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Elena Joshi

Associate Teaching Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Affiliation(s):

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

113A Leonhard Building

emj3@psu.edu

814-863-3395

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

Computer simulation, statistics

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Industrial Engineering, The University of Miami, 1984
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1986

Publications

Conference Proceedings

  • Paul C. Lynch, Joseph H. Wilck and Elena M Joshi, 2017, "Engineering an Effective Industrial Engineering Freshman Seminar Course"
  • Elena M Joshi, Janis Terpenny, Catherine M Harmonosky, Jose Ventura, Vittaldas V Prabhu, Andris Freivalds and El-Amine Lehtihet, , "Product-Based Learning: Bundling Goods and Services for an Integrated Context Rich Industrial Engineering Curriculum"
  • Elena M Joshi, Janis Terpenny, Catherine M Harmonosky, El-Amine Lehtihet, Jose Ventura, Madhu S Prakash, Andris Freiva andds, , , "Initiating Curricular Change through Product-Based Learning", Proceedings of the 2018 Industrial and Systems Engineering Conference

Research Projects

  • July 2016 - June 2018, "Product-Based Learning: Bundling Goods and Services," (Sponsor: Leonhard Center).

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Faculty Award, IME Department, 2016 - 2017
  • Faculty Marshall, May 2015
  • Faculty Appreciation Award, Penn State Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Society, 2014
  • Faculty Homecoming Court, Penn State Homecoming Committee, October 2013
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, IME Department, 2012
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, IME Department, 2008 - 2009
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, 2007 - 2008
  • Outstanding Advising Award, Penn State Engineering Society, 2000
  • Excellence in Academic Advising Award, 2000
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, IME Department, 1998 - 1999
  • Excellence in Academic Advising Award, 1998
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, IME Department, 1996 - 1997
  • Kappa Theta Epsilon: Engineering Co-op Honors Society, 1997

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Administrative Support Work, Chairperson, Chaired Search for Hire of Instructor/Advisor Position, April 2016 - August 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Administrator, Undergraduate Research Program, August 2016
  • Committee Work, Representative, Starfish Implementation Committee, October 2015 - August 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Administrator, LionPath, September 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Curriculum Task Force, January 2012 - May 2012
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Liaison, Contact, Contact for Sexual Harassment Issues, August 2003 - August 2016
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Scholarship and Student Awards, August 2000
  • Administrative Support Work, Representative, Undergraduate Program Coordinator for IE, Office of Student Services, August 1992
  • Administrative Support Work, Undergraduate Program Coordinators, August 1992
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Coordinator, Spend a Summer Day, July 1992 - August 2016
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Coordinator, Major Night, November 1992 - November 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Coordinator, Undergraduate Program Coordinator, August 1992
  • Administrative Support Work, Department's Co-op Program Advisor/Coordinator, August 1992 - August 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Representative, Engineering Advising Center Representative, August 1992 - August 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Representative, NSO Representative, May 1992 - August 2017
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Undergraduate Activities Committee, August 1992
  • Other, Advisor, Contact, August 1992

Service to External Organizations:

 


 

About

Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

FAX: 814-863-4745