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Still waiting at an intersection? Banning certain left turns helps traffic flow

7/12/2021

According to a Penn State engineer, well-placed left turn restrictions in certain busy intersections loosen many of the bottlenecks that hamper traffic efficiency.

Engineer pens article advocating for ban of left turns at busy intersections

6/11/2021

Vikash Gayah, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, recently authored an article for The Conversation advocating for the elimination of left turns at city intersections with heavy traffic. Since publication, the article has collected more than 20,000 views and was republished in a variety of outlets, including Popular Science, Fast Company and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Trustees approve plans, funds for new West 1 engineering building

5/7/2021

The Board of Trustees today (May 7) approved the final plans and construction of a new engineering research and teaching space at the University Park campus.

Engineering students earn scholarships from international society

4/30/2021

The Vertical Flight Society (VFS) awarded Vertical Flight Foundation (VFF) scholarships to three Penn State engineering students.

Student team challenged to create and test fully autonomous car

4/28/2021

A cohort of students on the Penn State Advanced Vehicle Team were selected for the 2021 AutoDrive Challenge, sponsored by SAE International and General Motors.

College of Engineering names inaugural 40 Under 40 Alumni Award honorees

4/15/2021

The Penn State College of Engineering has selected the first cohort of honorees as part of its new 40 Under 40 Alumni Award program, which recognizes graduates who are 40 years old or younger for their early career impact.

Engineering faculty, staff and alumni honored for exceptional contributions

3/17/2021

The Penn State Engineering Alumni Society (PSEAS) is recognizing the below faculty, staff and alumni of the Penn State College of Engineering for their outstanding teaching, research, advising and service.

FacultyXchange connects biodevices researchers in academia, industry

2/17/2021

The Center for Biodevices in the College of Engineering at Penn State hosted its second annual Faculty Xchange on Feb. 10. More than 165 researchers and clinicians attended the virtual event.

Penn State Society of Women Engineers wins national award

1/4/2021

The Penn State Society of Women Engineers (SWE) received the 2020 Outstanding Collegiate Section (OCS) Gold Mission Award for the seventh consecutive year at the virtual WE20 National Conference.

Engineering capstone design showcase winners announced

12/21/2020

The College of Engineering Learning Factory Capstone Design Project Showcase for the fall semester took place virtually from Friday, Dec. 11 to Friday, Dec. 18. Students shared the culmination of their semester-long projects on the showcase's website.

Penn State's industryXchange explores collaborations in artificial intelligence

12/21/2020

The Penn State College of Engineering hosted the fourth annual industryXchange on Dec. 7-8. The virtual event brought together members of industry, Penn State faculty and students, and government agencies to explore collaboration opportunities on this year’s focus, "Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning."

College of Engineering promotes campaigns for 2020 #GivingTuesday

11/20/2020

The Penn State College of Engineering invites alumni, parents, friends, faculty, staff and students to celebrate the power of giving back as part of #GivingTuesday on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference to be held Dec. 9-11

11/12/2020

Transportation professionals from around the country will sign in from home and office computers next month, when the annual Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC) is held virtually for the first time in history. 

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