Photo of Teresa Lang

Teresa Lang

Associate Director of Engineering Leadership Research

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Leadership Development

213G Hammond Building

tcl133@psu.edu

814-863-9077

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1985
  • MS, Business Administration, Johns Hopkins University, 1992
  • MBA, Business Administration, Johns Hopkins University, 2002
  • Ph D, Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University, 2003
  • Fellowship, Genetics of Complex Behaviors in Aging, Pennsylvania State University, 2003

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Joseph Peter Gyekis, Dean H. Lang, David J Vandenbergh, G S Gerhard, James W Griffith, Jeffery Dodds, Z K Shihabi, M K Tilley and David A Blizard, 2016, "A Chromosome 13 locus is associated with male-specific mortality in mice.", Aging clinical and experimental research, pp. 59-67
  • Minchen Wei, Kevin W Houser, Brian A Orland, Dean H Lang, Nilam Ram, Martin J Sliwinski and Mallika Bose, 2014, "Field study of office worker responses to fluorescent lighting of different CCT and lumen output", Journal of Environmental Psychology, 39, pp. 62–76
  • Brian A Orland, Nilam Ram, Dean H Lang, Kevin W Houser, Nate Kling and Michael Coccia, 2014, "Saving energy in an office environment: A serious game intervention", Energy and Buildings, 74, pp. 43–52
  • Minchen Wei, Kevin W Houser, Brian A Orland, Dean H Lang, Nilam Ram, Martin J Sliwinski and Mallika Bose, 2013, "Office worker response to fluorescent lamps of different CCT and lumen output", Proceedings of Architectural Engineering Institue, pp. 554–563
  • Dean H. Lang, G S Gerhard, James W Griffith, George P Vogler, David J Vandenbergh, David A Blizard, Joseph T Stout, J M Lakoski and Gerald E Mc Clearn, 2010, "Quantitative trait loci (QTL) analysis of longevity in C57BL/6J by DBA/2J (BXD) recombinant inbred mice.", Aging clinical and experimental research, 22, (1), pp. 8-19
  • Dean H. Lang, David E Conroy, Arimantas Lionikas, H A Mack, Lars G Larsson, George P Vogler, David J Vandenbergh, David A Blizard, Gerald E Mc Clearn and Neil Sharkey, 2009, "Bone, muscle, and physical activity: structural equation modeling of relationships and genetic influence with age.", Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 24, (9), pp. 1608-17
  • JE Foreman, Arimantas Lionikas, DH Lang, JP Gyekis, M Krishnan, NA Sharkey, GS Gerhard, MD Grant, GP Vogler, HA Mack and others, 2009, "Genetic architecture for hole-board behaviors across substantial time intervals in young, middle-aged and old mice", Genes, Brain and Behavior, 8, (7), pp. 714–727
  • Karl J Jepsen, Joseph H Nadeau, Dean H Lang and Karl J Jepsen, 2008, "WORKSHOP 7 Systems Biology Approaches for Studying the Genetic Basis of Complex Conditions"
  • Neil Sharkey and Dean H. Lang, 2007, "Genes in context: probing the genetics of fracture resistance.", Exercise and sport sciences reviews, 35, (3), pp. 86-96
  • M Shahnazari, Dean H. Lang, Gary J Fosmire, Neil Sharkey, Anthony Mitchell and R M Leach, 2007, "Strontium administration in young chickens improves bone volume and architecture but does not enhance bone structural and material strength.", Calcified tissue international, 80, (3), pp. 160-6
  • A L Bower, Dean H. Lang, George P Vogler, David J Vandenbergh, David A Blizard, Joseph T Stout, Gerald E Mc Clearn and Neil Sharkey, 2006, "QTL analysis of trabecular bone in BXD F2 and RI mice.", Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 21, (8), pp. 1267-75
  • F Johannes, David A Blizard, Arimantas Lionikas, Dean H. Lang, David J Vandenbergh, Joseph T Stout, James A Strauss, Gerald E Mc Clearn and George P Vogler, 2006, "QTL influencing baseline hematocrit in the C57BL/6J and DBA/2J lineage: age-related effects.", Mammalian genome : official journal of the International Mammalian Genome Society, 17, (6), pp. 689-99
  • DH Lang, NA Sharkey, Arimantas Lionikas, HA Mack, Lars G Larsson, GP Vogler, DJ Vandenbergh, DA Blizard, JT Stout and GE McClearn, 2006, "Bone mechanics, muscle mass, and activity-related behavior: structural equation modeling of their relationships and genetic influence", J. Bone Miner. Res. S, 21, pp. S240
  • Mohammad Shahnazari, Gary J Fosmire, Dean Lang, Neil Sharkey and Roland Leach, 2006, "Strontium treatment in an avian model increases micro-CT indices of bone and has no significant effect on structural properties", The FASEB Journal, 20, (5), pp. LB81
  • M Shahnazari, DH Lang, GJ Fosmire, NA Sharkey, AD Mitchell and RM Leach, 2006, "The Effect of Strontium on Bone Characteristics and Strength in Broiler Chickens", Calcified Tissue International, 80, (3), pp. 160–166
  • Dean H. Lang, Neil Sharkey, Arimantas Lionikas, H A Mack, Lars G Larsson, George P Vogler, David J Vandenbergh, David A Blizard, Joseph T Stout, Joseph P Stitt and Gerald E Mc Clearn, 2005, "Adjusting data to body size: a comparison of methods as applied to quantitative trait loci analysis of musculoskeletal phenotypes.", Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 20, (5), pp. 748-57
  • Dean H. Lang, Neil Sharkey, H A Mack, George P Vogler, David J Vandenbergh, David A Blizard, Joseph T Stout and Gerald E Mc Clearn, 2005, "Quantitative trait loci analysis of structural and material skeletal phenotypes in C57BL/6J and DBA/2 second-generation and recombinant inbred mice.", Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 20, (1), pp. 88-99
  • Jennifer E Foreman, David A Blizard, Glenn Gerhard, Holly A Mack, Dean H Lang, Kathryn L Van Nimwegen, George P Vogler, Joseph T Stout, Zakariya K Shihabi, James W Griffith and others, 2005, "Serum alkaline phosphatase activity is regulated by a chromosomal region containing the alkaline phosphatase 2 gene (Akp2) in C57BL/6J and DBA/2J mice", Physiological genomics, 23, (3), pp. 295–303

Conference Proceedings

  • Wim V. Petegem, Andrew M. Erdman, Dean H. Lang and Andras Gordon, 2016, "Professional and Intercultural Engineering Competences Learning Across Borders.", European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI) conference proceedings.
  • Dean H. Lang, Andrew M. Erdman and Meredith Handley, 2016, "‘Lion Leadership Lessons’ - Delivering Engineering Leadership Lessons to a Broad Audience"
  • Meredith Handley, Dean H. Lang and Andrew M. Erdman, 2016, "Identifying Engineering Leadership Potential During the On-Campus Recruiting Process"
  • A.M. Erdman, D.H. Horner, J.V. Matson, R.J. Shuhmann and D.H. Lang, 2015, "Engineering Leadership Education – The Path Forward.", American Society of Engineering Education Conference Proceeding, American Society of Engineering Education
  • DH Lang, HM Preston, AC Henry and NA Sharkey, 2008, "Femur from C57BL/6 and DBA/2 Inbred Mice Display a Strain Dependent Response to Treadmill Running and Tower Climbing Exercise in Cortical and Trabecular Bone Architecture.", 23, pp. S499–S499
  • DH Lang, NA Sharkey, GP Vogler, DJ Vandenbergh, DA Blizard, JT Stout and GE McClearn, 2005, "Genetic loci influencing age-related declines in bone quality.", 20, (9), pp. S340–S341
  • Sarah R Gress, DH Lang, RJ Tomsho, NA Sharkey and RL Corwin, 2002, "High-fat diets reduce bone biomechanical properties in aged rats", 16, (4), pp. A625–A625
  • D Lang, NA Sharkey, GP Vogler, David A Blizard, DJ Vandenbergh, LG Larsson and GE McClearn, 2001, "Chromosomal loci influencing skeletal strength and architecture.", 16, pp. S351–S351

Abstracts

  • Dean H. Lang, Andrew M. Erdman and Meredith Handley, , "‘Lion Leadership Lessons’ - Delivering Engineering Leadership Lessons to a Broad Audience", American Society of Engineering Education Conference Proceeding
  • Meredith Handley, Andrew M. Erdman and Dean H. Lang, , "Identifying Engineering Leadership Potential During the On-Campus Recruiting Process", American Society of Engineering Education
  • Meredith Handley, Dean H. Lang and Andrew M. Erdman, , "First Impressions: Evaluating Student Performance in Demonstrating Engineering Leadership."
  • David Nino, Dean H. Lang, Michael Klassen and Meagan Kendall, , "How engineering firms develop engineering leadership."

Other

  • Abbey L Bower, NA Sharkey, DH Lang, GP Vogler, DJ Vandenbergh, DA Blizard, T Stout and GE McClearn, 2004, "Genetic Determinants of Trabecular Bone Density and Architecture"

Research Projects

  • June 2016 - May 2017, "KEEN Mini Grant," (Sponsor: KEEN).

Honors and Awards

  • New Investigator Recognition Award (1st place), Orthopaedic Research Society, February 2007

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Reviewer, Graduate Student Research Presentation Reviewer, January 2016
  • Committee Member, Research Within SEDTAPP Courses, 2016
  • Committee Member, SEDTAPP Graduate Faculty Nomination Policy Committee, 2016
  • Presenter, Engineering Leadership Program Advisory Board Meeting, April 2016
  • Presenter, Leonhard Center Advisory Board, September 2016
  • Representative, SEDTAPP Campuses Lunch, August 2016
  • Contributor, ELIM Information Sessions, April 2016
  • Contributor, IPAC Presentation, March 2016
  • Representative, COE Networking Event, 2016
  • Representative, COE Graduate Fair, 2016
  • Co-Organizer, Planning Committee Member, Engineering Leadership Development, ELD 20th Anniversary Planning Committee, March 2015 - December 2015
  • Co-Organizer, Leaders of the Future Conference, April 2015 - October 2015
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee Member, Associate Director of Engineering Leadership Outreach Faculty Search Committee, April 2015 - July 2015
  • Chairperson, Doctoral Committee for Holly Preston, 2009 - 2009
  • Chairperson, Doctoral Committee for Holly Preston, 2009
  • Committee Member, Doctoral Committee for Abbey Bower, 2009
  • Committee Member, Doctoral Committee for Abbey Bower, 2009 - 2009
  • Member, Committee Member, PSU Leadership Consortium, April 2015
  • Member, SEDTAPP Green Team, September 2015

Service to External Organizations:

  • Peer Reviewer, Conference Abstract and Paper Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, 2016
  • Peer Reviewer, Conference Abstract Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, 2016
  • Peer Reviewer, Awards Committee Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, Awards Committee, 2016
  • Peer Reviewer, Paper Reviewer, Frontiers in Education Conference Planning Committee, 2016
  • Peer Reviewer, Conference Abstract Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, October 2015 - November 2015
  • Member, Engineering Leadership Programs Survey, American Society of Engineering Education, Engineering Leadership Programs Survey, June 2015 - September 2015
  • Co-Organizer, Conference Organizer, Congress of Practitioners in Leadership for the 21st Century Engineer, July 2015 - November 2015
  • Committee Member, ASEE Leadership Division Strategic Planning Subgroup, American Society of Engineering Education, Strategic Planning Subgroup, June 2016
 


 

About

The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952