Benjamin Zile

Benjamin Zile
Kinsley School of Engineering, Sciences and Technology
Instructor, Math & Applied Sciences
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Meet Benjamin Zile


  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University, 2007
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Penn State University, 2002
  • B.S., Engineering Science, Penn State University, 2002


  • Engineering Physics I (Mechanics)
  • Engineering Physics II (Electricity & Magnetism)

Research Interests

  • Active learning and project-based learning strategies
  • Enhancing physics courses through real-world connections
  • Electric and hybrid electric vehicles

Recent Publications

  • Ruzybayev, I.; Zile, B.; Kiefer, S.; Schmidt, T., “Implementation of a Design Project in a Freshman Engineering Physics Course”, American Society for Engineering Education, 2019