Jacqueline O'Connor
reducing the risk of concussion damage through high-performance computer
Alexander Rattner named Dorothy Quiggle Professor in Engineering
Stephen Lynch named Shuman Professor of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Events


Dec
19

Stochastic Computational Fluid Dynamics – Recent Applications in Combustion and Two-Phase Flows

Speaker: Matthew Cleary
University of Sydney

C213 Coal Utilization Lab
10:00 a.m.

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Jan
09

Control of Buoyant Air Turbines: Redesigning Extremum Seeking to Meet the Demands of Fast Plants

Speaker: Michelle Denlinger
Penn State

135 Reber Building
4:00 p.m.

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Jan
23

ExecutiveXcellence Speaker Series

Speaker: Pablo Koziner, President
Solar Turbines, Inc.

Gursahaney Family E-Knowledge Commons, Reber Building
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

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Welcome to the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State. With more than 50 faculty members, 330 graduate students and 1,000 undergraduate students, our department is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. Our faculty are actively involved in providing a hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems. We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering.

I invite you to explore our department, academics, and research.

Karen Thole,
Department Head

 
 

Undergraduate Majors

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Dual Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering
  • Dual Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering

Resident Graduate Degrees

  • M.S. in Additive Manufacturing and Design
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S. in Nuclear Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering

Online Graduate Degrees

  • M. Eng. in Additive Manufacturing and Design
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • M.Eng. in Nuclear Engineering

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Student Organizations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Nuclear Society
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Alpha Nu Sigma
  • Pi Tau Sigma
  • PSU Robotics Club
  • Penn State Formula SAE
  • EcoCar Team
  • 3-D Printing Club
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems Club
  • Lunar Lion

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The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519