STEM Saturday by Dr. Dabo and Dr. Tom Richards


On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019, Dr. Ismaela Dabo, Assistant Professor of Materials Sciences and Engineering and Dr. Tom Richards, Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Director of the of Penn State Institute for Energy and the Environment (IEE); led a presentation and workshop for our EnvironMentors students. Dr. Dabo conducted a computer lab on the design of materials for energy storage and conversion, while Dr. Richards talked about the awesome research being conducted at IEE. Our students were not only engaged but also excited to learn more about material sciences and renewable energy. Below are a few snapshots of the events.


Saturday Science Talk

On Saturday, February 16th, 2019, we held a Science seminar, where we invited a few of Penn State, University Park’s faculty members, Post Docs, and graduates¬†students from different colleges and departments across campus, got to talk to our students. The faculty members, Post Docs, and graduates shared stories about their journeys in the STEM fields, their groundbreaking research projects, and advice with our students. The research projects topics ranged from air quality analysis and impact in West Africa, using math to analyze water quality and may morel. Our students got to learn more about different ideas and topics in STEM. Below are a few snapshots¬†from the seminar.