Harleman Lecture to focus on water resource management challenges

Martin Doyle, senior conservation finance fellow for the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the keynote speaker for the October 26 lecture.

AB Volvo honored as Penn State's Corporate Partner of the Year

Volvo has generously sponsored Penn State research through multiple units, including the Larson Transportation Institute, the Energy Institute, and the Departments of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering and Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.

Penn State graduates to pursue advanced degrees with NSF grant

Two recent engineering graduates have been named National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program recipients for the 2016-17 academic year.



Penn State Career Networking for STEM Fields

6:00-8:30 p.m. | Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD

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Hankin Lecture: Sam Rashkin, DOE Chief Architect

“The Path to a Sustainable Future Begins with Power Words”

4:00 p.m. | Boardroom, Nittany Lion Inn, University Park, PA

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Thanksgiving Holiday Break

No classes


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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