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Labs, Centers, and Groups

Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Center

Battery and Energy Storage Technology Lab
Hosam Fathy, Chris Rahn, Chao-Yang Wang, Donghai Wang

Biomechanics and Imaging Lab

Biomechanics and Imaging Lab
Daniel Cortes

Center for Innovative Materials Process through Direct Digital Deposition (CIMP-3D)

Center for Innovative Materials Process through Direct Digital Deposition Lab
Tim Simpson

Computational Reacting Flows Lab

Computational Reacting Flows Lab
Yuan Xuan

Control Optimization Lab

Control Optimization Lab
Hosam Fathy

Energy Systems Optimization and Control Lab

Energy Stystems Optimization and Control Lab
Stephanie Stockar

Electroactive Materials Characterization Lab

Electroactive Materials Characterization Lab
Zoubeida Ounaies

Electrochemical Engine Center

Electrochemical Engine Lab
Chao-Yang Wang

Energy Nanostructure Lab

Energy Nanostructure Lab
Donghai Wang

Engineering Design and Optimization Group

Engineering Design and Optimization Group
Mary Frecker, Tim Simpson

eXperimental Kinematics Lab

Experimental Kinematics Lab
H. Joseph Sommer

Fluid Dynamics Research Consortium

fluid dynamics reseach consortium
Robert Kunz, Laura Pauley

Fluid Transport Lab

Fluid Transport Lab
Rui Ni

Gait Optimization Lab


Anne Martin

Global Nuclear Power Safety Center

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Fan-Bill Cheung

High Pressure Combustion Lab

high pressure combustion lab
Richard Yetter

Intelligent Vehicles and Systems Group

Intelligent Vehicles and Systems Group Image
Sean Brennan

Interfacial Phenomena Lab

Intelligent Vehicles and Systems Group Image
Bladimir Ramos-Alvarado

Locomotion Biomechanics and Control Lab

Locomotion and biomechanics and control lab
Bo Cheng

Machine Dynamics Research Lab

Machine Dynamics Research Group
Eric Marsh

Magneto-Active Composites and Structures Lab

Magneto active Composites and Structures Lab
Paris von Lockette

Materials for Nuclear Power Group

nuclear materials group
Arthur Motta

Mechanics and Materials Lab

Mechanics and Materials Lab
Jing Du

Mechatronics Research Lab

Mechatronics Resesarch Lab
Chris Rahn

Multiphysics Modeling and Simulation Group

Multiphysics Modeling Simulation Group
Justin Watson

Multiscale Thermal Fluids and Energy Lab

Multiscale Thermal Fluids and Energy
Alex Rattner

Nanomechanical Systems Laboratory

nanomechanical systems lab
Aman Haque

OPEN Design Lab

OPEN Design Lab
Matthew Parkinson

Penn State Computational Biomechanics Group

Computational Biomechanics
Reuben Kraft

Penn State Center for Combustion, Power, and Propulsion

Center for Combustion Power and Propulsion Lab
Dan Haworth (director), Adri van Duin, Jackie O’Connor, Yuan Xuan, Richard Yetter

Precision Medical Instrument Design Lab

Precision Medical Instrument Design Lab
Jason Moore

Radiation Science and Engineering Center

Radiation Science and Engineering Center
Kenan Ünlü

Reacting Flow Dynamics Lab

Reacting Flow Dynamics Lab
Jacqueline O’Connor

Systems for Hybrid-Additive Process Engineering Lab

Systems for Hybrid-Additive Process Engineering La
Guha Manogharan

Thermal Characterization Lab

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Sukwon Choi

Turbine Heat Transfer and Aerodynamics Group

Turbine Heat Transfer and Aerodynamics Group
Steve Lynch, Karen Thole

Wong Laboratory for Nature Inspired Engineering

Wong Laboratory for Nature Inspired Engineering
Tak Sing Wong

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About

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