Research Highlights

At SDSU's College of Engineering, research is an important compliment to undergraduate and graduate education. Below you will find our most recent research projects that have been in the news, along with SDSU’s annual research highlight booklets. To view the most recently awarded grants and contracts, please visit the SDSU Research Foundation website.

Various robots placed on a tabletop

Using Robots to Target Parkinson's Disease

KPBS covers an SDSU robotics lab, led by Dr. Peiman Mousavi, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering,  that studies the gap in communications between brain and muscles in an effort to help improve muscle control in seniors with Parkinson's disease.

Wireless power transfer system

New System Delivers Power Wirelessly to Multiple Devices

Novel repeater units and a clever layout of ferrite plates helps this new wireless power transfer system simultaneously deliver power to 10 devices. This new design was developed by Dr. Chris Mi, Professor & Chair, Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept. and his colleagues.

Boat on San Diego River

Stewards of the San Diego River

SDSU researchers are teaming up to protect the health of the river, predict and manage the whims of the San Diego River and monitor how its health is affected as it runs through a heavily populated urban corridor.

Engineering Research Archive

2017-18 Research Highlights
2015-16 Research Highlights
Research highlights 2015-16