Department of

Aerospace Engineering

Cengiz Camci

George A. Lesieutre, Ph.D.

Professor of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

Penn State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-0103 / Fax: 814-865-5965


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Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, UCLA, 1989. M.S. 1986

B.S., Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, 1981

Honors and Awards

2010 Director At-Large, AIAA Board of Directors
2009 Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
2009 UCEA Mid-Atlantic Program & Activities Award (Wind Energy)
2008 ASME Best Paper (Adaptive Structures)
2008 AIAA Sustained Service Award
2007 Hirschorn IAC Best Paper Prize (Inst. of Noise Control Eng’g.)
2006 CIC (Big 10) Department Executive Officers Program Fellow
2001 AIAA Zarem Educator Award
2000 ASME Best Paper (AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference)
2000 Penn State Engineering Society (PSES) Outstanding Research Award

Research Interests

Structural dynamics, vibration control, passive damping, composite structures, piezoelectric actuators, health monitoring, energy harvesting