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(4) Selected Research Projects

  • March 2014—February 2015, "Mobile Monitoring of Fracture Healing," (Sponsor: Hershey Medical Center Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)).
  • July 2007—June 2009, "Protocol for Clinical Measurement of Pediatric Positional Plagiocephaly," (Sponsor: PSU Grace Woodward Biomedical Grant Program).
  • June 2005—June 2007, "Guidance for the Design and Applications of Shoulder and Centerline Rumble Strip National Cooperative Highway Research Program," (Sponsor: Midwest Research Institute).
  • October 2001—September 2006, "Display of Stability Data for Safe Tractor Operation," (Sponsor: NIOSH).


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