College of Engineering announces spring 2016 design showcase award recipients

The winners of the spring 2016 College of Engineering Design Showcase were announced on Thursday, April 28, at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Director of UC San Diego Institute of Engineering in Medicine to give commencement address

Shu Chien will deliver the commencement address at the College of Engineering's baccalaureate degrees program ceremony at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Bruce Logan named distinguished visiting professor at Tsinghua University in China

Bruce Logan, Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering and Evan Pugh University Professor, was named a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing.


May 6

College of Engineering Undergraduate Commencement

Bryce Jordan Center

8 p.m.

Details: Commencement Spring 2016

May 8

Graduate School Commencement

Bryce Jordan Center

6:30 p.m.

Details: Graduate School Commencement

Jun 3

Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Board Meeting

Boardroom, Nittany Lion Inn

9 a.m.

Contact: Emily Gallagher,


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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