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Event lifts curtain on a bright future for materials research

Events

Feb
08

HarbisonWalker International Virtual Information Session

via Microsoft Teams
6:00–7:00 p.m. (ET)

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Feb
09

Gas Turbine Seminar Series: Control of Instabilities in Jets in Cross Flow

Speaker: Dr. Ann Karagozian
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California—Los Angeles

Zoom
3:30 p.m. ET

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Feb
13

Veeva Recruiting Day

Kunkle Lounge
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

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About the Department

 
Reber Building

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Penn State. With more than 60 faculty members, 290 graduate students and 650 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 a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in mechanical engineering.

I invite you to explore our departmentacademics, and research.

Mary Frecker
Department Head

 
 

Undergraduate Majors

  • Mechanical 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

Online Graduate Degrees

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

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Student Organizations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • 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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With more than 60 faculty members, 330 graduate students, and 800 undergraduate students, the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering 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 as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S.) graduate degrees in mechanical engineering. See how we’re inspiring change and impacting tomorrow at me.psu.edu.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519