An electronic gun lock, a mine-rescue robot and a smartphone app that identifies aquatic invasive species were among the senior design projects that students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, presented at the Richard J. Fasenmyer Engineering Design Conference on May 2.
Approximately 220 students showed their work, much of which was funded by industry partners, including the U.S. Army, the Ford Motor Co., GE Transportation and the U.S. Department of Labor.
An electronic gun lock, a mine-rescue robot and a smartphone app that identifies aquatic invasive species are among the senior design projects that students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will present at the 2015 Richard J. Fasenmyer Engineering Design Conference.
The half-hour sessions begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 2, in the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center. Most are open to the public.
The Penn State Behrend Alumni Society is taking orders for its annual summer sale of the university’s famous Berkey Creamery ice cream.
Fourteen varieties of the ice cream so fresh that it “mooves” from cow to cone in four days can be purchased online with a credit card at behrend.psu.edu/creamerysale, or by calling the Penn State Behrend Office of Development and Alumni Relations at 814-898-6159.
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will award over 600 degrees at its spring commencement on Friday, May 8.
The ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Erie Insurance Arena, 809 French St. It is open to the public and no tickets are needed to attend. Detailed information for candidates and their guests can be found here.
The Young People’s Chorus of Erie hopes to emphasize the power of an awakening through “My Soul is Awakened,” this year’s spring concert from northwest Pennsylvania’s only comprehensive youth choral music program.
The twenty-fourth annual conference, held on April 11, 2015, included 171 presentations, 309 students, and 135 faculty members.
Students either presented their research and creative accomplishments in the form of oral presentations or as poster displays. The quality and sophistication of the student work increases every year. Unless noted, students are from Penn State Behrend.