Department Contacts

Department Head Office

137-138 Reber Building
University Park, PA, 16802
(814) 865-2519

Karen Thole
Department Head

Karen Thole
KThole@psu.edu

Juls Kralik
Administrative Coordinator
Juls Kralik
jrk30@psu.edu

Zoubeida Ounaies
Associate Head of Administration
Zoubeida Ounaies
zx0100@psu.edu

Arthur Motta
Chair of the Nuclear Engineering Program

Arthur Motta
atm2@psu.edu

Corby Williams

Administrative Support
Corby Williams
cjw33@psu.edu


Undergraduate Programs Office

139-140 Reber Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-1503
undergrad@mne.psu.edu

Eric Marsh
Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs

Eric Marsh
undergrad@mne.psu.edu

Angie Lesko
Administrative Support

Angie Lesko
axf124@psu.edu

Lori Yarger
Administrative Records Assistant

Lori Yarger
lyarger@engr.psu.edu

Curriculum Adviser
Ken Swidwa
advising@mne.psu.edu

Curriculum Adviser
Corey Breznak
advising@mne.psu.edu


Graduate Programs Office

127 Reber Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-1345
grad@mne.psu.edu

Mary Frecker
Associate Head for Graduate Programs

Mary Frecker
grad@mne.psu.edu

Julie Coons
Administrative Support

Julie Coons
jmc82@psu.edu

Jason Nachman
Administrative Support

Jason Nachman
jnachman@engr.psu.edu


Computer & Network Management

201 Reber Building
University Park, PA 16802
Support@mne.psu.edu

Matthew Lindenberg
Systems Administrator
Matthew Lindenberg
matthew@engr.psu.edu

Alan Knisely

IT Consultant
Allan Knisely
ahk11@psu.edu


Communications

201 Reber Building University Park, PA, 16802
(814) 865-0058

Portrait of Chris Hennessey
Communications Strategist
Chris Hennessey
cjh46@psu.edu

 
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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