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Office of Research and Outreach

Lisa Allen
Wed, 09/28/2016

Lisa Allen, grants and contracts administrator, in Penn State Harrisburg’s Office of Research and Outreach, is the 2016 recipient of the Penn State Administrative Committee on Research (ACOR) Outstanding Service Award. Allen received the award at the ACOR annual retreat in August. It recognizes her efforts that go above and beyond to support the research enterprise at Penn State Harrisburg.

Thu, 09/15/2016

Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs researchers, Dr. Jonathan Lee and Dr. Jennifer Gibbs, both assistant professors of criminal justice, say that for police to forge better relationships with the communities they serve, they must decrease “social distance.”

Thu, 09/08/2016

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspective panel titled “Police and Community Relations: Academic and Practitioner Perspectives” on Tuesday, September 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 08/31/2016

Recent research updates include faculty-authored articles and other contributions, presentations, and the award of a highly competitive dissertation fellowship to a Penn State Harrisburg Ph.D. candidate.

Penn State Harrisburg faculty: Update us on your latest research

chart illustrating grant activity
Fri, 08/19/2016

Proposals submitted: 23 proposals were submitted to 22 different sponsor agencies by 21 faculty and staff members totaling $3,788,439.

Proposals awarded: 9 projects were funded from nine different funding agencies involving 6 different faculty and staff members totaling $749,986.

Read the full story for details on the funded projects.

Basic Information

Sponsored Programs: To provide leadership, guidance and comprehensive support to the faculty, staff and student community engaged in the preparation and submission of high quality research proposals and to ensure the responsible stewardship of research funding.

Outreach: To develop and maintain relationships with individuals and entities from the public, organizations and private sectors. We serve as a point of contact for intellectual property related matters for faculty/staff as well as an information resource for members of the community on behalf of the institution and its partners to identify and develop programs beneficial to the community and the institution.

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Responsibilities and Services

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Office of Research and Outreach - Hours of Operation
  Opens Closes
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.


Room: C114 (located in the Olmsted Building )


12:00 pm — 1:15 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

During this presentation, Dr. Rahman will discuss the joining of metallic alloys using transient liquid phase (TLP), known as the diffusion bonding method.

12:00 pm — 1:15 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

Presented by Dr. Linda Rhen, Assistant Professor of Special Education.

Presented by: Dr. Yuefeng Xie, Professor of Environmental Engineering
12:00 pm — 1:15 pm

This presentation will discuss the Chinese higher education system and research funding sources in China, especially those for potential research collaborations.

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