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Engineering professor elected to national society's board of governors

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.
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Great Valley software engineering professor addressing digital data security

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.
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Great Valley faculty members recognized for teaching, service and research

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.
Rob Ambrose, Penn State Great Valley software engineering student

Student leverages coursework, University resources to launch esports app

Former professional esports player Rob Ambrose launched his own app for teams, coaches and analysts to discuss and draw strategies on in-game maps. A software engineering student at Penn State Great Valley, he competed — and won — the campus’ inaugural Lion Cage pitch competition. There, he discovered the University’s resources available to student entrepreneurs.