Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University

201 Old Main, University Park, 16802, PA, US



Twenty-four campuses; 17,000 faculty and staff; 100,000 students; a teaching hospital that provides care to more than a million patients a year; over one-half million active alumni; an online World Campus that empowers anyone to pursue an education—anytime, anywhere; and the largest student-run philanthropic organization on the planet.

We teach students that the real measure of success is what you do to improve the lives of others, and they learn to be hard-working leaders with a global perspective. We conduct research to improve lives. We add millions to the economy through projects in our state and beyond. We help communities by sharing our faculty expertise and research.



Experts (47)

Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Rural Sociology, Demography and Sociology

Professor Monnat's research interests lie at the intersection of demography, sociology, and public health

Rural Demography Health and Health Disparities Spatial Differences in Drug Alcohol and Suicide Mortality Stratification and Inequality Research Methods and Statistical Analysis

Mary Beth Oliver

Mary Beth Oliver


Mary Beth Oliver is the co-director of the Media Effects Research Laboratory in the College of Communications

Reality television Positive media psychology Emotional and cognitive effects of media Media portrayals Media Violence Stereotyping

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is an expert on the role of prosecutorial discretion in immigration law, race, national security, and immigration.

Race Immigration Law Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Law National Security

Alan Wagner

Alan Wagner

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Aerospace Engineering

Alan R. Wagner is an assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and a research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute

Humanitarian and Search and Rescue robotics Machine Ethics Human-Robot Interaction and Teaming UAVs Autonomous Flight Autonomous System Control and Planning Social Robotics RoboEthics Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Systems

Steven Schiff

Steven Schiff

DIRECTOR, Penn State Center for Neural Engineering

Dr. Schiff's research focuses on understanding the physics of dynamical disease of the nervous system

Electrical Fields Brain Machine Interfaces Parkinsons Disease Neurosurgery Neural Engineering Epilepsy Wave Mechanics EEG Control Theory

Erica Smithwick

Erica Smithwick

DIRECTOR of the Center for Landscape Dynamics and Landscape Ecology at Penn State lab (LEAPS)

Erica Smithwick is an expert in the environment and ecosystem ecology.

Climate Change Biogeochemistry Ecosystem Ecology Carbon Storage Landscape

Fuqing Zhang

Fuqing Zhang

PROFESSOR of Meteorology

Fuqing Zhang is an exepert in atmospheric dynamics, mesoscale meteorology, numerical weather prediction, and tropical meteorology.

Numerical Weather Prediction Atmospheric Dynamics Mesoscale Meteorology Tropical meteorology

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