The ShopBot Buddy is a $12,000 piece of equipment capable of taking the flat drawings and computer-aided models students create in their freshman engineering classes and actually producing them, and then exactly reproducing them.
In high school, Xiaoying “Eva” Zhou spent a week living with an American family in Pittsburgh. Upon returning to her home in Shanghai, Zhou immediately began hatching a plan to attend an American university. She chose Penn State.
Penn State Beaver Associate Professor Mari Pierce is studying the transcripts of every death-eligible case in the state of Oregon from 2000 to 2010 to see if and how juries are influenced. Her findings could change the way capital cases are tried.
Beaver Assistant Professor of IST Richard Lomotey and his student Joe Pry collaborated on a paper about encryption algorithms for mobile devices, which they were then invited to present at the IEEE Big Data Congress in San Francisco.
The Lion’s Den is Penn State Beaver’s idea competition where students of all majors can pitch their business proposals – whether newly sprouted or fully formed, high tech or low tech – and compete for prizes.