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.

Boeing 737 Max

What Caused Boeing's 737 Max Crashes

Dr. Joseph Katz, SDSU Aerospace Engineering Professor, has spent more than 30 years studying airplane crash reports and provides his analysis on what caused Boeing's 737 Max crashes.

Students Cleaning up Alvarado Creek

'Outdoor Lab' Fuels Critical Environmental Research and Sparks Student Passion

SDSU Engineering students and faculty are advancing wildfire, water and flora research at Alvarado Creek.

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.

Engineering Research Archive

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