Gabrielle Stewart


Researchers at Penn State and Sandia National Laboratories optimized and fabricated this design for a metamaterial building block that could enable more efficient optical devices. Courtesy: Lei Kang, Penn State University
Discrete Manufacturing February 13, 2022

Nanoscale 3D structure to control light using metamaterials

Penn State and Sandia National Laboratories researchers leveraged three dimensions of design space to create and test a metamaterial with robust optical properties. 

By Gabrielle Stewart
Huanyu “Larry” Cheng, Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professor in Penn State’s Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, is leading research on flexible graphene devices made with lasers, like the wearable pressure sensor shown here. Courtesy: Huanyu Cheng, Penn State University
Electrical September 23, 2021

Graphene made with lasers for wearable health devices

Penn State researchers are using graphene made with lasers that could advance flexible electronic devices such as wearable health devices and other items designed to measure biometric information.

By Gabrielle Stewart
Courtesy: Jennifer McCann/Penn State University
Cybersecurity May 14, 2021

Graphene used to make encrypted keys harder to hack

Penn State researchers are using graphene to make encrypted keys harder to crack, which could be used to improve data security and overall cybersecurity initiatives.

By Gabrielle Stewart
System Integration January 20, 2021

Grant awarded to investigate acoustic graphene properties

Penn State researchers received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to further explore the characteristics of an acoustic technology inspired by nanoscale electronics, which could improve electric conductivity.

By Gabrielle Stewart