College of Engineering adds 15 faculty members


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State College of Engineering has added 15 faculty members this semester, with 11 tenured or tenure-line members and four non-tenure-line members. 

“It is my pleasure to welcome our newest faculty members, who demonstrate breadth of experience and depth of expertise from a wide variety of focuses across engineering, to the college,” said Justin Schwartz, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean in the College of Engineering. “They represent the most recent growth of 12 departments and student support services in the college — a trend we will continue to drive to advance our position at the leading edge of engineering research and education.”  

New spring 2022 tenure-line faculty:  

  • Andrew Barnard, professor and director of the graduate program in acoustics 
  • Ezra Clark, assistant professor of chemical engineering 
  • Christopher Dancy, Harold and Inge Marcus Industrial and Manufacturing Career Development Associate Professor in the Departments of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and of Computer Science and Engineering 
  • Debarati Das, assistant professor of computer science and engineering 
  • Donald Ebeigbe, assistant professor of electrical engineering 
  • Ilya Kovalenko, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and industrial and manufacturing engineering  
  • Gina Noh, assistant professor of chemical engineering 
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Tracy Early Career Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Federico Scurti, assistant professor of nuclear engineering 
  • Cunjiang Yu, Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics and Biomedical Engineering 
  • Wangda Zuo, professor of architectural engineering 

New spring 2022 non-tenure-line faculty:  

  • Thanakorn Khamvilai, assistant research professor of aerospace engineering 
  • Angela Rothrock, associate teaching professor of global engineering 
  • Suman Saha, assistant teaching professor of computer science and engineering  
  • Henrietta Tsosie, assistant teaching professor of engineering science and mechanics  

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