ENGINEERING IN THE NEWs
Dr. Reza Akhavian, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering received a prestigious NSF CAREER award to improve coordination between construction workers and robots.
By Padma Nagappan | Tuesday, May 4, 2021
As a Black woman in engineering at San Diego State University, graduating senior Jamilla Thomas is following a career path blazed by her own mother, Amanda Thomas (’96), who earned a degree from SDSU 25 years earlier.
By Padma Nagappan | Monday, May 3, 2021
Apple’s decision Monday to add nearly 4,000 jobs in greater San Diego through 2026 is likely to be a boon for the county’s universities, which produce the kind of software and hardware engineers the famed company needs.
By Gary Robbins, The San Diego Union Tribune | Monday, April 26, 2021
The SDSU College of Engineering is pleased to announce that Bergelectric Corporation has made a $100,000 gift to support the AGC Chair in Construction Management in the J.R. Filanc Construction Engineering and Management Program. The AGC Chair is being established to attract and retain high level faculty to lead the program.
By Kate Carinder | Monday, April 19, 2021
NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace announced that SDSU was among nine teams from universities across the nation named as finalists for the 2021 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts — Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge.
By SDSU Department of Mechanical Engineering | Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Programs in business, engineering, public health and education are among those ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
By SDSU News Team | Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Dean Olevsky was recently featured in the San Diego Business Journal for his insights and aspirations for the SDSU College of Engineering.
By San Diego Business Journal | Monday, March 29, 2021
Four ideas aim to address rural infrastructure, Imperial County health and environmental issues, transboundary water, and advancing 3D printing.
By Padma Nagappan | Wednesday, March 24, 2021
SDSU Electrical & Computer Engineering, Department Chair and Professor, Dr. Chris Mi, will work with UC San Diego on a NASA funded project to bring futuristic electric air taxis closer to reality.
By Padma Nagappan | Thursday, March 18, 2021
SDSU and UC San Diego bioengineers pinpoint a key factor that allows cancer cells to spread. The finding could help discover a way to make them stay put.
By Padma Nagappan | Thursday, March 11, 2021
Dr. Junfei Xie, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, received a National Science Foundation CAREER award to develop a flying cloud computing system in the air.
By Padma Nagappan | Monday, March 8, 2021
The SDSU Femineer and Women in Engineering Programs hosted the second STEM Talk of the semester on Friday, March 5, 2021 featuring a panel of Motorola Solutions Women of the West.
By Bianca Avina | Friday, March 5, 2021
The SDSU Femineer® and Women in Engineering Programs had the privilege of hosting the first STEM Talk with Industry of the Spring 2021 semester, on Friday, February 26th, with a panel of female engineers from Northrop Grumman.
By Bianca Avina | Friday, February 26, 2021
The Patti Grace Smith Fellowship, a non-profit program helping bring long-overdue diversity to the US aerospace industry, has announced its inaugural class of Fellows. Brandon Wells, SDSU Mechanical Engineering freshman, is one of 43 Black undergraduate students, to earn the 2021 Patti Grace Smith Fellowship. Each Patti Grace Smith Fellows earn a challenging internship at one of the nation’s leading aerospace firms, a living wage, two hand-picked personal mentors, and a cash grant of approximately $2,000 to go towards professional or school expenses.
By The Patti Grace Fellowship | Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The San Diego Union Tribune has posted an op-ed by Dr. Ping Lu, Department Chair, SDSU Aerospace Engineering Department, on SDSU Aerospace Engineering alumna and Jet Propulsion Laboratory System Engineer, Anachristina Morino, was with the NASA team that successfully landed the Perseverance rover on Mars.
By Dr. Ping Lu | Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Amaury Reed, SDSU Aerospace Engineering senior, is one of six students who have been awarded a scholarship in the Galactic Unite Black Leaders in Aerospace Scholarship and Training (BLAST) program. BLAST is a scholarship, mentoring and fellowship program for college Sophomore through to Senior year Black scholars pursuing STEM education with a focus on aerospace in the U.S.
By Virgin Galactic | Tuesday, February 23, 2021
The College of Engineering is pleased to announce that DN Tanks has made a $52,000 gift to endow the DN Tanks Endowed Scholarship for students in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering. Applicants must be sophomore, junior or senior level students and must be a member of SDSU’s National Society of Black Engineers or be involved with the SDSU Black Resource Center. Applicants must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and be enrolled full-time.
By Kate Carinder | Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Emeritus Professor Dr. George Mansfield and SDSU's National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) President, Jamilla Thomas, worked together to provide virtual tutoring, for several students during the pandemic and social unrest in San Diego.
By Kate Carinder | Monday, February 15, 2021
The College of Engineering is pleased to announce that alumnus Paul Stuverud, ’71 BSEE and ’76 MSEE, has made an additional $50,000 gift to the endowed scholarship fund “Paul Stuverud MESA Endowed Scholarship” he created in 2019.
By Kate Carinder | Friday, February 12, 2021