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Dawn Mcfadden

Assistant Teaching Professor


  • Chemical Engineering

8E Thomas Building


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Research Projects

  • October 2015 -  , "Redesign of ChE479 Capstone Design," (Sponsor: Leonard Center).

Honors and Awards


Service to Penn State:

  • Other, Liaison, January 2016
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Early Career Alumni Recognition Award Selection Team, March 2016
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Representative, Recruitment of potential students, February 2016
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Advisor, OXE (Omega Chi Epsilon) Faculty Advisor, OXE (Omega Chi Epsilon), September 2016
  • Other, Coordinator, October 2016
  • Other, Liaison, August 2015 - December 2015
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Presenter, Presenter for Spend a Summer Day program, July 2015 - August 2015
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Presenter, Guest Lecture for Freshman Seminar, September 2015
  • Other, Panelist, October 2016
  • Committee Work, Evaluator, Early Career Award, September 2015

Service to External Organizations:




The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

119 Greenberg Complex

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2574