, and advice.
Changing cellulose-forming process may tap plants' biofuel potential
April 29, 2013
Changing the way a plant forms cellulose may lead to more efficient, less expensive biofuel production, according to Penn State engineers.
"What every biofuel manufacturer wants to do is to get to the sugars," said Jeffrey Catchmark, associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering.
Scientists develop research-based standard to reduce manure-pit deaths
April 22, 2013
Harvey Manbeck, distinguished professor emeritus of agricultural engineering, and Dennis Murphy, distinguished professor of agricultural safety and health are featured in Penn State news.
Dr. Howard Salis receives the National Science Foundation Faculty Career Award
April 17, 2013
Three Penn State engineering faculty members have been named winners of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.
Dr. Harvey Manbeck, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, in Agricultural Engineering at PSU receives the Melvin R. Lohmann Medal from Oklahoma State University
April 8, 2013
The Melvin R. Lohmann Medal was established in 1991 to recognize graduates of the Oklahoma State University College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology who have made outstanding contributions to the profession or education of engineers, architects or technologists. The medal is named after Dr. Melvin R. Lohmann, former dean (1955-77), who led the college to national prominence.