School of Engineering

Paul Lynch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
Office Location: 
Burke 240
(814) 898 6387


TaaSera Labs Partnership Puts Students at Front of Computer Security Initiative

Corporate computer security tends to be reactive: When threats are detected, system managers work to limit the damage by strengthening firewalls and patching vulnerable sections of code. It’s hacker Whac-A-Mole.

“The typical response is to build higher walls and dig deeper moats,” said Ivan Shefrin, vice president of security solutions for TaaSera, a top provider of preemptive computer breach detection systems. “That approach doesn’t work. There is no way to control the boundary anymore.”

Industrial Engineering Internship Program

Industrial Engineering Internship Program

Academic Outcomes

The objective of the internship experience for credit is for the student to demonstrate that a majority of the outcomes listed below are met:

The student should demonstrate that he/she is:

School of Engineering Lab Safety

Engineering Safety Mission Statement (pdf) (word)

Safety Roles Coordinator Position Description

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:


Papiya BhattacharjeePapiya Bhattacharjee is now associate professor of Mathematics. She teaches calculus, abstract and linear algebra and topology.





David Roth

Associate Professor of Engineering (Emeritus)

Richard Progelhof

Former Director
Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Emeritus)