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Events

Jan
22

”Fully Ceramic Microencapsulated Fuel in High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors”

Speaker: Cihang Lu
Penn State

125 Reber
9:30 a.m.

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Jan
25

Mechanical Engineering Reimagined: Undergrad Student Celebration!

E-Knowledge Commons
2-3 p.m.

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Jan
30

Microcredentialing Workshop: Project Management

Speaker: Frank Boyd
Pratt & Whitney

125 Reber Building
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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About the Department

 
Reber Building

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State. With more than 60 faculty members, 330 graduate students and 800 undergraduate students, our department embraces a culture that welcomes individuals with a diversity of backgrounds and expertise. Our faculty and students are innovating today what will impact tomorrow’s solutions to meeting our energy needs, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems. 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.

I invite you to explore our departmentacademics, and research.

Karen Thole
Distinguished Professor and Department Head

 
 

Undergraduate Majors

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Dual Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering
  • Dual Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering

Resident Graduate Degrees

  • M.S. in Additive Manufacturing and Design
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S. in Nuclear Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering

Online Graduate Degrees

  • M. Eng. in Additive Manufacturing and Design
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
  • M.Eng. in Nuclear Engineering

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Student Organizations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Nuclear Society
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Alpha Nu Sigma
  • Pi Tau Sigma
  • PSU Robotics Club
  • Penn State Formula SAE
  • EcoCar Team
  • 3-D Printing Club
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems Club
  • Lunar Lion

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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