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Frank Koe

Teaching Professor


  • School of Engineering Design and Innovation
  • Engineering Entrepreneurship

213L Hammond Building


Research Areas:

Engineering Entrepreneurship




  • Ph D, Ed. Psych./Curriculum and Instruction, Penn State University, 1976



  • Frank Theodore Koe, 2017, 'Fabric for the Designed Interior, Second Edition', Bloomsbury Publishing, New York City, New York, USA, Great Britian/London, Sydney/Australia, New Delhi/India, pp. 320

Journal Articles

  • Frank T. Koe, 2021, "Innovation Comes from Intrapreneurs", Entrepreneur magazine, pp. Two

Magazines/Trade Publications

  • Frank T Koe, 2022, ""Time for Fika?"", pp. 2
  • Frank T Koe, 2022, ""When Teams Create Themselves"", pp. 2



Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Nittany Lion award, Schreyer Honors College, September 2016 - April 2018


Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:




The School of Engineering Design and Innovation delivers effective engineering education and unrivaled research opportunities through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. The school 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 and Innovation

213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952