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WILLIAM GENET

ENGINEERING SUPPORT SPECIALIST

The Learning Factory

Office: 124 MACHINE SHOP/LEARNING FACTORY

Email:

Phone: 814-863-6337

 
 
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ROBERT MCALLISTER

ENGINEERING SUPPORT SPECIALIST

The Learning Factory

Office: 127

Email:

Phone: 814-867-5335

 
 
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MATTHEW PARKINSON

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGINEERING DESIGN AND LEARNING FACTORY INTERIM DIRECTOR

School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs

The Learning Factory

Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

Office: 213K HAMMOND BUILDING

Email:

Phone: 814-863-9079

Personal or Departmental Website

Rigorous methods for the design of artifacts for use by people. This includes areas such as: design for human variability, global product development, anthropometry, biomechanics, biomedical design, ergonomics, rehabilitation engineering, motion modeling and prediction, optimization, product platforms, and mechanical design.

Publications  Research Projects  

 
 
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CYNTHIA WINKELBLECH

Industry Relations Coordinator

The Learning Factory

Office: 314C LEONHARD BUILDING

Email:

Phone: 814-863-6380

Personal or Departmental Website

 
 

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Our mission is to help bring the real-world into the classroom by providing engineering students with practical hands-on experience through industry-sponsored and client-based capstone design projects. Since its inception, the Learning Factory has completed more than 1,800 projects for more than 500 different sponsors, and nearly 9,000 engineering students at Penn State University Park participated in such a project.

The Learning Factory

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802