People

 

Core Faculty

JOHN GERSHENSON

Director, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) Program

Professor, Engineering Design

Phone: 906-370-5352

Email: gersh@psu.edu

Personal Website: sites.psu.edu/johngershenson

Collaborating Faculty

Sarah Ritter

Assistant Professor, Engineering Design

Phone: 814-863-1531

Email: scr@psu.edu

Personal Website: personal.psu.edu/scr15/

 

Sven Bilén

Head, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

Phone: 814-863-1526

Email: sbilen@psu.edu

Personal Website: sedtapp.psu.edu/~sbilen/

 

Esther Obonyo

Associate Professor of Engineering Design and Architectural Engineering

Email: eao4@psu.edu

 

 

 

Peter Lusch

Associate Professor of Graphic Design

Email: plusch77@gmail.com

 

 

James Adair

Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacology

Phone: 814-863-6047

Email: adair@matse.psu.edu

 

Jeffrey Erickson

Director, International Sustainable Development Projects Clinic

Supervising Faculty Attorney, Rural Economic Development Clinic

Email: jme121@psu.edu

 

Sarah Zappe

The Leonard Center

Director, Assessment and Instructional Support

Phone: 814-865-4016

Email: ser163@psu.edu

 

Josh Stapleton

Director, Materials Characterization Laboratory

Phone: 814-863-2224

Email: jjs366@psu.edu

 

Randy Vander Wal

Professor of Energy and Mineral Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering

Phone: 814-865-5813

Email: ruv12@psu.edu

 

Program Staff (updating soon)

 

Amanda Bailey

Teaching intern

Junior, Chemical Engineering

Email: akb5640@psu.edu

 

 

 

AIDAN CRONIN

Junior, Mechanical Engineering

Email:

 

 

ALLISON DEVER

Junior, Energy Engineering

Email:

 

 

MADELINE HESSMANN

Senior, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering

Email: mth5273@psu.edu

 

JACK IFFERT

Junior, Civil Engineering Major

Email: jmi5105@psu.edu

 

TESSA SONTHEIMER

Senior, Community, Environment, and Development Major

Email:

 

 

DAVID ZAREMSKY

Senior, Computer and Information Sciences

Email:

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