Eighteen graduate students from aerospace engineering and other College of Engineering programs took part in the first-ever Graduate AeroWomen Professional Development Workshop.
A neurosurgeon and an engineer walk into a lab ...
Steve Schiff has the soothing voice and gentle manner of someone who has spent a large part of his career dealing with children, and frequently, children in pain. As a pediatric neurosurgeon, he has lent his skills and bedside manner to treating diseases of the brain in children. As a researcher, he is joining forces with electrical engineer Srinivas Tadigadapa to develop technology to understand and treat diseases of the brain.
NSF grant supports research to define creativity in engineering design
In order to successfully solve problems, engineers must be creative. An inventive mindset is essential for them to design new products and services or improve upon those that have already been created. Engineers need to constantly innovate in order to continue to drive economic and societal successes. But, how can creativity be measured objectively?
On the road to reality of autonomous vehicles
Envision a world in which drivers are actually passengers. Consider a morning commute that gives employees an extra one, two or three hours of sleep, or an evening commute that equally extends the workday. Imagine a mid-week evening or Saturday morning when "soccer" moms and dads no longer need to drive their children to games, dance classes or music lessons.
New partnership brings together career counseling and engineering students
When Diandra Prescod began researching the effects of career development programs on student retention in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors nearly five years ago, she was amazed at what she found. "My research shows that students who participate in a STEM-focused career planning course are more likely to stay in their major," Prescod said.
RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS
All ranked Penn State College of Engineering undergraduate programs climb in latest U.S. News & World Report survey >>
Two electrical engineering alums receive highest Alumni Association award >>