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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.

$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.

Architectural engineering alumnus gives to enhance department facilities

8/16/2019

Tim Carr, an alumnus and longtime supporter of Penn State's Department of Architectural Engineering (AE), has committed $150,000 from his estate for an endowment to advance facility and equipment development and maintenance.

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.

Sustainable buildings and lighting researcher joins architectural engineering

8/1/2019

Julian Wang, a researcher who specializes in building windows, lighting, daylighting and sustainable technologies, joined Penn State's Department of Architectural Engineering as an associate professor on June 1.

Penn State-led Global Building Network at forefront of building performance

7/30/2019

A large-scale interdisciplinary effort led by Penn State, called the Global Building Network, is underway to create high-performance buildings, which are buildings capable of achieving net-zero carbon-based energy usage while increasing occupant performance and reducing health risks.

Iavarone named College of Engineering's student marshal for summer commencement

7/29/2019

Eric Iavarone has been named the College of Engineering’s student marshal for Penn State’s summer commencement ceremony on Aug. 10.

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