Penn State’s Nittany AI Alliance recently joined forces with United Way of Chester County and Innovation Titan to host an AI for Impact Workshop. The event brought together nine area nonprofits and social enterprises with industry leaders and Penn State staff, faculty and students to explore ways these important community organizations could use AI in their everyday work.
Kathryn Jablokow, a professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering at Penn State Great Valley who also has appointments at Penn State University Park in the department of mechanical engineering and the School of Engineering Design and Innovation, will serve as on the American Society of Mechanical Engineering's Board of Governors as one of 12 members overseeing all the society's activities.
Joanna DeFranco, associate professor of software engineering and associate director of Penn State World Campus’ Doctor of Engineering program, is working with researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology to develop the Secure Federated Data Sharing system, which allows secure data access where the data resides, rather than exchanging or being centrally stored.
Kathryn Jablokow, professor of engineering design and mechanical engineering, recently received a prestigious National Science Foundation Director’s Award as part of the team that created the Engineering Research Initiation program.
At this year's convocation celebration, Great Valley honored Minyoung Cheong, assistant professor of management and organization; Richard Wall, adjunct instructor in the management division; Youakim Badr, associate professor of data analytics; and Ashkan Negahban, assistant professor of engineering management for their work and dedication to the campus.
Col. Jeffery Lipson, a graduate of Penn State Great Valley’s Master of Science in Information Science program, led the creation of cyber security units for the Marine Corps Forces Reserve, for which he was awarded the Legion of Merit.
Youakim Badr, Partha Mukherjee, Raghu Sangwan, and Satish Srinivasan's research proposal brings a multidisciplinary approach to evaluating intelligent systems, identifying vulnerabilities, and developing solutions to mitigate risks.