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 SPRING/SUMMER 2019
Vol. 34, No. 1
 EDITOR:
Megan Lakatos
WRITERS:
Courtney Allen; Susan Burlingame; Samantha Chavanic; Chuck Gill; Erin Cassidy Hendrick; Megan Lakatos; Jennifer Matthews; Kylee McGuigan; Jeff Mulhollem; Jamie Oberdick; Steve Sampsell; Sarah Small; Leon Valsechi; Ashley WennersHerron
ALUMNI EDITOR:
Erin Tench
VIDEO & PHOTOGRAPHY:
Academic Image; Samantha Chavanic; Chuck Fong; Paul Hazi; Tyler Henderson; Alex Leal; Kate Myers; Chris Pfeiffer
GRAPHICS & DESIGN:
Kate Myers
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS:
President, Eric Barron; Executive Vice President and Provost, Nicholas P. Jones; Harold
and Inge Marcus Dean of the College of Engineering, Justin Schwartz; Senior Associate Dean, Anthony Atchley; Associate
Dean for Education, Peter Butler; Associate Dean for Research, George Lesieutre; Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion, Tonya Peeples; Associate Dean for Innovation, Chris Rahn; Assistant Dean for Academic Support and Global Programs, Christine Masters; Assistant Dean for Educational Innovation and Accreditation, Tom Litzinger
Engineering Penn State is published twice yearly by
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Telephone 814-865-5544 Printed on recycled paper.
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U.Ed. ENG 19-289
Contents
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     THE DEAN’S MESSAGE
4 Collective voices; Collaborative efforts
NEWS & NOTES
5 Aerospace engineering head appointed to aircraft certification review committee
5 Ribbon cutting dedicates new Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building
5 New research shows promise for success of underrepresented scholars in STEM
6 Penn State named key partner in Federal Highway Administration project to study truck platooning
6 Head named for Ken and Mary Alice Lindquist Department of Nuclear Engineering
7 Engineering Mentoring for Internship Excellence program wins national award
7 Former NASA administrator gives College of Engineering’s commencement address
8 Korbs establish three Open Doors Scholarships in the College of Engineering
8 Huang wins Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM2D Scholars Award
8 Lubrizol pledges $100,000 in support of the Engineering Equity Initiative
9 Penn State is a Google AI Impact Grantee
9 Bus driver seating design improvements get green light
9 Penn State named latest site for membrane research center
FEATURES
10 Power in partnerships: Engineering solutions through interdisciplinary initiatives
13 Inaugural Drawdown Scholars class arrives at Penn State
14 Law, Policy, and Engineering initiative gathers more support with second symposium
15 First Penn State Design for Health Summit held
     






















































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