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Sandra Allain

Director of Law, Policy and Engineering
Professor of Practice and Lecturer in Law


  • School of Engineering Design and Innovation
  • Law, Policy, and Engineering
  • School of International Affairs
  • Sustainability Institute



  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Licensed Attorney, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia, 2000
  • M.ED., Master of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, 2014


Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Sandra Allain, Penn State University, June 2021 - June 2022


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The Law, Policy, and Engineering (LPE) initiative is an interdisciplinary academic and research initiative between Penn State's College of Engineering, Penn State Law, and Penn State's School of International Affairs. The initiative will provide a transformative educational experience for students by actively integrating components of all three disciplines into the curriculum to prepare students for the competitive, interdisciplinary, global workplaces of the future. 

Law, Policy, and Engineering Initiative

The Pennsylvania State University

157 Hammond Building

University Park, PA 16802