School of Engineering

Three Faculty Members Earn Promotions and Tenure

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


Jason Bennett, associate professor of chemistryJason A. Bennett is now associate professor of chemistry. He teaches general chemistry, quantitative analysis, instrumental analysis and upper-level instrumentation lab experiments.





Construction to Begin on $16.5M Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Center

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, and the Greater Erie Industrial Development Corp., an affiliate of DevelopErie, broke ground on May 15 for a $16.5 million Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Center, a collaborative research facility that will add classrooms, engineering labs and private industry space to Knowledge Park.

For Outstanding First-Year Student, the Sky is the Limit

Ramisa Fariha received the Outstanding First-Year Student Award at the 65th annual Honors and Awards Convocation on April 27.Bangladeshi women do not typically come to America to pursue a college education, but there’s nothing typical about Ramisa Fariha, this year’s recipient of the Outstanding First-Year Student Award.

Penn State Behrend Honors Students at 65th Annual Honors and Awards Convocation

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, presented nPenn State Behrend presented 96 awards at the 65th annual Honors and Awards Convocation.inety-six different awards to students and student organizations at the 65th annual Honors and Awards Convocation on April 27.

Faculty and Staff Honored for Service, Outreach and Teaching Excellence

The following Penn State Behrend faculty and staff members were honored this week for excellence in teaching, research, outreach and service:


Game Development Minor

Steven Chalker '13, Dr. Matthew WhiteThe United States and global games industry continues to be one of the most diverse and healthy available for job-seekers. In the United States alone, the games industry employs more than 32,000 people across 34 states, reaching a total compensation of over three billion dollars annually. 

Nearly 100 Scholarly Works Showcased at College Faculty Publication Reception

Nearly 100 scholarly works were showcased at the College Faculty Publication Reception on Thursday, April 10.The scholarly works of more than 50 faculty members were on display Thursday, April 10, at the College Faculty Publication Reception at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Student Video Game Drawing Good Reviews from Online Community

A video game created by students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is generating interest on Steam Greenlight, a PC-gaming website with more than 40 million users. The site allows game developers to seek feedback and build an audience for games that are still in development.

April 8: Kanzius Foundation Director Mark Neidig, Sr. to Speak at Behrend

Behrend Section: 
School of Engineering

Mark Neidig, Sr. will speak April 8 at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.Every fiffty-four seconds, an American dies from the effects of cancer. For those who survive, traditional chemotherapy and radiation treatments are sometimes more brutal than the disease itself.

Penn State Behrend Offers Master's Degree in Manufacturing Management

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, now offers a new master’s degree in manufacturing management. The 32-credit program will provide a unique set of engineering, business, quality-control and communications skills that are essential to management success in an increasingly global marketplace.

Research this program at our upcoming Graduate Open House events, or request information.