Applied Research Lab

As a University Center of Excellence in naval science, systems engineering and technologies, with preeminence in undersea missions and related areas, the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) provides solutions to problems in national security, economic competitiveness, and quality of life.

In fulfillment of this mission the ARL:

  • Performs basic and applied research, exploratory development, advanced development in systems engineering, and manufacturing technology in support of the Navy technology base
  • Champions the transfer of advanced technologies and manufacturing processes, in partnership with industry and Navy research development centers, to acquisition programs and fleet operations, as well as to other government agencies and the private sector
  • Contributes to the educational objectives, research goals, and public service outreach of Penn State

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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