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Hosam Fathy

Bryant Early Career Professor

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Larson Transportation Institute

Office: 157D Hammond Building


Phone: 814-867-4442

Personal or Departmental Website

Optimal control; model reduction; system identification and identifiability; electrochemical battery modeling, identification, and control; hybrid electric vehicle design and control optimization; smart grid demand response; data center energy management; networked hardware-in-the-loop simulation; vehicle dynamics and safety.



The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519