Aug 03

Ninth Annual REU Summer Symposium

8:30 AM-3:00 PM

The Ninth Annual Penn State Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) and Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Symposium will be held on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Over 150 plus REU and RET participants from the collaboration will present brief overviews of their summer projects in oral presentations and a poster session.


Aug 12

Summer Commencement

Bryce Jordan Center


Aug 16-17

Annual New Graduate Student Orientation

Greenberg Building & Bryce Jordan Center
August 16 & 17

August 16, a half-day at Greenberg Building (Room 58); and a half-day will be at Bryce Jordan Center for the Graduate School Orientation. August 17th, a half-day at Greenberg Building (Room 58) with Cathy Krause completing necessary paperwork; and a half-day with various people: Department Head, Graduate Program Coordinator (M.S. and Ph.D.), Graduate Students, and Communications Strategist.


Aug 21

Fall Classes Begin

Sep 04

Labor Day--No Classes

Sep 20

Distinguished Lectureship

Life Science Auditorium
Wednesday, September 20

The lecture will begin at 4:30 PM with a reception and dinner to follow at the Nittany Lion Inn.


Nov 06-11

Homecoming Week

Penn State Homecoming is one of the largest student-run homecoming organizations in the country, which aims to celebrate tradition and instill pride in all members of the Penn State family through active engagement of students, alumni, faculty and staff across the community.




The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

119 Greenberg Complex

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2574