Administrative Contacts

Department Head Office

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Phillip Savage

Department Head
814-863-9657 |

Angela Dixon

Angela Dixon

Department Head Staff Assistant
814-865-2577 |

Undergraduate Programs


Stephanie Velegol

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
814-865-4907 |

Graduate Programs

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Robert Rioux

Graduate Program Coordinator
Professor in Charge of Graduate Admissions
814-867-2503 |

Jennie Gibson

Jennie Gibson

Graduate Support Assistant
814-865-2575 |

Information Technology

JoElle Devinney

JoElle Devinney

Information Technology Consultant
814-863-9634 |


Roger Dunlap Jr.

Roger Dunlap Jr.

Engineering Facilities Specialist
814-863-4800 |

Administrative Services

Laurinda Benner

Laurinda Benner

Manager of Administrative Services
814-863-4676 |



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

121 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2574