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Jablokow recognized as 'World-Class Engineer' for innovativeness, collaboration

1/17/2019

Kathryn Jablokow, professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering and associate chief academic officer at Penn State Great Valley, was the recent recipient of the 2018 Penn State Engineering Alumni Society World-Class Engineering Faculty Award in recognition of her teaching, research, and service.

Penn State Hazleton students work on engineering project for Bellefonte

1/17/2019

Seniors James Dotzel, Cassandra Kelly, Steven Principe and Justin Shimko are working on designing a drinking water protection system for the borough of Bellefonte's historical Big Spring, which provides water for about 9,000 customers. The students are part of a yearlong senior design class in which engineering students begin to apply their classroom learning on a practical design.

Six SEDTAPP faculty members author chapters for new book on innovation leadership

1/16/2019

The recently released first edition of “Innovation Leadership,” a reference book focused on building success in organizations with new ideas, features expert content from six School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) faculty members.

Penn State again the most recognized in U.S. News' Best Online Programs rankings

1/15/2019

For the third straight year, Penn State is the most recognized among hundreds of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of the country’s top online degree programs.

Happy Valley LaunchBox's Idea TestLab accepting applications through Feb. 4

1/14/2019

Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank invites area residents and Penn State students, faculty and staff with unique business ideas to apply to participate in its Idea TestLab. Entry is competitive, and the application deadline is Feb. 4.

Engineering student gains diverse experience through classes and internship

1/11/2019

After developing an interest in engineering through her high school classes, Tina DeBarberie decided to pursue a degree in the field with a long-term goal of applying her knowledge and skills to environmental conservation.

Dr. Barron emphasizes University's student entrepreneurship focus

1/4/2019

Penn State President Eric J. Barron wrote an op-ed article last week for The Conversation about the emerging trend of student entrepreneurs leveraging resources on college campuses across the country and the importance of universities building support for these initiatives.

First World Campus degree in additive manufacturing and design awarded

12/14/2018

Joseph Sinclair always knew he wanted to set the trends, not follow them. As the first graduate of the master of engineering in additive manufacturing and design master’s (AMD) program through Penn State World Campus, he’s staying true to that mission.

Architecture faculty exhibit work at world famous museum

12/13/2018

Yasmine Abbas and DK Osseo-Asare, assistant professors of architecture and engineering design at Penn State, are among the invited artists whose works are on display in the “Africas in Production” exhibition at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, Germany.

ELD and DESIGN graduate programs explored through case competition

12/11/2018

In October, the Engineering Leadership Development (ELD) program collaborated with the Engineering-Consulting Collaborative (E-CC) to design a case competition to introduce students to the graduate degrees offered in Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management (ELIM) and Engineering Design (DESIGN). B

Penn State designer's firm a Young Architects Program finalist

12/7/2018

Low Design Office (LOWDO), an architectural design firm co-owned by DK Osseo-Asare, assistant professor of architecture and engineering design, has been named one of five finalists for next year’s 20th annual Young Architects Program. The program is run by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and MoMA PS1, one of the oldest and largest nonprofit contemporary art institutions in the United States.

Adding layers to Penn State's Nittany Lion pride

12/5/2018

In 1942, Heinz Warneke sculpted the famous Nittany Lion Shrine from a 13-ton block of Indiana limestone. Seventy-six years later, the Penn State 3D Printing Club printed a multi-colored head of the Nittany Lion using 20 different filament materials.

Visualizing vitals through video

12/3/2018

Researchers from Penn State and Johns Hopkin University are working to develop additional capabilities by capturing vital signs of patients in resource-constrained environments with a device most Americans use every day – a cell phone camera.

Great Valley completes $1.9 million renovation to open Knowledge Commons

11/30/2018

Penn State Great Valley just completed a $1.9 million renovation to the Main Building’s ground floor to create a Knowledge Commons, a shared learning space that fosters collaboration among students, faculty and staff.

Imerys seeks filtration solutions from agricultural runoff

11/30/2018

To help address the damage caused by agricultural discharge, first-year engineering students have been tasked with designing an agricultural drainage system to filter out contaminants from storm water runoff before it travels to a waterway. The project is supported by Imerys, a world leader in mineral-based specialties for industry.

News U.S. Naval Research Lab, engineering students partner for workforce development

11/20/2018

The Naval Center for Space Technology (NCST) at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, D.C., recently visited Penn State’s College of Engineering to kick-off a long-term plan for talent development between engineering students and Navy researchers.

Penn State celebrates 10th anniversary of Global Entrepreneurship Week

11/20/2018

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) at Penn State has come to an end, but it was another great year for students and community members to engage with experienced entrepreneurs, business owners and executives from around the world. This year Penn State celebrated a decade of supporting the entrepreneurial spirit at Penn State, across the Commonwealth Campuses and in the surrounding communities.

End zone engineering

11/6/2018

Scarlett Miller, associate professor of engineering design and industrial engineering, served as the guest football coach for the first game of Penn State's 2018 season.

Panel highlights legal, business side of using human health data in research

10/31/2018

Four panelists and one moderator joined together on Oct. 11 to discuss matters of cyber security, privacy and health data for an Institute for CyberScience (ICS) CyberScience Seminar titled “Digital Human Data Research: Critical Law, Policy, & Business Considerations.”

Design Olympics competition, 'Battle of the Bulbs,' encourages creativity

10/29/2018

Each year, the Design Olympics, a design-thinking competition between engineering and psychology students, are held to celebrate the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of the study of creativity.

Developing digital design data

10/25/2018

Researchers at Penn State have received a $424,743 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how the size and quality of datasets created by digital models relate to machine learning and how this impacts the support provided to engineering designers.

Davis receives best paper award at human and computing interaction conference

10/23/2018

Felecia Davis, assistant professor of architecture in the Stuckeman School, brought home a best paper award from the Human and Computing Interaction International (HCII) 2018 Conference, which was held earlier this year in Las Vegas.

ELD students workshop leadership skills on team-building retreat

10/22/2018

In late August, 15 students arrived at Penn State’s Stone Valley Recreation Area for a weekend retreat focused on building self-awareness and authentic leadership as part of a retreat organized by the Engineering Leadership Development (ELD) program.

AFOSR to fund use of beamed microwave energy to propel space vehicles

10/17/2018

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded two College of Engineering faculty members funding totaling more than $823,000 to develop and use a facility to study the use of beamed microwave energy to launch space vehicles off the surface of Earth.

Erickson Discovery Grants now on new schedule

10/12/2018

Undergraduate students are now able to apply for the 2019 Erickson Discovery Grants, with applications due in January instead of February.

National Robotics Competition to be held at Penn State DuBois

10/11/2018

The BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) robotics competition will take place from 4 until 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, and continuing from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Research programs offered for undergraduates

10/11/2018

Three undergraduate research experience programs through NASA’s Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium are offering students the opportunity to work with a research team and gain laboratory experience.

NSF funds three-year study of virtual-reality engineering simulations

10/5/2018

Industrial engineering students often use simulation kits — boxes full of Lego blocks — to learn Toyota’s production system.

Teaching and Learning with Technology introduces new Faculty Fellows

10/5/2018

Teaching and Learning with Technology at Penn State has named its four TLT Faculty Fellows for the 2018-19 academic year — David Hunter, Kathryn W. Jablokow, Karen Kackley-Dutt, and Alan Wagner.

Reshaping first-year engineering design

10/4/2018

Nicholas Meisel, assistant professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering, has received a grant from the College of Engineering’s Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education to design, implement and assess a new framework that will be used to create unifying design experiences during the first eight weeks of EDSGN 100.

Students, faculty celebrate second-place win at NASA 3D Habitat Challenge

9/27/2018

Faculty and students who are part of the PennStateDen@Mars research team have placed second in Phase 3, Level 2 of the NASA 3D Habitat Challenge in Peoria, Ill. from Aug. 23-26. Their win has not only secured them a spot in the next level of competition but has also given the team $33,000 to begin developing new technology for the next stage of the challenge.

TED, Penn State and a makerspace in Ghana

9/21/2018

Combining their research interests in digital space and culture, mobility and informal sector urban dynamics, DK Osseo-Asare and Yasmine Abbas created Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform (AMP) in 2012 to bring stakeholders together to reimagine the future of Agbogbloshie, a scrapyard in Accra, Ghana.

Penn State research expenditures rise to record $927 million

9/14/2018

Penn State’s research expenditures reached a record high for the second consecutive year in fiscal year 2017-2018, according to Vice President for Research Neil Sharkey. The $927 million total represents a $64 million increase over last year’s figure, and includes a record $562 million in federal funds and $365 million from a combination of private funders, the Commonwealth, and University sources.

Penn State's industry partner KCF Technologies helps to power innovation

9/14/2018

KCF Technologies is a standout among Penn State’s industrial partners. Not only does it provide strong support to students by sponsoring the College of Engineering’s senior design capstone projects and supporting the rapidly growing entrepreneurship community, but it works with Penn State researchers on challenging business problems.

Board committee approves architects for two projects at University Park

9/13/2018

In an effort to integrate business start-up and maker-space opportunities in a facility with a central downtown location near the University Park campus, the Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning approved Kieran Timberlake of Philadelphia, as the architect for the James Building replacement.

Student entrepreneurship at core of newly released policy blueprint

9/5/2018

Penn State President Eric J. Barron on Sept. 5 presented a new policy blueprint for how public universities and the federal government can strengthen their partnership to build a modern workforce that meets the evolving needs of employers and collaborate on innovation, while also becoming more effective partners with their communities to address local problems, and foster opportunity and economic mobility.

Ritter appointed Engineering Design 100 course chair

8/21/2018

Sarah Ritter, assistant teaching professor in the School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP), has been appointed as the course chair for Engineering Design (EDSGN) 100: Introduction to Engineering Design.

Cultivating leadership potential

8/2/2018

Recently, the Engineering Leadership Development program piloted an opportunity for its upper-level students to develop coaching skills while exposing its younger students to the value of being coached. Students who had taken ENGR 422: Leadership of International Virtual Engineering Teams in a previous semester were eligible to serve as coaches for students enrolled in the spring 2018 section of ENGR 422.

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