Center for Sports Surface Research

The Center for Sports Surface Research at Penn State is an intercollege program managed within the College of Agricultural Sciences' Department of Plant Science. The center is dedicated to the improvement of all sports surfaces. Through cooperative scientific inquiry the center’s members expect to improve performance and safety on all sports surfaces.

Center for Sports Surface Research

The Center for Sports Surface Research at Penn State is an intercollege program managed within the College of Agricultural Sciences’ Department of Plant Science. The center is dedicated to the improvement of all sports surfaces. Through cooperative scientific inquiry the center’s members expect to improve performance and safety on all sports surfaces.

News and Information

Putting Your Best Foot Forward
February 22, 2017
Traction research benefits athletes at all levels.
Penn State turf paved graduate's path to Super Bowl
February 2, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Collin Meyers, a 2010 graduate of the turfgrass science program in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will accompany the Atlanta Falcons as they take the field at the Super Bowl in Houston on Sunday.