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Teresa Lang

Associate Teaching Professor

Affiliation(s):

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

213G Hammond Building

tcl133@psu.edu

814-863-9077

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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

Book, Chapters

  • Dean H. Lang, Meredith Handley and Kathryn W Jablokow, , Competencies of Innovation Leaders, Routledge

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
  • 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, 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
  • 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. 160-166
  • 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, 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, 17, (6), pp. 689-99
  • 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, 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, 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
  • Meredith Handley, Sarah Ritter and Teresa C Lang, , "Design Your Future: Embedding Leadership and Career Development Into a First-Year Design Course.", Special Issue of the International Journal of Engineering Education

Conference Proceedings

  • Dean H. Lang, Andrew M. Erdman and Meredith Handley, 2017, "International and Cross-Cultural Engagement at the Undergraduate and Graduate Level."
  • Meredith Handley, Andrew M. Erdman and Dean H. Lang, 2017, "First Impressions: Evaluating Student Performance in Demonstrating Engineering Leadership"
  • David Nino, Dean H. Lang, Michael Klassen and Meagan Kendall, 2017, "How engineering firms develop engineering leadership."
  • Meredith Handley, Sarah Ritter and Teresa C Lang, 2017, "Design Your Future: Embedding Leadership and Career Development Into a First-Year Design Course."
  • Dean H. Lang, Andrew M. Erdman, Meredith Handley, Wim Petegem and Andras Gordan, 2016, "Engineering Across Cultures: Learning across borders."
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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. M481; S499–S499
  • 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", 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", 20, (5), pp. LB81
  • 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, pp. M112; S340–S341
  • Joe Stitt, Teresa C Lang and Neil Sharkey, 2002, "Automatic estimation of the physical characteristics of tibial cross-sections."
  • 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
  • Dean H. Lang, Meredith Handley and Andrew M. Erdman, , "Flipped classroom and emotional learning in an engineering leadership development course."

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).
  • July 2006 - March 2012, "Genetic and Environmental Regulation of Bone Quality," (Sponsor: National Institute on Aging).
  • January 2017 -  , "Global Engineering Leadership Program," (Sponsor: College of Engineering).

Honors and Awards

  • New Investigator Recognition Award (1st place), Orthopaedic Research Society, February 2007
  • Special Achievement Award, Naval Research Laboratory, Department of the Navy, November 1986

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Participation in Governance Bodies and Related Activities, Member, Faculty Senator, Penn State Faculty Senate, Undergraduate Education Committee (Spring, 2017) and the Global Programs Committee (Fall, 2017), January 2017
  • Committee Work, Member, Award review and selection, College of Engineering, CoE Graduate Student Awards and Funding Committee, January 2017
  • Committee Work, Co-Organizer, Planning Committee Member, Engineering Leadership Development, ELD 20th Anniversary Planning Committee, March 2015 - December 2015
  • Administrative Support Work, Co-Organizer, Leaders of the Future Conference, April 2015 - October 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Committee Member, PSU Leadership Consortium, April 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, SEDTAPP Green Team, September 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Faculty Search Committee Member, Associate Director of Engineering Leadership Outreach Faculty Search Committee, April 2015 - July 2015
  • Other, Reviewer, Graduate Student Research Presentation Reviewer, January 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Research Within SEDTAPP Courses, 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, SEDTAPP Graduate Faculty Nomination Policy Committee, 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Presenter, Engineering Leadership Program Advisory Board Meeting, April 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Presenter, Leonhard Center Advisory Board, September 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Representative, SEDTAPP Campuses Lunch, August 2016
  • Participation in Development/Fundraising Activities, Contributor, ELIM Information Sessions, April 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Contributor, IPAC Presentation, March 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Representative, COE Networking Event, 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Representative, COE Graduate Fair, 2016

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, ASEE Leadership Division Strategic Planning Subgroup, American Society of Engineering Education, Strategic Planning Subgroup, June 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Peer Reviewer, Conference Abstract Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, October 2015 - November 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Member, Engineering Leadership Programs Survey, American Society of Engineering Education, Engineering Leadership Programs Survey, June 2015 - September 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, Conference Organizer, Congress of Practitioners in Leadership for the 21st Century Engineer, July 2015 - November 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Peer Reviewer, Conference Abstract and Paper Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Peer Reviewer, Conference Abstract Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Peer Reviewer, Awards Committee Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, Awards Committee, 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Peer Reviewer, Paper Reviewer, Frontiers in Education Conference Planning Committee, 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Peer Reviewer, Conference Abstract Reviewer, American Society of Engineering Education, 2017
 


 

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School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952