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Paul Mittan

Director of Engineering Leadership Development
Professor of Practice


  • School of Engineering Design and Innovation
  • Engineering Leadership Development
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

209A Engineering Design and Innovation Building


Research Areas:

Engineering Leadership Development

Interest Areas:

Multidisciplinary Design




  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 2004
  • M.Eng, Systems Engineering, Cornell University, 2008


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Honors and Awards


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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