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


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


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


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


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.

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Widely acknowledged as one of the top Architectural Engineering programs in the world, the Penn State AE Department is dedicated to providing outstanding academic excellence to all of our students. The AE program is focused on preparing students and conducting research in the design, engineering, and construction of building projects.

Department of Architectural Engineering

104 Engineering Unit A

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-6394