Engineering in the News

Portrait of two scientists looking through telescope  

Celebrating 120 Years of SDSU Science and Research

For a dozen decades, the University's faculty and students have exceeded expectations. 

By Mike Price | Thursday, September 14, 2017

     
Portrait of SDSU Hepner Hall  

U.S. News Ranks SDSU Among Top National Universities

SDSU continues to rise in the U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings.  The publication ranked SDSU No. 68 among public universities and No. 140 overall among national universities in its America's Best Colleges list. 

By Katie White | Thursday, September 12, 2017

     
Portrait of Montys Award Statues  

2017 Monty Awardees Announced

The 44th Monty Awards, the signature event of SDSU Alumni, will honor 10 distinguished Alumni and Friends of SDSU who have made significant contributions to the University, the San Diego community or California, nationally or internationally. Honorees for 2017 include College of Engineering, Daniel Goddard ('87), a member of the Senior Executive Service, is Director of Information Directorate at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).

By Katie White | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

     
Portrait of SHPE Organization Students  

Student Organization Spotlight:  SHPE

The SDSU Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is a student organization with the goal of guiding Hispanic students interested in entering the science, technology, engineering and science (STEM) fields. 

By SDSU News Team | Thursday, August 31, 2017

     
Portrait of Monty Award Statue  

2017 Convocation Faculty Monty Awards

SDSU's annual All-University Convocation is an opportunity to reflect on the University's success and look ahead to the new academic year. This year's awards for Outstanding Faculty Contributions, also known as the Faculty Montys, will be presented. The awardee for the College of Engineering is Dr. Satish Sharma, Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

By SDSU News Team | Tuesday, August 22, 2017

     
Portrait of Dr Mahasweta Sarkar  

Creating Alternative Communication Highways

Dr. Mahasweta Sarkar is on a mission to create life-changing connections. The SDSU Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Environmental Engineering is investigating whether biosensors implanted in the brain could transmit signals wirelessly to paralyzed arms in individuals with spinal cord injuries. 

By Katie White | Thursday, August 3, 2017 

     
Portrait of Young Scholars Program students  

CSNE Young Scholars Program

On July 10-20, 2017, SDSU College of Engineering held an NSF Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) Young Scholars Program for 14 local middle and high school students. The students worked on a project in which they made a servo rotate by using only their thoughts and utilized headsets that captured their EEG signals. The Program gave students the opportunity to explore the neuroengineering field and the opportunities it offers to both patients and researchers alike.  

By College of Engineering | Wednesday, August 2, 2017 

     
Portrait of 2017 Germany Study Abroad Students  

2017 SDSU and HFU Engineering Faculty-Led Summer Study Abroad Program in Germany

On June 11-July 8, 2017, fifteen SDSU Engineering students participated in the summer study abroad program in Germany led by Dr. Nagy Nosseir, Emeritus Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and organized by Hochschule Furtwangen University.  Two courses were offered:  Fluid Mechanics (AE 340) and Women in German History & Culture (GE 450).  The Program included excursions to Mercedes Benz Museum, European Parliament, and Mercedes Production Facility.  

By College of Engineering | Wednesday, July 26, 2017 

     
Picture of EIS Building  

Naming the Future

SDSU's Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex (EIS) is a centerpiece of the University's drive to become a top 50 public research university.  The brand new complex, set to open in January, is built around the idea of fostering collaboration, with cutting-edge labs and equipment, plentiful shared workspaces and glass walls to inspire curiosity. 

By Michael Price | Wednesday, May 31, 2017 

     

4 students in green t-shirts that say Recyclinator

 

Homebrewed Startup Prepares to Graduate

For Mechanical Engineering graduates Jordan Custodia, Cassandra O'Shea, Sean Bennett and Matthew Penning, Saturday's commencement ceremony marks the beginning of a new adventure for the founders of Recyclinator, a startup company they developed while students at San Diego State University. 

By Gina Jacobs | Wednesday, May 10, 2017 

     
Three students in cap and gown at Commencement  

Class of 2017 Standouts

The future is bright for SDSU's graduating class. College of Engineering students, Anachristina Morino, B.S. Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Business Management and Victor Ortega, B.S. Aerospace Engineering, are highlighted.

By Katie White | Tuesday, May 09, 2017 

     
Two students in cap and gown  

Top 10 Degrees for 2017

SDSU announces the 10 most popular degrees for the class of 2017.  Mechanical Engineering B.S. degree ranks No. 7.

By SDSU News Team | Friday, May 05, 2017 

 

     
Seven students standing in front of SDSU Career Services sign  

Northrop Grumman Interview Workshop

On April 19, 2017, Northrop Grumman's One Adelante Employee Resource Group and SDSU's Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program offered a Northrop Grumman Interview Workshop at the SDSU Career Services.

By Eric Pamintuan | Monday, May 1, 2017 

     
20 students and faculty are holding up an Aztec Electric Racing Sign  

SDSU Aztec Electric Racing Team

On The SDSU Aztec Electric Racing (AER) Team was recently interviewed and featured on the Performance Titanium Group (PTG) website, which is a sponor for the AER Team.

By Alina Miller | Wednesday, April 12, 2017 

     

MESA Transfer Student Lab Visit

 

MESA Transfer Student Lab Visit

On March 16, 2017, SDSU MESA hosted a group of students from the Ventura College MESA Program. The group was given a tour of the SDSU campus and received an inside look at several student projects and research laboratories in the College of Engineering.

By College of Engineering | Thursday, March 16, 2017 

     
Hepner Hall  

SDSU Grad Programs Ranked Among Nation's Best

U.S. News & World Report ranked SDSU's Aerospace Engineering program in the College of Engineering No. 7 in California among all universities and No. 37 in the nation. 

By SDSU News Team | Wednesday, March 15, 2017 

     

2016 Kyoto Prize laureate Takeo Kanade

    

SDSU Hosts Kyoto Prize Symposium Winner

Takeo Kanade who received the 2016 Kyoto Prize is a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and will speak at SDSU's Montezuma Hall on March 15 at 2 p.m. Kanade has made fundamental contributions to basic theories of computer vision and has introduced a series of innovative applied technologies. 

By Katie White | Wednesday, March 01, 2017 

     
An SDSU student discusses his research  

Brilliance and Creativity on Display

The Student Research Symposium will showcase both original scholarly research and creative arts.

By Michael Price | Friday, February 24, 2017

     
Mackensie Miller (left), Jacob Dayton (center) and Anya Shutovska  

Building Loyalty the Aztec Way

Three SDSU students received $5,000 scholarships from SDSU Alumni.

By Tobin Vaughn Thursday, February 23, 2017

     
Aztec Baja SAE  

Student Organization Spotlight: Aztec Baja SAE

The Aztec Baja SAE team designs, builds and races an off-road buggy each year.

By SDSU News Team Thursday, February 16, 2017

     
Electrodes made out of glassy carbon.  

Big Improvements to Brain-Computer Interface

Newly developed “glassy carbon” electrodes transmit more robust signals to restore motion in people with damaged spinal cords.

By Michael Price Wednesday, February 15, 2017

     
SDSU's low speed wind tunnel  

Supersonic Science in SDSU’s Wind Tunnel Complex

This advanced facility is often used to refine products’ aerodynamics and test new scientific concepts.

By Michael Price Monday, February 13, 2017

     
SDSU alumni Coby Kabili (left) and Braydon Moreno  

Aztec Made: Robo3D

These SDSU alumni are making waves in the 3D printing world.

By Gina Jacobs Friday, February 10, 2017

     
Lisa (left) and Tom Newton with President Hirshman (center)  

News from the Bay Area Regional Council

An SDSU alumnus establishes the Thomas P. Newton Endowed Scholarship.

By SDSU News Team Thursday, February 09, 2017

     
Construction engineering graduates  

Helping Students Ease on Down the Road

The National Science Foundation funded three education faculty members to research pathways to success for aspiring STEM students.

By Coleen L. Geraghty Thursday, February 09, 2017

     
The SDSU Biomedical Engineering Society  

Student Organization Spotlight: Biomedical Engineering Society

The Biomedical Engineering Society supports students with an interest in the biomedical engineering field.

By SDSU News Team Thursday, February 02, 2017

     
Participants of the 5th Annual Solar Turbines CLC Training Academy.  

Solar Turbines Provides Real World Engineering Experience to MESA Students

Thirteen students from the San Diego State University (SDSU) Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) program attended the 5th Annual Solar Turbines Training Academy on October 14, 2016.

By Eric Pamintuan | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

     
Bold Brew Coffee  

Aztec Made: Bold Brew Coffee

SDSU students launch a new cold brew coffee aimed at active sports enthusiasts.

By Gina Jacobs Friday, January 27, 2017

     
The Aztec Proud logo  

We Are Aztec Proud

The logo represents a successful campaign and SDSU’s ascent to a new level of excellence.

By Coleen L. Geraghty Tuesday, January 17, 2017

     
BMW Dashboard  

Driving The Future of Transportation Infrastructure

SDSU brings a West Coast perspective to a consortium with $28 million in funding to explore the future of transportation.

By Michael Price Wednesday, January 11, 2017

     
Fifth annual Zahn Challenge.  

Innovation on Display at Annual Zahn Challenge

Student entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to win cash prizes at the annual competition.

By Gina Jacobs Wednesday, January 11, 2017

     
Portrait of Jeremy Caplan  

Ask An Aztec: Jeremy Caplan

This Aztec works in Boeing’s Huntsville Design Center in Alabama.

By Ryan Schuler Thursday, January 05, 2017

     
The nine invited panelists  

Current Ph.D. Panel Event, Fall 2015

The SDSU MARC program in partnership with the SDSU IMSD program initiated the Current Ph.D. Panel event in 2008 for students whose ultimate degree objective is a Ph.D.  This year’s event was held on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00pm in GMCS 301.

By Maribel Olson | Wednesday, January 04, 2016

     
Portait of Sahar Ghanipoor Machiani  

People to Watch in 2017

These SDSU students, faculty and staff will be making headlines in the coming year.

By Gina Jacobs Tuesday, January 03, 2017

 

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