School Contacts

School Head Office

213 Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802
814-865-2952
sedtapp@psu.edu

Interim School Head

Tim Simpson
tws8@psu.edu

Manager and Administrative Coordinator

Jaime Ross
814-865-7589
jli1@psu.edu

School Head Assistant

Jan Liberti
814-865-2952
jll76@engr.psu.edu

Educational Programs Coordinator and Graduate Programs Assistant

Marie Laird
814-863-3026
mjk5287@psu.edu

Undergraduate Programs Assistant

Chris Decoteau
814-863-2587
cad292@psu.edu

Financial Assistant and Receptionist

Maddi Spearly
814-865-2771
mms5267@psu.edu

Financial Lead

Abigail Smith
814-863-1559
azb1@psu.edu

IT Support Specialist

Denis Tremblay
814-865-3767
dyt3@psu.edu

Communications Strategist

Samantha Chavanic
814-863-1012
smh5218@psu.edu


Engineering Design

Director of Engineering Design

Scarlett Miller
814-863-4143
shm13@psu.edu

Associate Director for Undergraduate Programs

Sarah Ritter
scr15@psu.edu


Engineering Entrepreneurship

Director of Engineering Entrepreneurship

Ted Graef
814-865-7580
jtg150@psu.edu


Engineering Leadership Development

Director of Engineering Leadership Development

Paul Mittan 
814-863-9074
pwm115@psu.edu

Associate Director of Undergraduate Engineering Leadership Development

Meg Handley
814-863-5728
mhh11@psu.edu

Associate Director of Graduate Engineering Leadership Development

Dena Lang
814-863-9077
tcl133@psu.edu


Engineering Technology and Commonwealth Engineering

Director of Engineering Technology and Commonwealth Engineering

Ivan Esparragoza
610-892-1420
iee1@psu.edu


First-Year Engagement


Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship

Director of Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship

John Gershenson
jzg322@psu.edu


Professional Programs Outreach

Director of Professional Programs Outreach

Robin Havens Tate
814-863-6288
rhs11@psu.edu


Law, Policy, and Engineering Program

Director of Law, Policy, and Engineering

Sandra Allain
814-867-1024
sma6369@psu.edu


 
 

About

The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education and unrivaled research opportunities 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