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College of Engineering students show off their projects at the Capstone Design Project Showcase
12/11/2017

After fifteen weeks of hard work, College of Engineering students displayed their capstone design projects at the Fall 2017 Capstone Design Project Showcase held on December 7 at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Matthew Parkinson named director of the Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory
7/3/2017

Matthew Parkinson, professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering, has been named director of the Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory.

Spring 2017 Showcase winners announced
5/3/2017

The winners of the spring 2017 College of Engineering Design Showcase were announced on Thursday, April 27, at the Bryce Jordan Center. Winners were determined by panels of industry judges and selected from among 130 senior capstone design projects.

Matthew Parkinson named interim director of The Learning Factory
8/12/2016

Matthew Parkinson, associate professor of engineering design, has been appointed interim director of the Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory.

College of Engineering announces spring 2016 design showcase award recipients
5/2/2016

The winners of the spring 2016 College of Engineering Design Showcase were announced on Thursday, April 28, at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus of Penn State. A total of 130 senior capstone design projects were on display at the showcase, a culmination fo a semester-long effort by students to solve real-world problems posed by industry sponsors.

 
 

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