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Two Penn State students honored with NIST-SURF Fellowship

Two Penn State students, Michael Bichnevicius and Cassandra Carrick, have been honored by the National Institute of Standards (NIST) and Technology’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). Bichnevicius and Carrick will both gain valuable hands-on research experience and work with cutting-edge technology in the Washington, D.C., area this summer.

EMET Research Spotlight: Ben Borst

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology major Ben Borst shares his experiences with undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.

Jonathan Willett: Security and Risk Analysis Research Spotlight

Undergraduate research opportunities are available all across Penn State Altoona. Jonathan Willett shares his experiences with Security and Risk Analysis research.

Bryce Brindle: Undergraduate Internship Spotlight

Undergraduate research opportunities are available all across Penn State Altoona. Bryce Brindle shares his experiences with EMET research.

Jonathan Willett presents on his internship project

Secure Your Ride

Jonathan Willett shares his undergraduate research experience. Read his story and watch the video.
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Altoona professor, students look to solve complex ozone layer problem

Depletion of the ozone layer has been a major source of environmental concern for decades. Penn State Altoona professor Kofi Adu and his students are researching ways to heat and cool the earth without using dangerous substances.

Altoona engineering students create solar powered tractor for final project

Three Penn State Altoona engineering students needed a senior project that was interesting, workable, and affordable. What they came up with might not be a far-fetched idea for the future.