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(23) Selected Research Projects

  • September 2009—August 2010, "Academic Leadership Workshop in Mechanical Engineering at Penn State," (Sponsor: National Academy of Engineering).
  • May 2006—May 2008, "Assessing Women in Student Environments," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • January 2006—May 2008, "Improving Oral Communication Competencies: Development and Assessment of Training Program for Engineering Co-op and Internship Students," (Sponsor: Engineering Information Foundation).
  • August 1999—July 2003, "Numerical Prediction of Acoustic Cavitation Inception in Ducted Propulsors," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • January 2001—December 2001, "Mechanical Engineering Case Studies on the Web," (Sponsor: Penn State Teaching and Learning Consortium).
  • November 1999—February 2001, "Advancement and Application of Multi-Phase CFD Modeling to High-Speed Supercavitating Flows," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • May 2000—September 2000, "Support of the Drafting of a Safety Analysis Report (SAR) for the Army Pulse Radiation Facility (APRF)," (Sponsor: Army Pulse Radiation Facility).
  • May 1999—February 2000, "Prediction of Prototype Hydrodynamic Performance," (Sponsor: DoD Small Business Innovation Research).
  • April 1996—March 1999, "Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Mechanical Engineering," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Undergraduates).
  • July 1996—December 1997, "Computational Investigation of Rotating Propeller Flows," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 1992—September 1996, "Numerical Study of Flow Structures About a Propeller Geometry," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • May 1993—April 1996, "Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Mechanical Engineering," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Undergraduates).
  • May 1995—August 1995, "Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Mechanical Engineering," (Sponsor: PSU Graduate School, Summer Undergraduate Research Initiative).
  • May 1994—August 1994, "Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Mechanical Engineering," (Sponsor: PSU Graduate School, Summer Undergraduate Research Initiative).
  • May 1993—August 1993, "Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Mechanical Engineering," (Sponsor: PSU Graduate School, Summer Undergraduate Research Initiative).
  • June 1992—May 1993, "Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Mechanical Engineering," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Research Experiences for Undergraduates).
  • December 1991—December 1992, "The Stability of a Compressible Boundary Layer within a High-Area-Ratio Nozzle," (Sponsor: NASA Lewis Research Center).
  • November 1991—October 1992, "The Stability of a Compressible Boundary Layer within a High-Area-Ratio Nozzle," (Sponsor: NASA Space Propulsion Engineering Center).
  • October 1989—September 1992, "A Numerical Study on the Stability of Two-Dimensional Separation Bubbles," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • July 1990—June 1991, "A Numerical Study of Nozzle Boundary Layer Transition," (Sponsor: Penn State Graduate School, Research Initiation Grant).
  • July 1990—June 1991, "A Numerical Study of the Boundary Layer Stability within a High-Area-Ratio Nozzle," (Sponsor: NASA Space Propulsion Engineering Center).
  • July 1989—February 1990, "A Study of Methods to Investigate Nozzle Boundary Layer Transition," (Sponsor: NASA Space Propulsion Engineering Center).
  • September 1988—August 1989, "Development of a Postprocessing and 3D Graphical Imaging Facility," (Sponsor: Department of Defense).
 

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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.

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