Architectural Engineering

Architectural engineers are involved in all facets of building design and operation, including management, planning, design, construction, and facility operations. Graduate students in architectural engineering at Penn State have access to faculty and facilities that enable you to pursue your passion.

Penn State’s architectural engineering faculty embark on research of all types, including:

  • Architectural glass components
  • Building enclosure thermal/moisture performance
  • Earthquake isolated curtain wall systems
  • Sustainable building design and construction
  • Lean production/production planning
  • Virtual building prototyping
  • Indoor air quality and dispersion of allergen- and toxin-carrying particles in building air systems
  • Photosensor modeling
  • Digitally addressable lighting for web-based lighting control
  • Vision tuned light sources

Combine great faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and comprehensive research topics with a 100 percent placement rate for graduating students and you are on the path to success with your Penn State architectural engineering degree.

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Contact Information:

Penn State Architectural Engineering

104 Engineering Unit A

University Park, PA 16802


Degrees offered:

Integrated Bachelor of Architectural Engineering and Master of Architectural Engineering (B.A.E./M.A.E.)

Master of Engineering in Architectural Engineering (M.Eng.)

Master of Engineering in Facilities Engineering and Management (M.Eng.)

Master of Science in Architectural Engineering (M.S.)

Doctor of Philosophy in Architectural Engineering (Ph.D.)

Degrees submitted for approval:

Master of Science in Real Estate Development (M.S.)