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 […]
BTN LiveBIG posted a new story about the work of Reservoir Studio which provides more context about our work. The story features the BTN LiveBIG video and a quotation from Felix Rodriguez, PhD student in Art Education. Felix said, “What I learned is that people, when they are engaged with art as a means to […]
“For us, art education is about social engagement. The light bulb goes off and they [students] say I might be able to respond in a really simple way that might have a large impact.” Read the full School of Visual Arts press release here.
“At Penn State, artists and educators explore the ways in which the arts can have a global impact beyond gallery walls.”
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.