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Organization profile


The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) works to build teams of researchers from different disciplines to see how new partnerships and new ways of thinking can solve some of the world’s most difficult energy and environmental challenges. We foster and facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship in collaboration with more than 500 extraordinary faculty, staff, and students as we advance the energy and environmental research missions of the University.

Penn State is a global research leader in many areas of profound importance to society. Our goal is to make real-world impacts and help translate data into knowledge and technical innovations. We believe that Penn State is uniquely equipped to address five major research themes, all requiring interdisciplinary problem solving and solution innovation.

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    Senorpe Asem-Hiablie

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    Jennifer E. Baka

    Person: Academic

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    Research Output

    Achieving Minimal Heat Conductivity by Ballistic Confinement in Phononic Metalattices

    Chen, W., Talreja, D., Eichfeld, D., Mahale, P., Nova, N. N., Cheng, H. Y., Russell, J. L., Yu, S. Y., Poilvert, N., Mahan, G., Mohney, S. E., Crespi, V. H., Mallouk, T. E., Badding, J. V., Foley, B., Gopalan, V. & Dabo, I., Apr 28 2020, In : ACS nano. 14, 4, p. 4235-4243 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A combined experimental and DFT study of H2O effect on In2O3/ZrO2 catalyst for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol

    Jiang, X., Nie, X., Gong, Y., Moran, C. M., Wang, J., Zhu, J., Chang, H., Guo, X., Walton, K. S. & Song, C., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Catalysis. 383, p. 283-296 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Adapting Aluminum-Doped Zinc Oxide for Electrically Conductive Membranes Fabricated by Atomic Layer Deposition

    Yang, W., Son, M., Rossi, R., Vrouwenvelder, J. S. & Logan, B. E., Jan 8 2020, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 12, 1, p. 963-969 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Adding our leaves: A community-wide perspective on research directions in ecohydrology

    Tague, C. L., Papuga, S. A., Gerlein-Safdi, C., Dymond, S., Morrison, R. R., Boyer, E. W., Riveros-Iregui, D., Agee, E., Arora, B., Dialynas, Y. G., Hansen, A., Krause, S., Kuppel, S., Loheide, S. P., Schymanski, S. J. & Zipper, S. C., Mar 30 2020, In : Hydrological Processes. 34, 7, p. 1665-1673 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Advancing ecohydrology in the 21st century: A convergence of opportunities

    Guswa, A. J., Tetzlaff, D., Selker, J. S., Carlyle-Moses, D. E., Boyer, E. W., Bruen, M., Cayuela, C., Creed, I. F., van de Giesen, N., Grasso, D., Hannah, D. M., Hudson, J. E., Hudson, S. A., Iida, S., Jackson, R. B., Katul, G. G., Kumagai, T., Llorens, P., Lopes Ribeiro, F., Michalzik, B. & 10 others, Nanko, K., Oster, C., Pataki, D. E., Peters, C. A., Rinaldo, A., Sanchez Carretero, D., Trifunovic, B., Zalewski, M., Haagsma, M. & Levia, D. F., Jun 1 2020, In : Ecohydrology. 13, 4, e2208.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • A facile sulfur-assisted method to synthesize porous alveolate Fe/g-C3N4 catalysts with ultra-small cluster and atomically dispersed Fe sites

    An, S., Zhang, G., Liu, J., Li, K., Wan, G., Liang, Y., Ji, D., Miller, J. T., Song, C., Liu, W., Liu, Z. & Guo, X., Aug 2020, In : Chinese Journal of Catalysis. 41, 8, p. 1198-1207 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A fast particle-based approach for calibrating a 3-d model of the antarctic ice sheet

    Lee, B. S., Haran, M., Fuller, R. W., Pollard, D. & Keller, K., 2020, In : Annals of Applied Statistics. 14, 2, p. 605-634 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A framework for nitrogen futures in the shared socioeconomic pathways

    Kanter, D. R., Winiwarter, W., Bodirsky, B. L., Bouwman, L., Boyer, E., Buckle, S., Compton, J. E., Dalgaard, T., de Vries, W., Leclère, D., Leip, A., Müller, C., Popp, A., Raghuram, N., Rao, S., Sutton, M. A., Tian, H., Westhoek, H., Zhang, X. & Zurek, M., Mar 2020, In : Global Environmental Change. 61, 102029.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    A Multiyear Gridded Data Ensemble of Surface Biogenic Carbon Fluxes for North America: Evaluation and Analysis of Results

    Zhou, Y., Williams, C. A., Lauvaux, T. C. Y., Davis, K. J., Feng, S., Baker, I., Denning, S. & Wei, Y., Feb 1 2020, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 125, 2, e2019JG005314.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A mutually isolated nanodiamond/porous carbon nitride nanosheet hybrid with enriched active sites for promoted catalysis in styrene production

    Ge, G., Guo, X., Song, C. & Zhao, Z., Feb 21 2020, In : Catalysis Science and Technology. 10, 4, p. 1048-1055 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • Prizes

    ACS Fellow

    Mathews, Jonathan P. (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Honorary award