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(3) Selected Research Projects

  • May 2006—April 2011, "Career: In-situ Monitoring of Opto-electro-mechanical Responses of Single Cells to External Stimuli using MEMS," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • August 2005—August 2008, "Thermo-Mechanical Effects on Electrical Transport in Carbon Nanotubes," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • November 2005—October 2006, "Intelligent Driver Alertness Monitoring," (Sponsor: Honda).


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