News Articles Featuring Edward Amoah
Apr 22, 2022
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.
Apr 21, 2022
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.
Sep 24, 2021
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!
Aug 05, 2021
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
Jul 27, 2021
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
Sep 29, 2020
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.
Sep 08, 2020
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.