Janis Terpenny named chair-elect of national industrial engineering council

Janis Terpenny has been named the 2017-18 chair-elect of the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads.

College welcomes Erin Tench as manager of alumni relations, events and volunteer engagement

Tench will lead the strategic planning for alumni engagement efforts across the college.

College of Engineering programs fare well in U.S. News graduate rankings

Three programs made the top ten in their specialty categories.



College of Engineering Research Symposium (CERS 2017)

Nittany Lion Inn

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Spring 2017 College of Engineering Capstone Design Project Showcase

Bryce Jordan Center

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Message from the Dean

What are the indispensable features of a world-class college of engineering?

Vibrant educational programs that exhibit breadth, depth, technical diversity, innovative research, and products that directly impact the quality of life of global citizens, and a responsive community of intellectuals that is focused on serving the technical profession and society.

Penn State Engineering exhibits all of the above.

Our faculty and staff are amongst the best in the nation, and the world. Their deep commitment to educating the world-class engineer is unwavering, and their contributions to addressing today's grand challenges are acclaimed.

With a firm grounding in fundamentals, Penn State Engineering embraces multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary education and research, and integrates component solutions into a systems perspective. With 12 departments and schools offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in a broad spectrum of engineering disciplines and computer science, and with over 30 research centers and laboratories, we are one of the nation's leading academies of learning, discovery, and application. Our work is intertwined with industry, both at our doorstep in Pennsylvania and further afield, thus affording our students unparalleled training and employment opportunities.

On behalf of the Penn State Engineering family, it is my immense honor and pleasure to welcome you to our website, and I hope to welcome you to our College in the near future.

Amr S. Elnashai, FREng
The Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering

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