In The News

The latest from the College of Engineering

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  • Dr. Hassan with Students

    Applied Hydraulics and Laboratory, CIV E 444, Highlighted by Cool4Ed Initiative at the CSU Chancellor's Office

    Dr. Hassan Tavakol's, Civil Engineering undergraduate course, CIV E 444, has been showcased by the Cool4Ed initiative at the CSU Chancellor's Office, which is supported by the State of California (AB 798), the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: https://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewSite.htm?id=9161456.

  • Design Day Filtration system

    SDSU Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Day

    Dec 8

    Please join us for our Fall 2020 Virtual Mechanical Engineering (ME) Senior Design Day event on Thursday, December 10, 2020, from 1:30pm – 4pm. This event will be held via Zoom. Please visit the Fall 2020 Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Day for more information on the ME Design Day and individual student projects.

  • STEM Shadow Day 2020

    2020 MESA STEM Shadow Day

    Students from local colleges and high schools with a Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) program shadowed engineering and science professionals virtually through Zoom or Microsoft Teams on November 19, 2020.

  • MESA virtual chat

    MESA Virtual Alumni Chats

    MESA asked and our alumni responded overwhelmingly! More than 20 SDSU MESA Alumni participated in MESA's Virtual Alumni Chat series for Fall 2020.

  • NASA Moon to Mars

    Senior Design Project Team Selected as Semi-Finalist in NASA Moon to Mars Prospecting Challenge

    An interdisciplinary Senior Design Project Team consisting of ME students: Matthew Gonzalez, David Bunson, Krysta Rhodes, Jesus Figueroa; and ECE students: Jonathan Maravilla, Alan Clemenson, Brandon Mosburg, Ryan Marmion, and Humood Alghunaim as team members, is one of 12 teams from around the country selected to be semi-finalists in the NASA Moon to Mars Prospecting Challenge.

  • Construction management

    New Construction Management Degree Offered at SDSU

    The J.R. Filanc Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) Program, which is part of the College of Engineering, is excited to offer the new Construction Management major in addition to the ABET-accredited and well-established Construction Engineering major, which will start in Fall 2021.

  • By Dr. Matthew Verbyla & Lorelay Mendoza

    Dr. Matthew Verbyla & Lorelay Mendoza Publish Paper in Environmental Engineering Science Journal

    Dr. Matthew Verbyla (Environmental Eng.) and Lorelay Mendoza (B.S. Environmental Eng., class of 2019) recently published a paper in Environmental Engineering Science journal entitled Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Increasing Diversity and Community Participation to Achieve Environmental and Social Justice.

  • Covid-19 Testing

    Public Trust in Science on the Rise during COVID-19 Pandemic

    With such extensive impacts, COVID-19 awareness and understanding among the public has increased, while skepticism declined. SDSU scientists weigh in on the shift.

  • Alfredo Aldrete and Sandra P. Aldrete

    Mr. and Mrs. Aldrete Make Endowment Gift for MESA Scholarship Support

    The College of Engineering is pleased to announce that Alfredo Aldrete (BSEE 97’) and Sandra P. Aldrete (BSME 97’) have made a gift to establish the “Alfredo Aldrete and Sandra Pulido Aldrete MESA Endowed Scholarship” for Engineering.

  • WE Chat Program and Women in Engineering Program

    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."

  • Covid-19 Research

    Tackling Coronavirus From Every Angle

    Faculty from all seven of SDSU's colleges have rose to the occasion during the global COVID-19 pandemic. In dozens of projects, researchers are analyzing how COVID-19 operates and spreads, how the pandemic affects our mental health and how communities are coping in the midst of crisis.

  • STEM Talk with Motorola

    STEM Talk with Motorola

    The SDSU Women in Engineering Program and the College of Engineering Femineer® Program kicked off 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.

  • George Parker

    "Where Are They Now?" Donor Story: George Parker

    A native of Victorville, CA, George Parker came to San Diego State College to study Engineering. He graduated in January of 1962 with a concentration in Mechanical Engineering. That degree set him on a very rewarding career path.

  • SDSU Alumni

    SDSU Alumni Return to Mentor Current Students

    SDSU’s NIH-funded Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) and Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Programs jointly hosted a series of professional development and networking opportunities during Fall 2020, which leveraged the knowledge and experiences of SDSU alumni across a variety of disciplines.

  • STEM talk with TRC

    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.