Project Title Project Sponsor Project Objective
Improving Ethanol Monitoring during Plasma Fractionation CSL Behring Design a system that measures in-tank ethanol concentration during the plasma fractionation process in real-time
Developing a Device to Monitor the Precipitation of Proteins CSL Behring Design a system that allows real-time monitoring of the protein precipitation reaction during the plasma fractionation process
Separation of IgG Protein Using Graphene CSL Behring Design a process and device that employs graphene to fractionate proteins for plasma production
Modeling Blend Time Efficiency in Bioreactors Using ANSYS Software Teva Pharmaceuticals Develop and validate a predictive tool for mixing and aeration in a bioreactor to facilitate bioprocess scale-up
Alternative Cell Separation Method for Biopharmaceutical Production GlaxoSmithKline Develop and prototype an alternative to centrifugation for separating cells from culture media
Developing an Assessment to Determine the Compostability of Avery Dennison Food Labels Avery Dennison Develop a tool to assess if pressure sensitive adhesive and labels are compostable that accounts for regional variability
Produce Cooler Addition to Student Farm Penn State Student Farm Design and build storage coolers to increase quality and shelf life of harvested produce
Modifying Hoppers to Minimize Potato Bruising Sterman Masser Develop and test modifications to production lines to reduce bruising of potatoes as they are transferred through conveyance system
Blair County Streambank Restoration Blair Co. Planning Commission Develop detailed site plan to stabilize streambank and manage stormwater along section of Juniata River Water Trail
Whipple Dam Erosion and Sedimentation Control PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Develop detailed site plan to alleviate stormwater and erosion issues at Whipple Dam beach area
Mount Union Stormwater Management Plan Mount Union Borough Analyze stormwater runoff for McClain and Jones St. neighborhood and design improved stormwater infrastructure
Neighboring Soybean Farm Erosion in Union County Union County Conservation District Determine causes of erosion at shared boundary of agricultural and residential properties; develop design solution that prevents future erosion, keeping in mind regulatory agencies and both properties