Research

Impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on substance abuse

Penn State researchers provide informed commentary on the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on those affected by substance abuse disorder. They point out it is essential that treatment and intervention, recovery services, and prevention mechanisms remain accessible, operational and optimized. Additionally, there are multiple opportunities to leverage the expertise within Penn State to help to address acute and long-term needs.

Impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the Criminal Justice System

Penn State researchers provide informed commentary on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the criminal justice system (CJS), focusing on its efforts to contain the spread of the virus through the three core components of the CJS — courts, corrections, and policing – as well as opportunities going forward. To read more, visit the "Insights from Experts" website — a partnership of Penn State's Social Science Research Institute and the Center for Health Care and Policy Research.

ACURA 2020

The Penn State Abington undergraduate research fair moved online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Poojith Kotikalapudi

Poojith Kotikalapudi controlled this robot arm as part of a developed system that mimics the operations carried out in industry for automating a visual inspection system.