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Architectural engineering announces new micro-credentialing sessions

1/24/2020

Micro-credentials are on the rise in the higher education market, and architectural engineering students are some of the first to take part.

Architectural engineering professor continues work on sustainable windows

1/17/2020

Windows accentuate and beautify commercial or residential buildings, according to Julian Wang, associate professor of architectural engineering at Penn State, but they also?are vulnerable to the elements.

Architectural engineering's Makers Space bolstered by alumnus gift

1/13/2020

Ted Lynch, architectural engineering alumnus and CEO of Southland Industries, and his wife, Sarah, recently contributed $100,000 to enhance Penn State Department of Architectural Engineering (AE) facilities.

Seven engineering faculty members receive ROCKET Seed Grant to fund new research

1/7/2020

Seven Penn State College of Engineering faculty members were awarded the College of Engineering’s 2020 Research Opportunities for mid-Career Knowledge EnhancemenT (ROCKET) Seed Grant to fund exploration of new or existing research areas.

Architectural engineering professor-led team will study digital modeling on capital projects

1/6/2020

John Messner, Charles and Elinor Matts Professor of Architectural Engineering at Penn State, is leading a $240,000 Construction Industry Institute (CII)-funded project to study building projects that have utilized digital modeling and to compile recommended best practices for organizing, retrieving and analyzing project data.

Planned expansion to keep College of Engineering on leading edge

12/3/2019

Design work is progressing for the first stage of a proposed, decade-long, multi-phase plan that will transform the Penn State College of Engineering and its footprint on the University Park campus.

Engineering design firm gifts $50K to architecture and architectural engineering

12/2/2019

Citing a desire for a collaborative curriculum across departments, Philadelphia-based architecture and engineering design firm EwingCole recently committed two $25,000 gifts, one to the Department of Architecture and one to the Department of Architectural Engineering (AE) at Penn State.

Nuclear engineering department head contributes to international think tank

11/26/2019

Jean Paul Allain, head of the Ken and Mary Alice Lindquist Department of Nuclear Engineering at Penn State, along with 42 other experts from various fields comprise a think tank launched by the Colombian government. The group will submit a report of their recommendations for Colombia's future development on Dec. 5.

$1.5M grant will investigate use of robots on construction sites

11/8/2019

Robert Leicht, associate professor of architectural engineering, will lead a new $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate the use of robots on construction sites to provide needed relief for the waning workforce.

AE faculty and staff members, alumna honored with Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Awards

10/25/2019

Five representatives of the Department of Architectural Engineering (AE) have been honored with 2019 Penn State Engineering Alumni Society (PSEAS) Awards.

Architectural engineering receives grant for Research Experience for Teachers

10/15/2019

Bolstering high school students' interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, does not happen overnight. It takes time, even years, to introduce a student to the excitement of learning and real-world career opportunities in STEM.

Architectural engineering awarded grant to redesign first-year seminar

9/27/2019

First-year engineering students likely do not expect to tour and redesign Beaver Stadium, work with full-scale construction robots, or create Lego models of existing academic buildings at University Park, all within their first year on campus.

Penn State professor named founding director of Global Building Network

9/27/2019

Esther Obonyo, an associate professor in Penn State's College of Engineering, has been named director of the Global Building Network (GBN). She will be working as part of the Institutes of Energy and the Environment.

Building materials researcher joins architectural engineering

9/13/2019

Juan Pablo "JP" Gevaudan, an experimental cement chemist and current Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research Fellow, joined Penn State’s Department of Architectural Engineering on Aug. 16 as an affiliate professor.

Alumna gifts endowed scholarship to architectural engineering

8/27/2019

Architectural engineering (AE) alumna Karen (Kalenak) Sweeney has given to Penn State over the past 30 years. This year, she redoubled her generosity to establish an endowed scholarship for AE students.

Research team receives grant to commercialize 3D-printed concrete system

8/14/2019

Researchers at Penn State believe that using 3D-printing technologies to transform concrete construction processes and add new capabilities may radically transform the construction industry and reduce its carbon footprint.

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