STEM Talk information and Motorola Solutions logo

STEM Talk with Motorola's Women of the West

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

STEM Talk information and Northup Gumman logo

STEM Talk with Northrop Grumman

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

San Diego State University graduate and NASA employee Anachristina Morino, far left, is pictured with SDSU classmates and faculty. Morino contributed to the landing of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars.

An SDSU Grad Helped Make NASA’s Mars Landing Possible

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

Dr. Thais Alves with We Chat information

WE Chat with Dr. Thais Alves

On October 14, 2020, the SDSU Femineer® Program and Women in Engineering Program had their second WE Chat of the semester featuring Dr. Thais Alves from the Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering department, speaking on the topic, "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken."

By Bianca Avina | Wednesday, October 14, 2020

STEM Talk with Motorola Zoom meeting

STEM Talk with Motorola

The SDSU Women in Engineering Program and the College of Engineering Femineer® Program kicked off the International Day of the Girl week with a STEM Talk featuring Motorola Solutions. The STEM Talk was held on October 9, 2020, and engaged over 40 participants consisting of high school and college-level students, educators, and Motorola engineers.

By Bianca Avina | Friday, October 9, 2020

STEM Talk Day with TRC logo

STEM Talk Day with TRC

On Friday, September 25, 2020, the SDSU Women in Engineering (WE) Program and the College of Engineering Femineer® Program hosted their first STEM Talk of the Fall semester and third of the series to 21 attendees, featuring TRC Companies to a combination of high school and undergraduate students.

By Bianca Avina | Friday, September 25, 2020

Dr. Tara Welborne with WE Chat information

WE Chat with Dr. Tara Welborne

On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, the SDSU Women in Engineering Program and the College of Engineering Femineer® Program hosted the first WE Chat of the Fall semester, to more than 20 participants, featuring Dr. Tara Welborne.

By Bianca Avina | Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Women in Engineering program flowchart

Equality Can't Wait Challenge - WE Inspire: Reimagining Engineering Diversity (WIRED)

Our 12 SDSU Women in Engineering full-time faculty and 2 staff came together to collaboratively submit a proposal, titled “WE (Women in Engineering) Inspire: Reimagining Engineering Diversity (WIRED)” for the Equality Can't Wait Challenge, to address glaring gender disparities that remain in engineering fields.

By SDSU Women in Engineering Faculty & Staff | Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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Fall 2020 WE Welcome Message

Several of our SDSU WE Faculty & Staff came together to share a few words to welcome and encourage students and remind them WE are in this together during the Fall 2020 semester.

By Michelle Bunn & Bianca Avina | Friday, August 28, 2020

Fall 2020 New Professors

Welcome to Our New College of Engineering Faculty

We are proud to welcome for Fall 2020: Dr. Margherita Capriotti, in Aerospace Engineering, and Dr. Zahra Nili Ahmadabadi & Dr. Elisa Torresani in Mechanical Engineering.

By College of Engineering | Monday, August 24, 2020

STEM Day with Otter event information

Summer STEM Talk with Otter Products

The SDSU Women in Engineering & Femineer Programs had the privilege to host their second Summer STEM Talk Series with Industry webinar featuring Otter Products on August 18, 2020.

By Bianca Avina | Friday, August 18, 2020

STEM Day with Qualcomm event information

STEM Talk Day with Qualcomm

The SDSU Women in Engineering (WE) & College of Engineering Femineer® Program, in partnership with Qualcomm, hosted their first Summer STEM Talk Day on July 21st, 2020. Geared towards high school Femineer® students and SDSU WE postsecondary students, the event heavily touched upon the company’s internship and career opportunities.

By Bianca Avina | Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Dean Olevsky giving award to Maricruz Carillo

CSU Doctoral Program Finds Potential in Engineering Grad

SDSU’s Maricruz Carrillo, who previously earned a major NSF award, is among the 2020-21 cohort of a program to prepare students for an academic career.

By Lainie Fraser | Monday, July 13, 2020

Dean Olevsky giving award to Maricruz Carillo

SRS 2020: President's Award -  Maricruz Carrillo

Maricruz Carrillo, doctoral student, receives President's Award for her research on "Fabrication of Ceramic Bone Scaffolds by Solvent Jetting 3D Printing and Sintering Towards Load-Bearing Applications."

By SDSU Mechanical Engineering Dept | June 2020

Doctoral student Maricruz Carillo receiving award

Inquiring Minds: Student Researchers Shine at CSU Competition

SDSU’s top student researchers placed in three categories at the statewide competition, held this year in a virtual setting. Maricruz Carillo, a second-year doctoral student, placed first in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering category for her research on bone replacement techniques using ceramic materials and 3D printing.

By Padma Nagappan | Wednesday, June 10, 2020

President Adela de la Torre giving interview

Fireside Charla with President de la Torre: Engineering Research at SDSU

For this episode of Fireside Charla, President de la Torre interviews three of the top SDSU's Engineering researchers: Dean Eugene Olevsky, Dr. Samuel Kassegne (Professor, Mechanical Engineering), and Dr. Mahasweta Sarkar (Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering).

By President de la Torre | Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Women in Engineering logo

WE do Coffee #1 and #2

In Spring, the WE Program faculty and staff wanted to create a virtual opportunity to stay connected with students during the pandemic. On April 30, 2020, the first WE Coffee Hour was hosted virtually through Zoom with a follow-up virtual WE Coffee Hour on May 22, 2020.

By Bianca Avina | Friday, May 22, 2020

Lorelay Mendoza holds submersible sensor

Submersible Sensors Rapidly Detect Bacterial Pollution in Water

Dr. Natalie Mladenov, Associate Professor, SDSU Environmental Engineering, and former undergraduate Engineering student, Lorelay Mendoza, use a portable submersible fluorometer which can alert authorities to contamination after a storm by looking for an improbable marker: tryptophan. 

By Padma Nagappan | Friday, March 27, 2020

Dr. Kinoshita with students

Engineering Professor Alicia Kinoshita Appointed SDSU Director of Undergraduate Research

Dr. Alicia Kinoshita, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, has been appointed SDSU Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities. As part of the strategic initiative to foster student success, Dr. Kinoshita will support and advance critical undergraduate experiences.

By SDSU Office of Research Affairs | Thursday, February 27, 2020

First Women in Engineering Seminar

WE Chat #2

On February 20, 2020, Dr. Marta Miletic from the Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department presented at our second event of the WE Chat series. Speaking heavily about breaking through barriers, Dr. Miletic gave personal examples of the obstacles she has faced and had to overcome as a female engineer in industry and academia.

By Bianca Avina | Thursday, February 20, 2020

First Women in Engineering Seminar

WE Chat #1

The first WE Chat was hosted on Monday, January 27th, 2020, where lunch was provided to attendees to enjoy while the presenting faculty member shared their research, stories of perseverance, and success in academia & engineering.

By Bianca Avina | Monday, January 27, 2020