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John Gershenson

Director of Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship
Teaching Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Research Areas:

Engineering Design; Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship

Interest Areas:

Humanitarian Engineering, Social Entrepreneurship, International Development, Design for Developing Communities, Appropriate Design, Design Justice, Co-Design

 
 

 

Education

  • AB, Physics, Cornell University, 1989
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1991
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho, 1995

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About

Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

FAX: 814-863-4745