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School of Engineering Alumni Update - November 2012

Fall eNews Available Online Now

The School of Engineering is off and rolling on our second century of engineering excellence at Santa Clara University as you will learn in the Fall edition of Engineering News, available online now. Energy, entrepreneurship, and engaging new programs are just some of the highlights found here. Read the latest Bronco engineering news here.


Engineering News Highlights
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Congratulations, Robin Senigaglia Beck '77!

As NASA's Cognizant Engineer for the thermal protection systems of the Curiosity Rover, Robin was responsible for the heat shield that allowed the vehicle to enter Mars' atmosphere unscathed with all systems go last August. Read more here.


SCU Grad Student Breaks Yahoo! Record

With a single machine and four NVIDIA graphics processing units, computer science and engineering master's student Ed Karrels broke a record set by a team from Yahoo! using 1,000 machines. What did he do? Find out here.


Special Edition Chardonnay Benefits SCU Solar Decathlon Team

Electrical engineering alums Rob ('86) and Diana ('88) Jensen are generously offering a fun way for friends of the SCU Solar Decathlon team to support the 2013 effort. As owners of Testarossa Winery in Los Gatos, California, the pair is offering a special Radiant House 2010 Monterey County Chardonnay with all proceeds benefiting our 2013 team. Thank you, Diana and Rob! Broncos who attended the School of Engineering's Big Bash! last month were treated to a special tasting of the wine and we can attest to the fact that it is delicious. Place your order today.


Big Bash is a Hit with Broncos

Bronco engineers enjoyed a magical alumni reception during Grand Reunion Weekend. See a photo album here.


A Million Reasons to Give

The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation will give $1 million to the University if 9,000 undergraduate alumni make a gift this school year. Your gift will make the difference; learn more here.