As a result of your support and involvement, undergraduate students working through the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department will be engaged in a project based on your input and support. In return for your support and participation, you will be provided with a copy of the project results, including as appropriate, any data, analysis, hardware and/or software, provided you agree with and acknowledge the following terms.

  • Student Project Results provided shall be used solely for your own internal review and analysis. Any and all rights to the Student Project Results, including all Intellectual Property Rights, if any, shall remain the rights of the individual student participants as appropriate under the law regarding rights to and ownership of intellectual property unless there is a separate intellectual property agreement (IPA). Prior to any commercial use or subsequent transfer of any Student Project Results, you must obtain the appropriate rights from the respective owners.
  • Student Project Results are provided "as is" without any representation of warranties whatsoever, whether express or implied, including, but not necessarily limited to any warranty as to fitness for particular purposes, merchantability or non-infringement. All student projects are performed by Penn State University students and are not subject to peer review or independent verification of results. You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless University, its agents, employees, students and volunteers for any and all harm, loss, liability, claims or damages which may arise from your use of the Student Project Results in whatever manner or form.
  • The Student Project Results are not the work of Penn State University and any references either internally or to third parties shall clearly identify the source of the Student Project Results as an undergraduate student project performed at Penn State University without subsequent independent evaluation. Publication of any aspect of the Student Project Results must be approved in writing by the author(s) and must contain appropriate references as to the source and development of the published information.