School of Engineering

Supervisor (PI/FACULTY) Responsibilities

Supervisor (PI/FACULTY) Responsibilities
School of Engineering


The Supervisor (PI/Faculty) is responsible for the safe and legal conduct of research under his or her purview. This responsibility shall not be delegated. The supervisor shall be aware of the physical and health hazards associated with all materials present in his/her laboratory and in the event of an accident, shall initiate appropriate emergency procedures.

Lab Safety Officer

Lab Safety Officer
School of Engineering


Lab Safety Officer (LSO) Authority:

The Lab Safety Officer (LSO) has the FULL authority of the School of Engineering to enforce safety policies. When unsafe conditions, practices, or equipment are reported or observed, the LSO may take prompt corrective action up to and including shutdown of all equipment in lab with e-stop if necessary.

Software Upgrade Policy

Penn State Behrend School of Engineering
Software Upgrade Policy


Faculties interested in updating existing software are required to complete the following process. Items listed in bold face font are forms which are available online. Items listed with a * are required for upgrades costing over $100.

Electrical Lab Student Use Guidelines

Electrical Laboratory Student Use Guidelines

Student Laboratory Access

Plastics Engineering Technology Co-op Program

If you are a student in the Penn State Behrend Plastics Engineering Technology program (PLTBD), co-ops are recommended but not required. You may find a co-op position on your own, or you may use the Academic and Career Planning Center at Penn State Behrend or Career Services at University Park. All co-ops must be approved by the Plastics Engineering

CSSE Internship Schedule

Software Engineering Internship

Sample scheduling pattern for students enrolled informal internship program.
Note: This pattern allows you to maintain full-time status (12 credits) and meet all prerequisite requirements. If you use a different pattern, consult with your adviser about prerequisites.

Summer following Sophomore Year - Full time internship at company

ECE Cooperative Education and Internship Program

Electrical and Computer Engineering

If you are a student in the Electrical or Computer Engineering programs, you can incorporate a cooperative educational or internship experience into your academic program. These experiences are considered professional, career -related experiences in an organizational setting for which the student may receive academic credit that applies to the degree program.

Senior Design Room Policy

This room is set aside for all senior School of Engineering students to use. Cooperation and respect for others is key in making sure everyone is permitted to use the facility. A code of conduct for use of the room is posted in the room and below. These rules were developed by students and are on your honor; if problems continue, strict regulations will be made.

Homework Standards for MET Students

An engineering education is not about getting answers, but about learning how to solve problems. Sound problem solving practices will result in better learning as well as better results. The following homework standards have been adopted for all courses taught in the MET program. Failure to follow these standards will result in the homework assignment being returned ungraded or penalized at the discretion of the instructor.