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Amira Meddeb

Assistant Research Professor


  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Materials Research Institute

N259 Millennium Science Complex


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Research Projects

  • September 2017 - August 2018, "Collaborative Research: ARI-LA: Low-Dose Inspection for Nuclear Threats Using Monochromatic Gamma-Rays," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Homeland Security).
  • July 2011 - April 2016, "Development of capacitor technologies on behalf of the DOE's Vehicle Technologies (VT) Program," (Sponsor: Argonne National Laboratory).
  • April 2015 - May 2016, "Plasma Surface Modification of Polymer Films," (Sponsor: Saudi Basic Industries Corporation ^).

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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.

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