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Finding his path through research

Michael Spencer's research projects resulted in publications, presentations at conferences, and graduate studies in materials science and engineering.
The Center for Additive Manufacturing & Printing

Explore 3D printing and more at the CAMP Oct. 5

The Center for Additive Manufacturing and Printing (CAMP) will host an Information Session and Tour from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
Rail Transportation Engineering Tracks Photo

Penn State Altoona receives $15k grant for Rail Transportation Engineering

The Penn State Altoona Rail Transportation Engineering program was awarded a $15,000 education grant from the National Railroad Construction and Maintenance Association.

Altoona receives funding for STEM Program for Young Women

Penn State Altoona will receive start-up funding for the STEM Program for Young Women.

RTE 302 class working with Total Stations

Students in Penn State Altoona's Rail Engineering Program work with total stations as part of RTE 302: Railroad Track Location, Construction and Maintenance. A total station is a state-of-the-art land surveying tool used in the railroad industry (and across civil engineering) to measure track features such as curvature and gradient.

Student Showcase - Spring 2016

Penn State Altoona held its spring semester Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology Student Showcase event Friday, April 29, 2016, in which students from various disciplines showcased their work through presentations to the college and local businesses.

Murphy, Parfitt, Richards named 2011 Penn State Teaching Fellows

Erin C. Murphy, associate professor of English at Penn State Altoona; M. Kevin Parfitt, associate professor of architectural engineering in the College of Engineering, and Robert D. Richards, Curley Professor of First Amendment Studies in the College of Communications, have received the Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and have been named 2011 Penn State Teaching Fellows. The Penn State Alumni Association, in conjunction with undergraduate and graduate governing bodies, established the award in 1985. It honors distinguished teaching and provides encouragement and incentive for excellence in teaching. Recipients are expected to share their talents and expertise with others throughout the University system during the year following the award presentation.

2+2 Engineering Session

Thursday, September 6, 2018
12:05 p.m. to 1:05 p.m.
Wolf Kuhn Theatre, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Pizza will be provided.