Alumni Reunion

Alumni and Friends

The close connection between our alumni, current students, and faculty is one thing that makes the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering so great. Our alumni groups promote fellowship and networking, and alumni are active in improving the programs, the department, and the College of Engineering.

Join an Alumni Society

The Penn State Mechanical Engineering Society (PSMES) and the Penn State Nuclear Engineering Society (PSNES) are comprised of program alumni and have representation in the Penn State Engineering Alumni Society and the Penn State Alumni Association.

All graduates of Penn State's Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering programs are eligible to join and there are no dues. To become a member, visit the appropriate alumni group website and complete the membership form online.

Alumnus Giving Video Link
Student Giving Video Link
Faculty Giving Video Link


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