• HomePic01Rising senior Joseph Sinclair has a busy schedule as a student majoring in mechanical engineering, nuclear engineering and engineering sciences. In addition to a rigorous course schedule, he also finds time to run Solid Dynamics, LLC, a rapid prototyping service that utilizes the latest techniques in additive manufacturing to design and produce quality products.

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  • HomePic02Matthew Krott, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. This three-year grant supports Krott’s research on vibration reduction in rotorcraft. Of more than 2,000 fellowships granted in 2014, Krott is one of only 93 recipients performing mechanical engineering research.

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  • HomePic03Tak-Sing Wong, head of Penn State’s Laboratory for Nature-Inspired Engineering, has been selected as one of the world’s top Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Review.

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  • HomePic04A team of Penn State students took first place at the inaugural U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Collegiate Wind Competition May 5 to 7 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Featuring more than 150 students from 10 universities across the country, the event was held in conjunction with the American Wind Energy Association's annual WINDPOWER conference.

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  • HomePic05NucE graduate student Chris Ulmer looking at extended defect structures which formed in an advanced steel after high dose ion irradiation. The irradiations were performed in situ in a transmission electron microscope at Argonne National Laboratory as part of a DOE Integrated Research Project to study the effects of neutron irradiation on materials using accelerated ion irradiations.
  • HomePic06Admiral John M. Richardson, Director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program presented during the Lawrence H. Hochreiter Distinguished Lecture Series. Pictured with Admiral Richardson are Susan Hochreiter and Karen Thole.
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Expansion of MNE Department

Expansion of MNE Department

August 06, 2014

The MNE Department is currently home to 50 faculty, 270 graduate students, and 1000 undergraduate students. Over the next two years, the Department will expand the faculty by 25%. Read more...


ME Seminar Series

Dr. H.J. Sommer, III

November 4 @ 4:00 PM in 135 Reber

 

NucE Seminar Series

Frank von Hippel, Princeton University

November 6 @ 4:00 PM in 135 Reber Building

 

ME Seminar Series

Dr. Scott Curran

November 11 @ 4:00 PM in 135 Reber

 

ME Seminar Series

Jesse Pentzer

November 18 @ 4:00 PM in 135 Reber