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School of Engineering Alumni Update - April 2013
SCU Radiant House Logo Senior Design Demonstrations

Come to our Groundbreaking!

Join us for a celebration of the groundbreaking for Radiant House, SCU's entry in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2013 Solar Decathlon competition. Meet the student team, check out their plans, and catch the excitement. All are welcome!
Thursday, April 25, 12-2 p.m., at SCU.

Senior Design Conference

Come and witness the future of engineering at our Senior Design Conference. Students have been busy working on their capstone projects and are ready to present them to alumni, faculty, and friends. All are welcome at this signature event.
Thursday, May 9, 2-5 p.m., at SCU.

Alumni and School of Engineering News:
Ed Karrels

Ed Karrels Presents at GPU Conference in San Jose

Ed Karrels, computer engineering graduate student, presented "Computing the Quadrillionth Digit of Pi: A Supercomputer in the Garage," at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, CA, March 19. His talk highlighted the computing power of nVIDIA's graphics cards. More.

Fidelis Udahemuka, S.J.

Taking Jesuit Education to East Africa

Fidelis Udahemuka S.J. shared his plans to start a Jesuit University of East Africa at the School of Engineering spring All-Hands Meeting. Visiting SCU as Special Assistant to Pres. Engh, he is here learning how to run a University modeled after Santa Clara. More.


Shu-Park Chan

Shu-Park Chan

Dr. Shu-Park Chan, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at SCU and founder of International Technological University (ITU) passed away Feb. 22. For 30 years, Dr. Chan was a cherished member of the electrical engineering faculty at SCU; he also served as Interim Dean of the School in 1989. More.


Where in the world are engineering faculty?

Here are just a few examples of our faculty's recent travels: JoAnne Holliday (computer engr) Uruguay; Sukhmandar Singh (civil engr) Cambridge, UK; Marian Stetson-Rodrigues (engineering), Florida; Radha Basu (frugal innovation) Koldatta, India; Nam Ling (computer engr) Cusco, Peru.


School of Engineering Visioning Session

A Vision for the Future

Exciting times are in store: a new School of Engineering campus is slated for development within the next five years! In preparation for planning our new spaces, faculty, staff, alumni, students, and campus colleagues are hard at work crafting a vision for the future of SCU engineering. More to come.

Solar Decathlon Logo

Calling all SCU Solar Decathlon Fans

SCU Engineers! Did you participate on one of Santa Clara's past Solar Decathlon teams? Did you visit the competition? Share your experiences with the newest Solar Decathlon team, by taking their survey! Let us know how the Solar Decathlon affected you. Take the survey now.