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Elizabeth Proctor

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Pharmacology, Biomedical Engineering, and Engineering Science & Mechanics


  • College of Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

3039 Hershey Center for Applied Research


Research Website

Research Areas:

Cell and Molecular Bioengineering

Interest Areas:

Alzheimer’s disease, neurodegeneration, systems biology, computational modeling






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.

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