Industrial engineering students are applying what they've learned in the classroom to help improve service at one of the most beloved places on the University Park campus, Penn State's Berkey Creamery. STORY | VIDEO
SUMMER 2018
FEATURES
Researchers receive $535K to manufacture metal parts for naval applications

Researchers develop new method to identify patients at risk for readmission, emergency room visits, or death

Penn State honored for excellence at IISE Annual Conference and Expo

Department welcomes innovator in additive manufacturing 

Engineering service solutions

Making a musician

Industrial engineers celebrate department successes at annual banquet

IE graduate student investigates smart maintenance in service sector 

During his three years at Penn State, graduate student Kai-Wen Tien has accomplished many impressive research pursuits and is pushing the limits on what industrial engineering students can uncover, particularly in the service sector.  >>

Quiz [re]design: Rethinking engineering design evaluation

Christopher McComb, assistant professor in engineering design and mechanical engineering, has created a unique design practicum that tests first-year engineering students' engineering design process comprehension and application capabilities. McComb holds a courtesy appointment in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.  >>
RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS
ALUMNI UPDATES
  • Barret "Barry" Caldwell ('66 IE) died on June 7, 2018 at Lancaster General Hospital >>
  • Bill Waltz ('86 IE) appointed president of Atkore International Group Inc. >>
  • Frank Peters ('91 IE, '94 M.S., '96 Ph.D.) named to the C. G. "Turk" and Joyce A. Therkildsen Professorship in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University >>
  • Rodolfo C. Portillo Bollat ('08 M.Eng, '09 Ph.D. IE and OR) awarded 2018 PSIMES Graduate of the Last Decade Award >> 
  • Tucker J. Marion ('07 Ph.D.), associate professor in the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, has a new innovation management book coming out in October 2018 >>

  • Alumni are encouraged to submit updates to psuie@psu.edu.
UPCOMING EVENTS
JULY 12-15
Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts  >>

AUGUST 11
Summer Commencement  >>

AUGUST 20
Fall classes begin >>

SEPTEMBER 3
Labor Day - No classes

SEPTEMBER 11-13
Fall Career Days >>
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