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About Engineering and Physics

The Department of Engineering and Physics at Elizabethtown College is unique: small in size, big on quality.

EPIC Scholarship for female engineers

Women in Engineering

The Engineering Practices with Impact Cohort (EPIC) Scholarship Program provides women with the financial support & focused mentoring needed to make their dreams a reality. Apply today.

Engineering and Physics Projects

Elizabethtown Engineering and Physics students are involved in numerous projects in and around campus.

Facilities, Labs and Equipment

The Department of Engineering and Physics, located in the Masters Center for Science, Mathematics & Engineering, encompasses a collection of state-of-the-art laboratories and research spaces as well as areas for students to gather and study.

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News from the Department

Tim Izzi Auto Repair  
Dr's Estrada and Wunderlich playing BBall with international students  
Order of the Engineer  
Ambassador John B Craig  
Emerging Scholars 2015  
New Fab Lab  




ASEE June 2014  
May 15, 2014  
2014 SCAD  

Mobile Wellness Centers


Phoenix Contact

new students




EPIC 2  
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Summer 2015 Dr. Sara Atwood presented a paper co-authored with Dr. Brenda Read-Daily titled "Using a Creative Fiction Assignment to Teach Ethics in a First-year Introduction to Engineering Course.” The peer-reviewed paper was presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education in Seattle, WA, and was published in the conference proceedings.


June 15 2015 BS Engineering-Mechanical graduate Tim Izzi in the news again with his auto repair business



Spring 2015 The great fun of our Department's "March-Madness" basketball tournament included many Department students, and Dr.'s DeGoede, Estrada, and Wunderlich ( see Story ). And this led to weekly BBall with our Department's faculty and International students (in picture to left)


  May 15 2015: Dr. Brenda  Read-Daily organized a Elizabethtown College chapter of the Order of the Engineer; with 24 people inducted.


April 8 2015: Ambassador John B Craig talked to our engineering students and faculty about his experiences making national security policy during his work at the Department of State and on the National Security Council. See VIDEO OF TALK

 March 8 2015: Emerging Scholars Luncheon: Dr. Atwood with  Abigail Haines and Brandon Diaz; Dr. Estrada with Nathaniel Dowling and Gonzalo Miguez Dominguez; Dr. Wunderlich with Kelly Bresnowitz and Claude Abou Negm


December 29 2014: Relational Blockworld Research by Dr's Stuckey, Silberstein, and McDevitt


November 20 2014: New Fabrication Lab Built (Thanks to Dr. Scanlin)



November 20 2014: Good News for Engineering Graduates


Summer 2014: Student research with department faculty



Summer 2014: Drs. Atwood and Read-Daily present and publish engineering education research at ASEE National Conference in Indianapolis  

Summer 2014: Wellness, Sustainability, and Greening of our Department  


May 15 2014: Our Engineers earning athletic awards

May 12 2014: Alumnus Tim Iezzi in the news  


April 15 2014: Our Department's Annual Sustainability Symposium  


April 5 2014: Dr. Estrada's Students Present Autonomous Path-Following Car at ASEE Zone 1 Conference

February 19, 2014: Spring 2014 Mobile Wellness Center Design Competition awarding $5,500+ for architecture and engineering  

February 15, 2014: Dr. Wunderlich and Dr. Estrada judge Phoenix Contact 2014 Regional Nanoline Programmable Logic Controller Contest at Etown (2/1/14), then help judge and moderate national competition in Harrisburg (2/15/14)

February 13, 2014: Engineering Department welcomes class of 2017


February 10, 2014: Three Engineering Students Gain Research Experience with Elizabethtown College’s SCARP Program  


February 5, 2014: Engineering Department Offers New Scholarship for Incoming Students (Etownian newspaper story)  


January 23, 2014: Etown Encourages Engineering a Career Choice, Establishes Scholarship ("E=town NOW" story)   




January 1, 2014: Students ‘Recharge’ Over 2013/14 Winter Break in West Africa

December 20. 2013: Elizabethtown Students Solving Gambian Cell Phone Problem      



November 27, 2013: 2012 and 2013 Graduates Pursuing Full-Time Graduate Studies


November 12, 2013: Engineering and Physics Featured On The Innovation Transfer Network  

October 29, 2013: Office of Sponsored Research and Programs Receives First Patents  


September 9, 2013: Cyber Security Symposium (FLYER), (ARTICLE), (VIDEO )         






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