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Faculty, staff, alumni to be honored for exceptional contributions


Penn State College of Engineering will recognize faculty, staff and alumni for their outstanding teaching, research, advising and service at a ceremony on October 1 at 3 p.m. in the Hintz Family Alumni Center.

Opening doors for College of Engineering undergraduate students


Penn State College of Engineering's Tom Litzinger and his wife, Mary Ellen, have contributed $30,000 to fund and endow the Thomas A. and Mary Ellen Litzinger Open Doors Scholarship in the College of Engineering.

Trustees committee recommends design build team for West Campus parking garage


In an effort to prepare for and support future College of Engineering construction, a recommended appointment of Clayco, Inc., of St. Louis, Missouri, as the design build team for the West Campus Parking Garage and roadway connections project at University Park was given the nod today (July 19).

Peeples named College of Engineering's inaugural associate dean for equity and inclusion


Tonya Peeples has been appointed the Penn State College of Engineering's associate dean for equity and inclusion, effective August 15.

Penn State is Enhancing Health at 2018 industryXchange


Building on the success of last year's inaugural industryXchange and positive feedback received from industry, Penn State College of Engineering held its second industryXchange on May 14 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.

Record-breaking attendance, leadership changes at CAV workshop


The Center for Acoustics and Vibration had lots to celebrate at its Spring Workshop held April 24-25 at the Nittany Lion Inn, including record-breaking attendance and new directorship.

Solar Turbines, Inc. selects Penn State to establish center of excellence in gas turbines


After completing an extensive evaluation of institutions of higher learning in the United States and Europe, Solar Turbines Incorporated has chosen Penn State as a university partner to establish a center of excellence in gas turbines.

College of Engineering announces faculty promotions


Thirteen Penn State College of Engineering faculty members have been selected for promotions, effective July 1, 2018.

Three College of Engineering faculty named Distinguished Honors Faculty


Three Penn State College of Engineering faculty are among the newest members of the Schreyer Honors College Distinguished Honors Faculty Program (DHFP).

NSF funds a unique program to train graduate STEM students


A curriculum in density-functional theory for graduate students in STEM fields is the goal of a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $3 million over five years awarded to a team of Penn State faculty.

Gayah, Gomez, Gorski, O'Connor and Papakonstantinou receive prestigious NSF CAREER award


Penn State College of Engineering faculty members Vikash Gayah, Esther Gomez, Christopher Gorski, Jacqueline O'Connor and Kostas Papakonstantinou have received the National Science Foundation's esteemed Early Career (CAREER) award.

College of Engineering students show off their projects at the Capstone Design Project Showcase


After fifteen weeks of hard work, College of Engineering students displayed their capstone design projects at the Spring 2018 Capstone Design Project Showcase held on April 26 at the Bryce Jordan Center.

College of Engineering student marshals announced


Fourteen graduating seniors from the College of Engineering have been selected to serve as student marshals for the college's spring commencement ceremony on May 4 at 8 p.m. in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Former College of Engineering Assistant Dean Pytel passes away


It is with sadness that we share the passing of Jean Landa Pytel, former assistant dean for student services and global programs and associate professor of engineering science and mechanics, Penn State College of Engineering, on March 15, 2018.

College of Engineering receives AHA Undergraduate Research Fellowship AwardMy First News Article


The College of Engineering and the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State have been awarded the 2018 Institutional Undergraduate Student Fellowship by the American Heart Association (AHA).

Top engineering juniors and seniors receive Evan Pugh Scholar Award


Penn State College of Engineering juniors and seniors in the upper 0.5 percent of their respective classes are being recognized with the Evan Pugh Scholar Award.

College of Engineering dean receives FMD John Bardeen Award from TMS


Justin Schwartz, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering, Penn State, recently received the 2018 FMD John Bardeen Award.

Twelve alumni to receive College of Engineering's highest honor


Twelve Penn State engineering graduates will be honored April 23 at the College of Engineering's annual Outstanding Engineering Alumni Awards ceremony at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.

Gift from FirstEnergy Foundation to support Capstone Design project program


The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $175,000 to support the Penn State College of Engineering’s Learning Factory Senior Capstone Design projects at the University Park, Behrend and Berks campuses.

Cutler receives NSF grant to advance engineering education research


Stephanie Cutler, assessment and instructional support specialist for the Leonhard Center for Enhancement of Engineering Education in Penn State's College of Engineering, has been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to advance engineering education research through peer review analysis.

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