• HomePic01Rising senior Joseph Sinclair has a busy schedule as a student majoring in mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering and engineering sciences. In addition to a rigorous course schedule, he also finds time to run Solid Dynamics, LLC, a rapid prototyping service that utilizes the latest techniques in additive manufacturing to design and produce quality products.

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  • HomePic02Matthew Krott, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. This three-year grant supports Krott’s research on vibration reduction in rotorcraft. Of more than 2,000 fellowships granted in 2014, Krott is one of only 93 recipients performing mechanical engineering research.

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  • HomePic03Tak-Sing Wong, head of Penn State’s Laboratory for Nature-Inspired Engineering, has been selected as one of the world’s top Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Review.

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  • HomePic04A team of Penn State students took first place at the inaugural U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Collegiate Wind Competition May 5 to 7 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Featuring more than 150 students from 10 universities across the country, the event was held in conjunction with the American Wind Energy Association's annual WINDPOWER conference.

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  • HomePic05Ryan Patrick, a recent mechanical engineering graduate and the 2014 THON executive director, recently joined some elite company, receiving a prestigious national award dubbed the "Nobel Prize of public service." Patrick was awarded the GlobeChanger Award for a volunteer under 25 who has completed notable global or national service during the 42nd annual Jefferson Awards Foundation ceremony earlier in June, in Washington, D.C.

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  • HomePic06Admiral John M. Richardson, Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program presented during the Lawrence H. Hochreiter Distinguished Lecture Series. Pictured with Admiral Richardson are Susan Hochreiter and Karen Thole.
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Expansion of MNE Department

Expansion of MNE Department

August 06, 2014

The MNE Department is currently home to 50 faculty, 270 graduate students, and 1000 undergraduate students. Over the next two years, the Department will expand the faculty by 25%. Read more...


ME Seminar Series

Dr. Andreas Polycarpou

October 7 @ 4:00 PM in 135 Reber

 

NucE Seminar Series

Dr. Huban Gowadia, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

October 9 @ 4:00 PM in 135 Reber Building

 

ME Seminar Series

Dr. Inkyu Park

October 21 @ 4:00 PM in 135 Reber

 

NucE Seminar Series

Dov Dori, Technion

October 23 @ 4:00 PM in 112 Walker Building