• HomePic01Porous silicon manufactured in a bottom up procedure using solar energy can be used to generate hydrogen from water, according to a team of Penn State mechanical engineers, led by Donghai Wang. They also see applications for batteries, biosensors and optical electronics as outlets for this new material.

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  • HomePic02Marty Trethewey, the Arthur L. Glenn Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been recognized by Penn State for the Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching. This award honors the recipient for the highest levels of academic excellence, outstanding leadership and meritorious service.

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  • HomePic03The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering’s Industry and Professional Advisory Committee (IPAC) held their annual meeting. IPAC is made of representatives from industry, government agencies and academia to help advise the Department and the College of Engineering on academic issues and on current trends and future directions in engineering. IPAC is a forum where ideas are exchanged and recommendations are made, providing a direct link between the Department and the engineering profession.
  • HomePic04The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering held its spring Senior Recognition Reception and Banquet to honor its outstanding mechanical and nuclear engineering seniors, awarding five students for their exceptional achievements. The guest speaker was Steven I. Glusman, Penn State alumnus and engineer at Boeing.

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  • HomePic05Early April brought hundreds of nuclear scholars together at Penn State’s University Park campus for the annual American Nuclear Society (ANS) National Student Conference. Hosted by the ANS student section of Penn State, the conference featured expert panels, technical presentations, workshops, a career fair and social events.

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  • HomePic06The department honors its faculty and staff celebrating 25 years of service. J.D. Miller and Laura Pauley received awards from Karen Thole, MNE department head. Also receiving a 25 Year Service Award was Jim Brasseur.
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MSME Degree Now Offered Online

MSME Degree Now Offered Online

Same MS degree, now available online

July 10, 2013

As the U.S. economy continues to improve, demand for mechanical engineers is up 9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Advancing in this career, which involves designing, developing, building and testing mechanical devices, will be more convenient with Penn State's master of science in mechanical engineering (MSME), which will be delivered online starting this fall.

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