About Jacob Newberger
Engineer Jacob Newberger Led Penn State Alpha Epsilon Pi Chapter
A member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Jacob Newberger earned a BS in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University. Along with earning Dean’s List honors several times, he participated in the Penn State Robotics Club and headed a team that won a BAE Systems-sponsored competition to design an autonomous vehicle navigation system. As a member of the Penn State chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi, Jake Newberger served for one year as the fraternity’s president, during which time he led 83 fraternity brothers, directed philanthropic and social programs, and managed communications with university administrators and national fraternity headquarters.
While completing his undergraduate training, Mr. Newberger worked for AV Divine, where he outfitted clients’ properties with systems programmed for automated control of audio-visual, HVAC, lighting, and security equipment. His previous experience also includes assisting orthopedic surgeons at The Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center with procedures such as casting, brace fitting, and suture removal, as well as helping patients through the postsurgical recovery process. During an internship with Prototype Productions, Inc., Jacob Newberger participated in the design and fabrication of surgical simulation devices capable of tactile sensory feedback.
In his current position as an automation engineer for Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania-based Panacea Technologies, Inc., Mr. Newberger provides automation and validation services for pharmaceutical manufacturers. In compliance with current good manufacturing and good automated manufacturing practice standards, he devises and implements features such as functional requirement specifications, real-time monitoring, and installation and operational qualification protocols for FDA-inspected manufacturing systems.