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Stephen Fonash

Kunkle Chair Professor Emeritus


  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

118 Research Building West


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Service to External Organizations:

  • HostJanuary 2009
  • Board Member, January 2009
  • Representative, Nanotechnology Education Development, January 2009
  • Reviewer, January 2008
  • Reviewer, January 2009
  • Speaker, Visits/Speaking Engagements, January 2009



The Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) is an internationally distinguished department that is recognized for its globally competitive excellence in engineering and scientific accomplishments, research, and educational leadership.

Our Engineering Science program is the official undergraduate honors program of the College of Engineering, attracting the University’s brightest engineering students. We also offer graduate degrees in ESM, engineering mechanics, engineering at the nano-scale, and an integrated undergraduate/graduate program.

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics

212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4523