Marsh named associate head for undergraduate programs
Eric Marsh, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named the associate head for undergraduate programs in the mechanical and nuclear engineering department. This position coordinates the activities of the department’s undergraduate office, including international experiences, undergraduate research, curricula, and student advising.
Marsh started in the department in 1994 as an assistant professor. His research focuses on diamond turning, grinding, and spindle metrology and he directs the machine dynamics research lab.
Marsh has received recognition for his research and teaching, including the Lawrence J. Perez Memorial Student Advocate Award, the National Science Foundation Early Career Award, the Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Outstanding Teaching Award, the Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Premier Teaching Award, the Joel and Ruth Spira Teaching Award, the American Society of Precision Engineers Director Award, and the Association for Manufacturing Technology Charles F. Carter, Jr. Advancing Manufacturing Award. Marsh is a member of the American Society for Precision Engineering.