Capstone course seeks to inspire humanitarian-focused engineers

“The senior capstone design course is a culminating experience for undergraduate seniors in the Penn State College of Engineering, where interdisciplinary teams take an idea from concept to reality. By fusing their academic knowledge and experiences to tackle a real-world problem, the students prepare themselves as the next generation of engineers. “To help emphasize this […]

Reservoir Studio and EMCLab Co-Sponsor a Spring 2017 Design Challenge Team

Reservoir Studio and the Electroactive Materials Characterization Lab (EMCLab) co-sponsored an undergraduate engineering team in the spring 2017 Design Challenge. The Learning Factory coordinates the Design Challenge event every semester. Reservoir Studio and EMCLab challenged a team of five undergraduate engineering students to make an inexpensive DIY kit with all materials necessary to produce inexpensive […]

Research Team to Conduct Humanitarian Materials Engineering Project

Ismaila Dabo, Zoubeida Ounaies, and Steve Carpenter (from Reservoir Studio) are recipients of a 2016 Humanitarian Materials Engineering Award for their project Expanding the Capacity to Confront the Global Water Crisis: Exploring Affordable Possibilities and Increased Effectiveness of Point-of-Use Ceramic Water Filters with Metallic Nanoparticles. Click here for more information.  

Filter Friday Update

The studio was full of energy yesterday for a summer session of Filter Friday. We spent the afternoon engaged in some overdue cleanup and repairs, rather than making filters. The afternoon was very productive thanks to a small group of volunteers. Thanks for your hard work. You are all welcome back to the Reservoir anytime.