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Joseph Cusumano


Engineering Science and Mechanics

Office: 305D Earth and Engineering Sciences Building


Phone: 814-865-3179

Experimental and analytical methods in nonlinear dynamics with applications to: the dynamics and stability of solids, structures, and electromechanical devices; human movement; and machinery failure prediction.



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