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Andrew Erdman

Walter L. Robb Director of Engineering Leadership Development
Professor of Practice


  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Leadership Development
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

213E Hammond Building


Google Scholars Website

Research Areas:

Engineering Leadership Development

Interest Areas:




  • BS, Engineering Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1969
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, 1972


Book, Chapters

  • Walter Robb, Andrew M. Erdman, and Andrew M. Erdman, , Innovation on the Farm, Routledge Publishers

Conference Proceedings

  • Andrew M. Erdman and Teresa C Lang, 2015, "Engineering Leadership Education - The Path Forward"
  • Andras Gordon and Andrew M. Erdman, 2014, "Cultural Accommodation and Integration in International Virtual Teams", ASEE
  • Richard Schuhmann and Andrew M. Erdman, 2013, "Learning Expectations and Outcomes for an Engineering Leadership Principles Class", ASEE


Research Projects

Honors and Awards


Service to Penn State:

  • Participation in Governance Bodies and Related Activities, Other, Immediate Past President, Penn State Engineering Alumni Society, July 2016 - June 2018

Service to External Organizations:




The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952