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LPE Events

Save the Date for Upcoming Events

LPE is hosting a virtual speaker series — titled, “Technology, Policy and Law during COVID-19” — that will consist of six sessions throughout the month of May. The full series schedule can be found here.


May 5, 2020

Technology, Policy and Law during COVID-19: Session 1

Rapid Innovation and Agile Manufacturing in the Age of COVID‑19

Speakers: Tim Simpson, Ph.D., Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design and Manufacturing, Center for Innovative Manufacturing Processing-3D; Kevin Harter, Associate Dean for Medical Innovation, Penn State College of Medicine; Michael Brignati, Associate General Counsel, Penn State

Location: via Zoom | psu.zoom.us/j/93086230698  Password: 376281

Time: 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

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May 7, 2020

Technology, Policy and Law during COVID-19: Session 2

Reflections on sustainable energy transition in the age of COVID-19

Speaker: Wei Peng, Ph.D., Assistant Professor School of International Affairs and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State; Associate with the Belfer Center for Science and International affairs at the J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; Fellow with the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy in the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

Location: via Zoom | psu.zoom.us/j/93086230698  Password: 376281

Time: 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

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May 11, 2020

Technology, Policy and Law during COVID-19: Session 3

Immigration in the Time of COVID-19

Speaker: Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Esq., Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and Clinical Professor of Law, Penn State Law; Founder and Director, Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic

Location: via Zoom | psu.zoom.us/j/93086230698  Password: 376281

Time: 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

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May 14, 2020

Technology, Policy and Law during COVID-19: Session 4

SARS-CoV-2 and the Teletravel Imperative

Speaker: Martin Pietrucha, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE., F.ITE, Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Faculty Research Associate, The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute; Faculty Affiliate, The Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State

Location: via Zoom | psu.zoom.us/j/93086230698  Password: 376281

Time: 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

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May 19, 2020

Technology, Policy and Law during COVID-19: Session 5

The Pandemic and Sports: Old Solutions, New Challenges

Speaker: Steve Ross, Lewis H. Vovakis Distinguished Faculty Scholar; Professor of Law; Director of Penn State Institute for Sports Law, Policy and Research, Penn State Law

Location: via Zoom | psu.zoom.us/j/93086230698  Password: 376281

Time: 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

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May 21, 2020

Technology, Policy and Law during COVID-19: Session 6

The Internet of Suspect Bodies: Technology, Privacy, and the Future of Surveillance

Speaker: Andrea Matwyshyn, Ph.D., J.D., Associate Dean for Innovation and Technology; Professor of Law and Engineering Policy, Penn State Law; Professor School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs, Penn State; Founding Director PSU PILOT Lab, Digital Studies Fellow Kluge Center Library of Congress

Location: via Zoom | psu.zoom.us/j/93086230698  Password: 376281

Time: 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

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Past Events


March 2, 2020

All Hands on Deck! Multi-disciplinary Research to Solve Complex Energy Problems

Architectural Engineering Distinguished Series Speaker: Christopher Payne

Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

Time: 3:00 p.m.

In collaboration with the Law, Policy and Engineering (LPE) Initiative.


December 5, 2019

Aviation Policy, Law, and Engineering in the Context of the Policy-Law Engineering Loop

Speaker: John-Paul Clarke, vice president for strategic technologies at United Technologies Corporation

Location: 350 HHD Building

Time: 12:00 p.m.

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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. 

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University Park, PA 16802