Sez Atamturktur will begin her duties as the Harry and Arlene Schell Professor and Head of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State on July 1, 2018. 
SPRING 2018
FEATURES
Retrofitting roofs in Pennsylvania's 'Rust Belt'

Esther Obonyo, associate professor of engineering design and architectural engineering, was awarded a $25,000 grant from Penn State's Institutes of Energy and the Environment to design and test a new roofing composite. The project is part of an ongoing economic development initiative in the city of New Kensington.  >>
The reality of simulating healthcare facilities

Jennifer Lather, a doctoral candidate in architectural engineering, is currently using computer simulations at Penn State Hershey Medical Center to better understand how to design for the changing situations in the hospital's emergency department.  >>
Building a better healthcare environment

As part of the 2018 national Architectural Engineering Institute Student Design Competition, 10 Penn State architectural engineering undergraduate students worked to create a cohesive, adaptable, patient-focused, state-of-the-art children's hospital located in Omaha, Nebraska.  >>
Department holds annual Senior Thesis and Awards Banquet

On Friday, April 27, more than $130,000 in awards and scholarships were presented to third-, fourth-, and fifth-year architectural engineering students. View the event's Flickr album.  >>

The third annual Energy Days conference was held on May 30 - 31 at The Penn State Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Energy Days was created in an effort to convene the energy expertise of Penn State and develop partnerships to help improve the affordability, sustainability and security of energy in the future. >>

Penn State has been asked by the United Nations to lead a global network to advance building science, construction processes and building management. The network aims to create an international framework that will make buildings more sustainable, more efficient and healthier to live and work in. >>
NOTIFICATIONS, RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS
ALUMNI UPDATES
  • David E. Dix: KSU's Euclide made campus, city better >>
  • This South Side church built for millworkers in 1905 could find new life as loft-style condominiums >>
  • Armbrust man was mentor, role model to young project managers >>
  • Stephanie Slocum discusses importance of diversity and inclusion in the workforce on ASCE Interchange >>
  • Stephanie Slocum publishes "She Engineers," a career success guide for female engineers >>
  • James Mendygral promoted to associate principal at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. >>
UPCOMING EVENTS
2018 Arts Festival Alumni Weekend  >>

AUGUST 8
Second Six-Week Session Ends >>

AUGUST 11
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony  >>


AUGUST 20
Fall Semester Classes Begin  >> 

SEPTEMBER 18
AE Career Fair >>
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