College of Engineering announces faculty promotions

May 13, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Fourteen Penn State College of Engineering tenure-line faculty members have been selected for promotions, effective July 1. 

To be considered for tenure or promotion, a faculty member should have accomplishments in the areas of scholarship of teaching and learning; scholarship of research and creative accomplishments; and service and the scholarship of service to the University, society and the profession. 

The following faculty members were promoted to the rank of associate professor and granted tenure:  

The following faculty members were promoted to the rank of full professor:  

Additionally, Sahin Ozdemir, associate professor of engineering science and mechanics, was granted tenure.  

Seven non-tenure line faculty members were also selected for promotions, effective July 1: 

  • Kyusun Choi, teaching professor, computer science and engineering 

  • Alan Verbanec, assistant teaching professor, computer science and engineering 

  • Siu Ling Leung, associate teaching professor, mechanical engineering 

  • Mark Mahon, teaching professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 

  • Sean Knecht, associate teaching professor, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs 

  • Meg Handley, associate teaching professor, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs 

  • Stephanie Cutler, associate research professor, the Leonhard Center

 

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Last Updated May 13, 2021