Conrad Tucker and an industrial engineering student in the DATA Lab at Penn State.

Design Analysis Technology Advancement Lab

The focus of research conducted within the Design Analysis Technology Advancement (DATA) Lab is to explore data mining-driven approaches to solving complex engineering design problems.

This is accomplished by creating a synergistic methodology that incorporates the objectives of multiple domains—including data mining/machine learning, engineering design, manufacturing, etc.—into the realization of an optimal engineering design portfolio.

With the incorporation of predictive data mining and machine learning techniques, this research merges enterprise-level decision-making directly with engineering design to achieve the most sustainable design portfolio.

The DATA lab is directed by Conrad Tucker, associate professor of engineering design and industrial engineering, and is located in 242 Leonhard Building.

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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

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