Lora Weiss

Senior Vice President for Research

Lora Weiss

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Robots Wavelet Analysis Rheology Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Uav) Doppler Effect Time Polling Fog Multi Robot Reinforcement Learning Terrorism Environment Social Media Comparative Study Cation Monitoring Performance Sensors Decomposition Task Assignment Computational Methods Experiments Robot Docks Simulation

Most Recent Publications

The application of wavelet transforms to blood flow velocimetry

Lora G. Weiss, 2017, on p. 547-570

A model docking system for understanding radicalization

Lora G. Weiss, Erica Briscoe, Walter Wright, Sim Harbert, Keith Kline, John Horgan, Lily Cushenbery, Casey Hilland, 2013, on p. 251-253

Detecting insider threats in a real corporate database of computer usage activity

Ted E. Senator, Henry G. Goldberg, Alex Memory, William T. Young, Brad Rees, Robert Pierce, Daniel Huang, Matthew Reardon, David A. Bader, Edmond Chow, Irfan Essa, Joshua Jones, Vinay Bettadapura, Duen Horng Chau, Oded Green, Oguz Kaya, Anita Zakrzewska, Erica Briscoe, Rudolph L. Mappus, Robert Mccoll, Lora Weiss, Thomas G. Dietterich, Alan Fern, Weng Keen Wong, Shubhomoy Das, Andrew Emmott, Jed Irvine, Jay Yoon Lee, Danai Koutra, Christos Faloutsos, Daniel Corkill, Lisa Friedland, Amanda Gentzel, David Jensen, 2013, on p. 1393-1401

A comparative study of social media and traditional polling in the Egyptian uprising of 2011

Lora Weiss, Erica Briscoe, Heather Hayes, Olga Kemenova, Sim Harbert, Fuxin Li, Guy Lebanon, Chris Stewart, Darby Miller Steiger, Dan Foy, 2013, on p. 303-310

Charles Pippin, Henrik Christensen, Lora Weiss, 2013, on p. 70-76

Charles E. Pippin, Henrik Christensen, Lora Weiss, 2013,

Markov games of incomplete information for multi-agent reinforcement learning

Liam Mac Dermed, Charles L. Isbell, Lora G. Weiss, 2011, on p. 43-51

Capability, safety are drivers for unmanned technology

Lora Weiss, 2011, Aviation Week and Space Technology on p. 78

Liam MacDermed, Karthik S. Narayan, Charles L. Isbell, Lora Weiss, 2011, on p. 707-712

Lora G. Weiss, 2011, IEEE Spectrum on p. 51-57

Most-Cited Papers

The application of wavelet transforms to blood flow velocimetry

Lora G. Weiss, 2017, on p. 547-570

News Articles Featuring Lora Weiss

Andrew Read named senior vice president for research

 Andrew Read, the former director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences and a faculty member in the departments of biology and entomology, has been selected to serve as Penn State’s senior vice president for research.

Penn State Trustees Hear Plans to Boost Research Enterprise

Penn State achieved a record $1.03 billion in research expenditures in FY22 and is poised for continued growth as one of the nation's top research institutions, Lora G. Weiss, senior vice president for research, told the Board of Trustees' Committee on Academic Affairs, Research and Student Life on June 15.

Lora Weiss selected to serve as CHIPS R&D director

Lora Weiss, senior vice president for research at Penn State, has been selected to serve as director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s CHIPS Research and Development (R&D) Office for a two-year appointment beginning July 1, pending final clearance. During Weiss’ assignment, Andrew Read, currently director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences and Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and Entomology and Eberly Professor of Biotechnology, will serve as interim senior vice president for research.

Projects to advance zero-waste water research, solutions

A new master agreement with ENOWA, a company tasked with pioneering sustainable energy and water innovations, will support Penn State research efforts in sustainable water solutions.

Mike Stedelin named executive director, Office of Research Information Systems

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has announced that Mike Stedelin, has been named executive director of the Office of Research Information Systems, effective May 1.

Town hall on CHIPS and Science Act envisions key role for Penn State

Penn State held a Town Hall meeting recently to discuss internal strategies around semiconductor technologies and taking on a key role in partnering with other universities and industry centered on the U.S. government’s CHIPS (Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors) and Science Act, which was signed into law on Aug. 9, 2022.

David Hunter announced as new director of the Penn State AI Hub

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has announced that David Hunter has been appointed director for the cross-functional Penn State AI Hub.

Rashonda Harris to become the next assistant vice president for Research

Rashonda Harris has been announced as the new assistant vice president for Research, post-award contractual compliance.

Federal funding for Invent Penn State empowers Pennsylvania workforce

Invent Penn State recently received $300,000 in federal funding for Industry 4.0 technical training as well as an entrepreneurship digital training program.

Penn State leads semiconductor packaging, heterogeneous integration center

The Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC)’s Joint University Microelectronics Program 2.0 (JUMP 2.0), a consortium of industrial partners in cooperation with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), has announced the creation of a $32.7 million, Penn State-led Center for Heterogeneous Integration of Micro Electronic Systems (CHIMES).

National Academy of Inventors names three Penn Staters as 2022 fellows

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) named three Penn State College of Engineering faculty members as fellows, the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.

Penn State community grieves loss of biomathematician Howard Weiss

Howard Weiss, professor of biology and mathematics at Penn State, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 5 at the age of 64.

Penn State ranks 38th in new 'QS World University Rankings: Sustainability'

Penn State ranks No. 38 internationally out of 700 participating institutions in a new sustainability assessment by rankings organization Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

Penn State’s $1.034B in research expenditures has broad, wide-ranging impact

Penn State reached a record $1.034 billion in research expenditures during fiscal year 2021-22, an overall 4.1% increase from the previous year.

College of Engineering surpasses $500M in external awards in less than 5 years

The Penn State College of Engineering has surpassed a milestone of $500 million in externally funded research awards since 2019. This sets the college on track to exceed its 2021-22 fiscal year total of $132.4 million in external research awards.

Witzig new director of Center for Security Research and Education

Lisa Witzig has been appointed director of Penn State’s Center for Security Research and Education. With a career that spans over 40 years of working with the U.S. Intelligence Community and in the private sector, Witzig’s new responsibilities will include securing funding for interdisciplinary research on security-related topics and organizing opportunities to bring together key players in security-related fields together with Penn State faculty and students.

What are potential animal reservoirs for monkeypox?

While monkeypox has been circulating in Africa for many years, the recent outbreak across the globe has exposed considerable uncertainties about the virus’ transmission.

Penn State launches Center for Neurotechnology in Mental Health Research

Penn State is launching a University-wide center to bridge fundamental research to understand the brain and mind with potential clinical applications for diagnosing and treating mental health disorders.

Warning bell for cluster hiring of researchers as survey reveals lacklustre results

Cluster hiring, a popular approach to faculty recruitment at universities in the United States to spur collaboration, often falls short of its goals, a survey of nearly 200 hired faculty at 20 universities reveals. The results, reported in the Journal of Higher Education, sound a warning bell for such initiatives, including a large hiring scheme that will soon be rolled out by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).