Two rows of five students wear matching blue shirts and stand on steps in front of a beige building.
Researchers develop framework to study ozone levels on realistic indoor surfaces
Engineer named Fulbright scholar, will study preservation of historic structures in France
Penn State wins third place at Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

News

Media mention: ‘DIY box helps clear indoor air of the coronavirus’

Researchers awarded $2M NSF grant to develop Africa water-food-energy network

Researchers develop framework to study ozone levels on realistic indoor surfaces

Media mention: ‘Innovation for the Future’

Two students in the Penn State College of Engineering named Fulbright finalists for the 2022-23 academic year

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Aug
25

CareerPREP: Engineering Career Resources

220 Hammond Building
6:00–6:45 p.m.

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Sep
06

Applied Research Lab Recruiting Day

Kunkle Lounge (corner of Hammond and Sackett Buildings)
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

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Sep
12

Engineering Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Career Reception

Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center
6:00–8:30 p.m.

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The Penn State Department of Architectural Engineering has established a long tradition of excellence and educational innovation. It is the oldest, continuously accredited architectural engineering program in the United States.

The primary mission of the department is to advance the built environment through the development of world-class architectural engineers and research.

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Academic Majors

  • Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (B.A.E.)
  • Integrated Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (B.A.E.)/Master of Architectural Engineering (M.A.E.)
  • Integrated Bachelor of Architectural Engineering (B.A.E.)/Master of Science (M.S.) in Architectural Engineering

Minors and Certificates

  • Residential Construction Minor

Graduate Degrees

  • One year, non-thesis M.Eng. in Architectural Engineering
  • M.S. in Architectural Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering
 

Student Organizations

  • Architectural Engineering Graduate Student Association
  • Alpha Rho Chi
  • ASHRAE
  • Design-Build Institute of America
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • Illuminating Engineering Society
  • Mechanical Contractors Association of America
  • National Association of Home Builders
  • National Electrical Contracting Association
  • Student Society of Architectural Engineers
  • Structural Engineers Association of Pennsylvania
  • Student Society of the Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence 
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • United State Green Building Council (USGBC)

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Globally recognized as a leading architectural engineering department, the mission of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to advance the built environment through the development of world-class architectural engineers and research. The vision of the Department of Architectural Engineering at Penn State is to lead the world in innovative education and research to achieve high-performing built environments. Our program emphasizes the scientific and engineering aspects of planning, designing, and constructing buildings, providing our architectural engineering graduates with outstanding education and research opportunities. 

Department of Architectural Engineering

104 Engineering Unit A

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-6394