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The Spring 2010 issue of SEDTAPP News is now available. Download the PDF.

Engineering and Engineering Technology

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The 2010-2011 Engineering & Engineering Technology brochure is now available. Download the PDF.


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Fall 2013 Student Design Showcase Set for Dec. 12

Engineering students will display their solutions to industry-posed problems at the Student Design Project Showcase at 1 p.m. on December 12 at the Bryce Jordan Center. The event is free and open to the public.

The showcase is the culmination of a semester-long effort by engineering students to design prototypes and remedies to real-world challenges posed by industry clients.

Seniors in biological engineering, chemical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, engineering design, engineering science and mechanics, industrial engineering, materials science and mechanical engineering are participating in the...

Innovating the Developing World

Social entrepreneurship projects implemented in Africa

Mashavu and WishVast are two on-going humanitarian engineering and social entrepreneurship projects offered through EDGSN 452 Projects in Community Service Engineering. These two projects, led by Engineering Design Affiliate Faculty and Senior Research Associate Khanjan Mehta, involve students in hands-on engineering design and entrepreneurship activities in the classroom and are implemented in Africa during the summer.

Mondialogo: An intercultural dialogue and exchange

Penn State and Moroccan students collaborate on international engineering project

Eighteen Penn State students and thirteen Moroccan students from École Mohammadia d’Ingénieurs came together in spring 2009 to form “Team Amerocco,” an international group of students with a passion for cultural exchanges and a drive to improve the world though engineering.

Mashavu Update: Three Successful On-going Pilots!

Since May 2011, the Mashavu Telemedicine System has conducted pilots in several locations in Kenya. The most recent pilot is in conjunction with the Nyeri County Diabetes Support Group (NCDSG). Members of the NCDSG collect BP, BMI, and blood sugar. They will be utilizing Mashavu database system to organize and report their previously unmonitored data.

Engineering Design News

Students Seek Ways to Make Vehicles Safer, Greener, More Connected
October 2014

Most people spend more time in their car each day than anywhere except work or home. Over the next 10 years, experts say, our vehicles will be transformed to improve the driving experience. But how will these new cars be safer, greener and more connected than their predecessors? Delphi Automotive, one of the world’s largest automotive parts manufacturers, wants Penn State engineering students to be part of that conversation.

Students in this semester’s EDSGN 100: Introduction to Engineering Design class will work in teams to address Delphi's challenge by coming up with potential ideas that might help auto manufacturers incorporate cutting-edge features...

College of Engineering Establishes New Graduate Program in Engineering Design
June 2014

The College of Engineering has a new engineering design graduate program within its School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP).

Entrepreneurship News

ClariPhy cofounder named Bishoff resident entrepreneur
October 2014

Paul Voois, cofounder and chief strategy officer of ClariPhy, will serve as the fall 2014 Bishoff Entrepreneur-in-Residence Oct. 21-24.

Interactive, Networking, Educational Events Planned for Global Entrepreneurship Week
November 2013

The College of Engineering is partnering with other academic colleges and local businesses to coordinate a variety of activities for Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 18-22.

The week's events will kick off with the "All-Star Entrepreneurship Game Show" at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 in 135 Reber. Robert Beaury, instructor in the School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs, and Mark Gagnon, Harbaugh Entrepreneurship Scholar and entrepreneurship coordinator in the College of Agricultural Sciences, will host the Jeopardy-style game show.

Students will have opportunities to network with local business owners at "Friends of Town and Gown...

Leadership News

Penn State Live: Video: Penn State engineers offer design solutions in Morocco
January 2011

Penn State engineering students and faculty visited Morocco in summer 2010 to put in place three different engineering design projects. Two of the teams devised systems to improve communities’ water quality, and the third group offered a solution for better workplace seating at a women’s cooperative.

Engineering Penn State: Missions to Morocco
Fall 2010

The Engineering Leadership Development Program was featured as a cover story for this issue on “Global Outreach.”