Research Opportunities Database
|Title||Number of opportunities||Posted||Last Updated|
|Ag Ed Curriculum Design and Assessment Assistants||
Students must enjoy working with plants, be familiar with basic biology, seek to improve in the areas of pedagogy, education,...
Mentor: Christina Call
|2||February 12, 2019||February 12, 2019|
|Additiive Manufacturing Sensing and Process Control||
Process sensor data collected from 3D printing process, extract useful information from the data, and exploit the knowledge for better process design and control
Mentor: Hui Yang
|2||January 1, 2018||October 29, 2018|
|A Better Understanding of the Ecology of Sustainable Agriculture and Forest Carbon Fluxes||
Sustainable agriculture depends on the promotion and management of healthy soils. Healthy soils support root growth and beneficial microbes, such as mycorrhizal fungi, to enhance soil quality, nutrient uptake and crop production. A student working on this project will investigate root and fungal interactions and how they relate to root and soil health.
Mentor: David Eissenstat
|undefined||January 1, 2018||October 29, 2018|
|3-D Printer Based Robotics||
Design and build 3D-printer based small robots with programming capability, incorporating navigational and touch sensors.
Mentor: Asad Azemi
|3||January 1, 2018||October 29, 2018|
|3-D Printer Based Quadcopter||
Design and build 3D-printer based quadcopters with image processing capability.
Mentor: Asad Azemi
|3||January 18, 2018||July 30, 2019|
|#HereToo Theatre & Activism Project||
#HereToo amplifies young activists' voices through performance. With a two-pronged approach, we: 1 - gather stories from activists and survivors of gun violence; 2 - archive and share these stories with theatre makers who, in turn, make devised performances about gun culture as it impacts their own communities. This online summer internship begins a new phase of the project, that is, to archive the interviews already conducted in collaboration with the Penn State Libraries, and to produce a...
Mentor: Jeanmarie Higgins
|8||June 1, 2020||April 24, 2020|