Jill Johnson, M.S.

Jill Johnson, M.S.
Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
Office Phone
Office Location
239 AMIC Building
ERIE PA 16510

    Jill Johnson is an instructor in Mechanical Engineering at Penn State Behrend. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Penn State Behrend in 2003 and her master's degree in Nuclear Engineering from Penn State University in 2009. Jill is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Jill joined the faculty full time in 2015, but she has been an adjunct at Penn State Behrend in the past. She was also an instructor in Engineering Science and Mechanical Technology at Jamestown Community College in Jamestown, NY, from 2009 until 2013.

    Jill started her engineering career as a commissioned Officer in the United States Navy as part of the Nuclear Propulsion Program. Subsequent to that, she was a Field Engineer for National Fuel Gas Distribution Company.

    Research Interests

    Finite Element Analysis


    Development of an Additive Manufacturing Laboratory Course with the Ability to Accommodate Asynchronous Students - June 27, 2021
    Collaborator: Brian Lani, Co-Author

    Development of a Mentorship Program between Upper-class and First-year Engineering Students through 3D printing - June 8, 2020
    Collaborators: Charlotte DeVries, Co-Author; Brian Lani, Co-Author


    MS, Nuclear Engineering, Penn State University

    BS, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Penn State University