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PlantVillage Team awarded $1M in Elon Musk XPRIZE Carbon Removal Competition

An international team led by David Hughes, founder of Penn State’s PlantVillage project, has been named among 15 milestone winners of the latest round of the XPRIZE and Musk Foundation’s Carbon Removal Competition.

Ecology grad student awarded $100K XPRIZE in Carbon Removal Competition

An international team led by Edward Amoah, a graduate student in Penn State’s intercollegiate ecology graduate program, has been named among 23 winners globally of the 2021 XPRIZE Carbon Removal Student Competition.

Past Winners and Current Contenders: IBC Fellows Compete in Nittany AI Challenge

Two IBC graduate student fellows, Edward Kwadwo Amoah and Codey Mathis, will be sharing their research in upcoming AI for Good Expo!

PlantVillage University Seminar Summary - Dr. James Legg and Cassava Viruses

PSU IBC graduate student fellow Kwadwo Amoah shares some of the research of Dr. James Legg from IITA-Tanzania. Dr. Legg's full lecture on vector-borne diseases of cassava can be viewed on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd7S2BLNHro

Agroforestry for Food Security and Climate Change in Africa

PSU IBC graduate student fellow Kwadwo Amoah shares some of the research of Dr. Phokele Maponya from the Agricultural Research Council in Pretoria, South Africa. Dr. Maponya's full lecture on agroforestry practices in Africa can be viewed on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEBeUBbCRks

Four student teams use AI for good to win 2020 Nittany AI Challenge

Nyansapo, OpenVessel, AI Guide and Cyclone are the winners of the 2020 Nittany AI Challenge. Each of the student teams created a minimum viable product (MVP) using artificial intelligence (AI) for good and were selected by a panel of judges to share a pool of $25,000 to continue to move their solutions forward.

Insect Biodiversity Center to promote insect conservation, healthy ecosystems

Penn State's new Insect Biodiversity Center brings together faculty researchers and educators from 8 colleges to study and celebrate insect diversity in science and practice in an effort to conserve insects and the ecosystems in which they live.