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Andrew Erdman

Adjunct Professor of Practice


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

213 Hammond Building


Google Scholar Profile

Research Areas:

Engineering Leadership Development




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


Book, Chapters

  • Walter Robb, Andrew M. Erdman, and , , 2018, Innovation on a Small Farm, Routledge Publishers
  • Keppy Arnoldsen and Andrew M. Erdman, 2018, An Innovation Success in the Private Sector, Routledge Publishers

Conference Proceedings

  • J Bracken, X Glavin, D Henderson, Kathryn W Jablokow, N Sonalkar, Andrew M. Erd andan, , 2019, "Can Process Metrics Predict product Success? A Pilot Study Of Student Design Teams", Centre Hall, United States
  • Meredith Handley, Teresa C Lang, Andrew M. Erdman and Jongho Park, 2019, "Leaders as Coaches"
  • Teresa C Lang, Meredith Handley, Andrew M. Erdman, Jongho Park and M Tsakalerou, 2019, "Intercultural Competency Differences between U.S. and Central Asian Students in an Engineering Across Cultures and Nations Graduate Course"
  • M Fromel, M Bennett, L Wei, Meredith Handley, Teresa C Lang and Andrew M. Erdman, 2019, "Engineering Leadership Styles Used in Industry Today", Centre Hall, Pennsylvania
  • Jongho Park, Meredith Handley, Teresa C Lang and Andrew M. Erdman, 2018, "Developing Undergraduates Self-Efficacy for Engineering Leadership: Relations Among Leadership Attributes, Teamwork Skills, and Creativity,"
  • 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


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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

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School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952