It is with sadness that we share the passing of Jean Landa Pytel, former assistant dean for student services and global programs and associate professor of Penn State ESM, on March 15, 2018.  >>
APRIL 2018
Gift from FirstEnergy Foundation to support Capstone Design project program

The FirstEnergy Foundation, solely funded by FirstEnergy Corp., has donated $175,000 to support the Penn State College of Engineering's Learning Factory Senior Capstone Design projects at the University Park, Behrend and Berks campuses.  >>
Microengineered slippery rough surface for water harvesting from air

A slippery rough surface (SRS) inspired by both pitcher plants and rice leaves outperforms state-of-the-art liquid-repellent surfaces in water harvesting applications, according to a team of researchers at Penn State and the University of Texas at Dallas.  >>
Cutler receives NSF grant to advance engineering education research

Stephanie Cutler, assessment and instructional support specialist for the Leonhard Center for Enhancement of Engineering Education in Penn State's College of Engineering, has been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation to advance engineering education research through peer review analysis.  >>
Extracellular vesicles could be personalized drug delivery vehicles

Creating enough nanovesicles to inexpensively serve as a drug delivery system may be as simple as putting the cells through a sieve, according to an international team of researchers who used mouse autologous - their own - immune cells to create large amounts of fillable nanovesicles to deliver drugs to tumors in mice.  >>
Radiation Science and Engineering Center to test nuclear reactor vessel monitoring device

Penn State's Radiation Science and Engineering Center (RSEC) and Westinghouse Electric Company have been awarded a $789,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) under the DoE's Nuclear Energy Enabling Technologies awards program.  >>
  • Twelve alumni to receive College of Engineering's highest honor >> 
  • Janik receives 2018 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching >> 
  • Civil engineering's Radlinska named American Concrete Institute Fellow >>
  • MNE professors named inaugural Fellows of the Combustion Institute >>
  • Cao and alumnus to receive IEEE INFOCOM Test of Time Paper Award >>
  • Radlinska receives Hartz Family Career Development Professorship in Engineering >>
  • Randolph awarded Harold K. Schilling Dean's Graduate Scholarship >>
  • Civil engineering student receives Distinguished Master's Thesis Award >>
  • Senior Emily Leight awarded S. Balachandran Service Scholarship >>
  • Nuclear alumna Suzanne Keenan elected to NERC Board of Trustees >>
  • Two College of Engineering programs make significant jumps in U.S. News graduate rankings  >>  
  • Quiz [re]design: Rethinking engineering design evaluation >> 
  • Engineering for humanitarian causes inspires graduate student >>
  • Larson Transportation Institute hosts second graders for hands-on STEM >>
  • Hillman and Bakis awarded Multidisciplinary Research Seed Grant by College >> 
  • Narayanan leading cross-disciplinary research to make grocery shopping more accessible for visually impaired >>
  • Designing a new material for improved ultrasound >>
  • Interdisciplinary projects awarded seed grants from IEE >> 
  • IE graduate student investigates smart maintenance in service sector >>  
  • Students explore entrepreneurial spirit of Israel over spring break >> 
  • Shannon McCully finds magic in industrial engineering through career at Disney >>
  • Electrical engineering alumnus serves as Bishoff Entrepreneur-in-Residence >>
APRIL 13-15
ASME E-Fest East >>

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Industry Open House  >>

Engineering Design Showcase >>

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony >>

Graduate School Commencement Ceremony >>

MAY 15-17
Shaping the Future of the Human-Technology Systems Frontier: A Workshop in Strategic Foresight, Deep Uncertainty, and Leadership >>

JUNE 1-3
We Are Weekend: Registration now open  >>

JUNE 10-15
22nd annual Short Course on Corrosion: Fundamentals and Experimental Methods >>

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