Associate Professor Conrad Tucker and industrial engineering graduate student Christian Lopez are using gaming features to teach computers how to build personalized mental and physical therapy programs that enhance individual motivation.  >>
SUMMER 2017
FEATURES
Green Fleet Technology
Additive manufacturing and design graduate program coming fall 2017
Researchers collaborate on $1.2 million project to lower product design and manufacturing costs
Kandice Pettaway: Dreamer, Doer, Engineer

Kandice Pettaway, an incoming industrial engineering student, is focusing on being a successful student with the ultimate goal of helping minorities succeed in STEM fields. And she's off to a terrific start. Read on.  >> 

Undergrads help export latest in engineering communication to China

When classes conclude this spring, two Penn State industrial engineering students will join the growing ranks of those that have helped export cutting-edge engineering communication from University Park to China.  >>
Ergonomist serves as research consultant on newest LG smartphone

Andris Freivalds, a world-renowned expert in the field of human factors and ergonomics, helped lead a team of researchers contracted by LG during the testing of its latest smartphone release, the LG G6 >>
Penn State mourns the loss of businessman and philanthropist Harold Marcus

The Penn State community has lost an alumnus whose dedication and support spanned decades within the University and particularly the College of Engineering. Harold "Hal" Marcus, a 1949 Penn State graduate and retired industrial engineer turned real estate entrepreneur, died on March 18 at his home in Olympia, Washington, at the age of 89.   >>

Terpenny named chair-elect of national industrial engineering council
 

Janis Terpenny has been named the 2017-18 chair-elect of the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads. Terpenny is the Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Chair and Head of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, as well as a professor within the department.  >>  
 
RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS
  • Faculty, students honored at annual IISE conference >> | Photo album >>
  • Necdet Serhat Aybat, Scarlett Miller, Conrad Tucker receive promotions >>
  • Emily Leight selected to receive Material Handling Education Foundation scholarship >>
  • Charlotte Fei named a recipient of the Dwight D. Gardner Scholarship >>
  • Researchers receive seed grant to study the effects cyber security threats have on digital manufacturing systems >>
  • Vamshi Voruganti advances to global finals of 3M innovation competition >>
  • Wes Dickson named student marshal for spring commencement >>
  • Students, faculty and alumni recognized at annual departmental banquet >>
  • Hui Yang co-edits a new book on health care analytics >>
ALUMNI UPDATES
  • IST Professor Stan Aungst ('00 Ph.D.) plans to retire but not slow down >>
  • Nicki Palmer (90 I E) writes column on the need for more women in STEM fields >>
  • Shannon McCully ('96 I E) named speaker at Penn State York spring commencement ceremony >>
  • Stan Aungst ('00 Ph.D.) named recipient of 2017 Barash Award for Human Service >>
  • Dave Mellott ('99 I E) and business partner Brian DiPasquale opened a new branch of New America Financial in Martinsburg, West Virginia >>
Alumni are encouraged to submit updates to psuie@psu.edu.
UPCOMING EVENTS
JULY 13-16
Central PA Arts Festival >>
 
JULY 15
PSIMES Alumni Event - Pegula Ice Arena Tour >>

AUGUST 12
Summer Commencement >>

AUGUST 21
Fall Classes Begin  

SEPTEMBER 4
Labor Day Holiday - No Classes

SEPTEMBER 9
College of Engineering Alumni Tailgate

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