General InformationPublicationsResearch Projects
Photo of Patrick Lenahan

Patrick Lenahan

Distinguished Professor

Engineering Science and Mechanics

Office: 101 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building


Phone: 814-863-4630

Personal or Departmental Website

Magnetic resonance, metal oxide silicon based microelectronics and nanoelectronics device physics problems, high dielectric constant oxides, silicon carbide, spin based quantum computing, homeland security related problems.



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