• HomePic01Scarlett Miller, assistant professor in the School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs and the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and Jason Moore, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, were awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) of $698,178 from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

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  • HomePic02Stephen Lynch, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, was awarded a three-year grant through the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP). The ONR YIP supports the professional development of outstanding early-career faculty in research and teaching.

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  • HomePic03Stephen Trautman (left center) and Tim Buzza (right center) have been named recipients of the Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award, the highest honor bestowed by the College of Engineering.

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  • HomePic04Luis Ocampo Giraldo, a third year doctoral candidate in nuclear engineering, is the recipient of the 2015 Council of College Multicultural Leadership Way Paver Student Award. The Way Pavers Awards were established in 2011 to honor those who have contributed to supporting diversity initiatives that have positively enhanced student life and the climate throughout the college and local community, while maintaining a high level of character and leadership.

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  • HomePic05Dr. Danielle Zurovcik (’04 M E) is the inaugural recipient of the Penn State Mechanical Engineering Alumni Society (PSMES) 2015 Outstanding Early Career Engineering Award, which recognizes a high achieving mechanical engineering alumnus who is within 10 years of a terminal degree.

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    Top Row: Hosam Fathy, Igor Jovanovic, Pan Michaleris. Bottom Row: Zoubeida Ounaies, Adri van Duin.

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Proposed student-centered space in Reber Building designed to foster teamwork

Proposed student-centered space in Reber Building designed to foster teamwork

May 21, 2015

Karen Thole, department head, mechanical and nuclear engineering, envisions a space in Reber Building for engineering students to get together to work on projects, access technology for homework, or collaborate on research. The 7,500 square foot E-Knowledge Commons, as the new space will be named, will be designed around the idea of peer-to-peer learning. Read more...