Yaw Yeboah

Biography

Dr. Yaw Yeboah was Department Head of Energy and Mineral Engineering at Penn State University from 2004 - 2012, during which time he authored the initial version of EGEE 120, Oil: International Evolution. In 2012, he became the Dean of the College of Engineering at Florida A & M and is currently a professor there. His research interests include electrocatalysis/heterogeneous catalysis, combustion and emission control, oilfield scale formation, coal and/or biomass conversion processes, petroleum and natural gas production and processing, energy, materials and the environment.

Course Spotlight

pile of maps

Cartography and Visualization (GEOG 486) covers design principles and techniques for creating maps with contemporary mapping tools. Students will be introduced to future-focused application topics such as augmented and virtual reality, mapping with multivariate glyphs, the visual depiction of uncertainty, interactive geovisualization, and (geo)visual analytics, and decision-making with maps and mapping products. Visit the course.

Faculty Spotlight

Maria Wherley

Maria Scalzi Wherley (she, her) is a Learning Designer and Writer-in-Residence with the John A. Dutton e-Education Institute at Penn State. She has more than 20 years of teaching experience. Learn more about Maria to see what she has to say about online education.