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Kenneth Kuo

Distinguished Professor Emeritus


  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Honors and Awards


Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Member, Education and Research Programs, NWEC and DOTC, February 2000

Service to External Organizations:

  • Tour GuideHigh Pressure Combustion Laboratory, January 1981



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