A small mechanical wing is attached to an apparatus.
Professor Emeritus Martin Trethewey receives Freiburg University Medal
Penn State student selected for Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering workshop
Battery tech breakthrough paves way for mass adoption of affordable electric car

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Jacqueline O’Connor serves on editorial team for new book on renewable fuels

Xiaogang Hu to lead Penn State assistive device efforts for stroke survivors at new center

Students invited to apply to new propulsion and power summer research program

Mechanical engineer Jing Du receives young leader award from global society

Fruit flies use corrective movements to maintain stability after injury

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Dec
07

UConn Graduate Program Information Session—Clinical Engineering Internship

via Zoom
4:00–5:00 p.m. (ET)

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Dec
08

Airgas Coffee Chats—CANCELLED

213 Business Building
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

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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