School of Engineering

Online Time Card System

Student signs in with PSU User ID and thumbprint password. Below is the welcome page you will see.

welcome page for online time card


time clock drop-down menu

ABOVE:  Click on the "Time Clock" and then Timecard.

October 9: Advanced Manufacturing Forum 2015

Behrend Section: 
Community & Workforce Programs
School of Engineering
School of Business
Research and Outreach

The Advanced Manufacturing Forum—Penn State will be held Friday, October 9. The 2015 event is presented by the School of Engineering and Black School of Business at Penn State Behrend. Hosted in the past by the Penn State Smeal College of Business, the event moves to Erie, PA, for the first time in 2015.

Eight Faculty Members Earn Promotions and Tenure

Eight members of the faculty at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, have been promoted and granted tenure:


David Roth

Associate Professor of Engineering (Emeritus)

Richard Progelhof

Former Director
Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Emeritus)

Kenneth Fisher

Professor of Engineering (Emeritus)

Robert Farrell

Associate Professor of Engineering (Emeritus)

Like Your Desk Chair? Thank A Human-Factors Psychologist

The human factors area of psychology developed at 30,000 feet: World War II pilots, under stress, too often pressed the wrong button, ejecting before they meant to.

Military scientists reconfigured the cockpits, placing related controls in clusters and shape-coding others. By adding circular or triangle-shaped knobs to control toggles, they helped pilots identify the controls by touch. That led to fewer mistakes, which meant fewer pilots dangling from parachutes.

College Begins Construction of 'Innovation Commons'

Penn State Behrend has begun construction of a $112,000 “Innovation Commons,” a collaborative lab where students, faculty members and industry partners can develop product ideas, create prototypes and consult with lawyers, bankers, marketing experts and others who can support entrepreneurial projects.