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 College of Engineering News

SDSU’s Engineers do great things every day! Here is a sampling of our students, faculty & staff accomplishments.

Check back often for the latest on SDSU Engineering!

Spring 2016 Newsletter 

The Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences (EIS) Complex construction is well-underway, with the footing excavation starting on February 29, 2016, a week ahead of schedule. The EIS Complex will house state-of-the art research laboratories for renewable energy systems, biomedical engineering, and wireless communications. The construction of the EIS Complex will be completed in Fall 2017.  We hope you enjoy reading the stories of our Faculty, Student, Alumni and Community Program accomplishments for Spring 2016.

Spring 2012 Newsletter

Winter 2011 Newsletter

 Student Working in Lab
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Funds SDSU Research
 EWB Annual Fundraiser logo
Engineers Without Borders Annual Fundraiser
 SEEK Students at camp
SEEK Hosts Three Week Summer Camp
 Zahn Center at SDSU Logo
Zahn Center for Engineering Innovation Opens at SDSU
 Dr. Asfaw Beyene
Industrial Assessment Center Receives Funding
 University Towers Dormatory at SDSU
NECA Green Energy Challenge
 Dr. Satchi Venkataraman
Dr. Satchi Venkataraman Elected as AIAA Fellow
 Levi Lentz at Homecoming Ceremony
Engineering Student Nominated as Homecoming King
 AIAA Logo
AIAA Design team Places at National Competition
 SAE Team with their race car
Formula SAE Team Competes in LA Auto Show
US Green Building Council Pushes for Certification


March-April-May 2011 Newsletter


 Engineering Student at Graduation
College Graduates over 500 Students in Largest Commencement Ceremony ever
 Dr. Julio Valdes
Dr. Julio Valdes Named Senate Distinguished Professor
 Dr. Fletcher Miller with SRS student
Engineering Scores High in SDSU's Student Research Symposium
Italian Fulbright Scholar Studying Aerospace Engineering at SDSU
 Dr. Andrew Szeto
Dr. Andrew Szeto External Reviewer at CSU Long Beach
 Wendy Martinez
Alumni Spotlight: Meet Wendy Martinez
 Students at the Green Energy Challenge
Construction and Electrical Engineering Students tackling Green Energy Challenge
 Two students at the MEP competition
MEP Olympics and Robotics Challenge Event
 AGC Logo
AGC Students Compete in Associated Schools of Construction Competition
 Students at the MEP training course
MEP Training Academy
 New DSP and FPGA Lab
Dr. Ashkan Creates New DSP and FPGA Lab
 Professors at NAVAIR in North Island
NAVAIR / SDSU Partner on Advanced Aircraft Research
 Dr. Bhattacharjee
Dr. Subrata Bhattacharjee Outstanding Engineering Educator
 Dr. Olevsky
Drs. Eugene Olevsky & Rand German Fellows of American Ceramic Society
 Dr. Plotkin
Dr. Allen Plotkin Recognized for Outstanding Contributions to Aerospace Education
 Dr. Venkataraman
Dr. Satchi Venkataraman Receives Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award
 Dr. German
Dr. Rand German Awarded Bronze Medal at Malaysia Technology Expo
 Tom Johnson
Thomas Johnston Honored as Favorite Faculty
 Students at MESA Day competitions
MESA Day Competitions


January-February 2011 Newsletter

 TMS 2011 Conference Logo
ME Expertise Highlighted at TMS Conference
 Patricia Reily
Meet Patricia Reily, Veterans' Internship Coordinator
 SDSU Baja chassis
SDSU's Baja SAE Team
 fred harris
NBC News Interviews Drs. harris and Gupta
 Group of EWB students
Engineers Without Borders - Project Honduras
 HandS Logo
HandS - Project Dominican Republic 
 Peggy Johnson
Peggy Johnson - Alumni in the Spotlight
 Ozturk presenting in Turkey
 Dr. Ozturk Recognized in Turkish Press
 fred harris
harris Lectures
 AE Student dressed as Aztec Mascot
 Aerospace Student Named Aztec Warrior

Winter 2010-11 Newsletter (Nov. Dec. Jan.)

 Student using Ipad
Engineering Labs Go Virtual
 Student experimenting with hot air balloons
Engineering the Future
Miller at SolarPACES

Dr. Fletcher Miller Invited to SolarPACES 2010 Conference

Donovan Gieger Earns Award
Donovan Geiger Recieves Presidential Staff Excellence Award
Cubic Corp
Cubic Corporation Makes $100,000 Gift to the College 
Luciano Earns Award
Dr. Luciano Demasi Earns Best Paper Award
Katz Writes a New Textbook
Dr. Joe Katz Publishes Text on Introductory Fluid Mechanics
German Travels the Globe
Associate Dean German Travels the Globe
Stig Johansson Earns AIAA Award
Stig Johansson Received AIAA Award


Past Newsletters

2016 Design Day Logo

2016 Design Day

Please join us for the SDSU College of Engineering's 2016 Design Day, taking place on Wed. May 4th 2016, from 1:30PM-3:30PM in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Center, Montezuma Hall. Our Senior Design students will be participating in over 50+ projects on interactive display! [Booklet]


Welcome New Faculty

The College of Engineering welcomes our five new outstanding faculty starting in Fall 2016.

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Engineering & Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex

The EIS Complex is a key piece in the drive to become a top-50 public research university. Not only will it enhance SDSU’s teaching and research capacities, it will also help attract the best and brightest research faculty and students. 

[EIS News]  

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SDSU Mechatronics Takes 1st

The SDSU Mechatronics Club took first place in the 18th annual Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) RoboSub Competition.

K-12 STEM Education at SDSU, the Project Lead the Way Program

San Diego State will be hosting over 240 teachers for Project Lead the Way, beginning June 14-July 25, 2015 - it's the largest class yet.

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Zahn Innovation Center

Zahn Innovation Center

Apply to the $50K Zahn Challenge for SDSU students, faculty and staff with an idea for a commercial enterprise, social enterprise or project resulting in a social impact.

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