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Sandra Allain

Director of Law, Policy and Engineering
Professor of Practice and Lecturer in Law


  • School of Engineering Design and Innovation
  • Law, Policy, and Engineering
  • School of International Affairs
  • Sustainability Institute



  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Licensed Attorney, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia, 2000
  • M.ED., Master of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, 2014


Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Sandra Allain, Penn State University, June 2021 - June 2022


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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