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Judith Todd Copley

Department Head, P.B. Breneman Chair, and Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Office: 214 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building


Phone: 814-863-0771

Laser materials interaction; far-from equilibrium solidification; non-destructive evaluation of ceramic and ceramic matrix composite materials; Creep of advanced ceramic and ceramic materials; NDE; Mechanical behavior.



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