Penn State Harrisburg

Wolpert receives regional engineering award

Dr. Seth Wolpert

Dr. Seth Wolpert

Dr. Seth Wolpert, associate professor of electrical engineering at Penn State Harrisburg, has received the Central Pennsylvania Engineers Week Council 2013 Technical Achievement Award.

A faculty member of the college’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology since 1995, Wolpert, of Harrisburg, has served the college in such roles as chair of the Faculty Senate and co-chair of the Diversity and Equity in Education Committee.  His research interests include modeling electrical circuits, and bioinstrumentation (the use of instruments to measure bodily processes). 

Wolpert has received more than 20 grants for research and education, and published more than 45 papers in journals, books, and conference proceedings. A member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), he has chaired two of the institute’s regional conferences as well as numerous sessions at regional and international conferences. Wolpert holds bachelor degrees in biology and electrical engineering with biomedical and computer options from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. in bioengineering from Rutgers College of Engineering. 

Composed of representatives from local engineering firms, the Central Pennsylvania Engineers Week Council recognizes and promotes the work of professionals in the field and annually presents the Engineers Week activities in the Harrisburg area.