Research Contacts

All questions regarding research policies or procedures at Penn Engineering can be directed to:

Kathleen Stebe
Deputy Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Phone: 215.898.4515
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James McGonigle
Assistant Director
114 Towne Building
Phone: 215-898-5151

Technology Transfer Contact

Trude Amick, Ph.D.
Director of Licensing, Physical Sciences
Center for Technology Transfer
Mondays and Wednesdays:
Room 200 Moore Building
Phone: 215-898-8507
All other times:
3160 Chestnut St., Ste 200
Phone: 215-573-4509

Additional resources regarding research funding, along with many helpful research tools and information, can be accessed via the Penn Research Portal and Penn's Electronic Research Administration system.


Research Policies

Penn Engineering follows all research policies set at the university level. Resources regarding university policies like responsible conduct of research, human and animal subjects, intellectual property, along with many helpful research tools and information, can be accessed via the Penn Research Portal.
In addition to university policies, Penn Engineering maintains the research-related policies listed below:

Policy Guidelines for Research Centers

In consonance with established University procedures, the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) encourages the formation of Research Centers that enhance the research activities of our faculty and students, and which thereby contribute to the scholarly environment of the the policy.

Sponsored and Collaborative Research Agreements Policy

The process of entering into a research agreement with a company consists of several sequential the policy.

Consulting Policy for Faculty

The University of Pennsylvania encourages Penn faculty to engage in consulting for companies and other for-profit and non-for-profit the policy.

Faculty Mentoring Policy

Procedures, guidelines, and requirements for the mentoring of new faculty the policy.