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Gary Koopmann

Professor Emeritus


  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Honors and Awards


Service to Penn State:

  • Mentor, ONR Summer Research Program, 2003
  • , Sophomore Transition Program, 1994 - 1994
  • , Ctr for Condition-Based Maintenance Planning Cmt, 1993 - 1993
  • , International Activities Committee, 1993 - 1993
  • Mentor CandidateMacNair Project, 1993 - 1993
  • , Turbomachingery Institute Planning Committee, 1992 - 1992
  • , STS Peace and Conflict Studies Advisory Committee, 1993
  • , WISE Network, 1995

Service to External Organizations:

  • Board Member, Journal of Sound and Vibration, April 1995



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