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(3) Selected Research Projects

  • May 2010—May 2013, "Develop Tools for Planning and Operation of Hydro/Wind/Solar Aggregates," (Sponsor: DOE).
  • January 2012—December 2012, "Centrifugal Compressor Optimization," (Sponsor: Hyunday).
  • June 2011—August 2011, "Wind Turbine Optimization," (Sponsor: PSU College of Engineering-SROP).


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

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The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519