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   Service Enterprise Engineering
  Charles R. Schneider and Penn State are partnering on a nearly $9 million investment to greatly expand the College of Engineering’s focus on improving processes and efficiencies across the service sector of the economy, a field known as service enterprise engineering.
The funds will support a scholarship, two professorships, a faculty chair, two program support funds, and funding for a program director and director
of industry consortia and technology transfer, all in the area of service
College of Engineering programs rank in U.S. News ‘Best Global Universities’
Several programs in the College of Engineering have made a strong showing, nationally and worldwide, in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Global Universities” for 2020. Among U.S. public universities, Penn State’s overall engineering programs rank at No. 10.
According to U.S. News, these rankings focus on institutional research through reputation surveys and research metrics. The survey encompasses the top 1,500 institutions across 81 countries and measures factors such as global and regional research reputation, publications, and citation impact.
Overall, Penn State’s programs in engineering rank at No. 16 among U.S. institutions, and 68 worldwide; with mechanical engineering
at No. 9 nationally and 51 worldwide; civil engineering at No. 10 nationally, 62 worldwide; and computer science at No. 23 nationally, 94 worldwide.
enterprise engineering within the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.
Schneider’s gift, along with the University’s investment, will enable
the department to create three new degree offerings: a bachelor of science dual degree in industrial engineering and service enterprise engineering,
a bachelor of science in service enterprise engineering, and a master of science degree.
Alumnus and Penn State invest in service enterprise engineering
  Former faculty member and spouse commit
$4 million to electrical engineering
Former Penn State faculty member Raj Mittra and his wife, Jeannette Mittra, recently committed $4 million to the Department of Electrical Engineering.
This gift will create opportunities for faculty
and students alike, as the funds will be used for the creation of four endowments: the Raj and Jeannette Mittra Enhancement Fund for the Department of Electrical Engineering; the Raj and Jeannette Mittra Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering; the Raj and Jeannette Mittra Faculty Development Professorship in Electrical Engineering; and the Raj and Jeannette Mittra Graduate Fellowship in Electrical Engineering.
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