The Learning Factory to host engineering showcase in person and virtually

November 29, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory will host its end-of-semester showcase for senior engineering students to present their capstone design projects with both in-person and virtual formats.   

The in-person showcase will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 6, in the Bryce Jordan Center Arena, and the virtual showcase will take place Dec. 6-16. Both versions of the event are free and open to the public.  

For more than 25 years, the showcase has provided senior engineering students from across the College of Engineering with an opportunity to share their capstone projects, which are sponsored by a variety of local and national firms as well as government agencies. A complete list of current projects and sponsors can be found here.  

Projects, posters and videos will be judged for awards, including a People’s Choice Award, voted on by attendees of both the in-person and virtual versions of the showcase. The awards are sponsored by BP and Lockheed Martin. Winners will be announced at the end of the showcase and listed online here.  

Permits are not needed for parking. Visitors may park either in the Orange L (South) parking lot behind the Bryce Jordan Center or in the Jordan East (Lot 44), Stadium West or Porter North commuter lots. Parking is not permitted in Orange L East except for ADA parking with a properly displayed state-issued ADA plate or placard. Faculty with Penn State permits may also park in Orange L East. A map of the locations of these lots can be found here

The Learning Factory is the maker space for the Penn State College of Engineering. It hosts several activities and offers safety and equipment training for students, who can use the facility for free. Members of industry can learn more about the Learning Factory, including how to sponsor a capstone project here.


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