All programs in the School of Engineering have a capstone design experience and each spring the students showcase their work by presenting these projects at the Richard J. Fasenmyer Engineering Design Conference, held the last Saturday in the spring semester (before finals week) each year.
The School of Engineering hosts a speaker series each year, featuring industry experts as well as our own faculty members.
Women in Engineering (WIE) is annual, daylong outreach program for 10th and 11th grade girls to show them what an engineer does, what kinds of engineering careers are available, and explain how engineers help the world in general.
The Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference is held annually on the Penn State Behrend campus. Attendees of the two-day conferencehear presentations by several industry experts and take part in hands-on tutorials.
SAE Supermileage Competition
Penn State Behrend’s SAE Supermileage team entered two vehicles this year (June 4-5, 2015), both a traditional belt drive vehicle and the new hybrid entry. The college’s belt drive vehicle finished in fifth place, getting 564 miles per gallon while the hybrid vehicle finished in sixth place with 479 miles per gallon.