The School of Engineering provides an outstanding theoretical and practical experience for both undergraduate and graduate students. Distinguished faculty, academic excellence, personal attention, and a culture of social responsibility are hallmarks of our program.
Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Christopher Kitts examines how SCU's robotics program gives students the opportunity to explore the limits of "real world engineering."
SCU Engineering students to monitor and control satellites from the new Mobile Mission Control Lab.
Computer Engineering Associate Professor Dan Lewis makes a case for the importance of STEM education for California's K-12 students.
SCU's Chancellor William Rewak, S.J., writes about the convergence of the worlds of technology and poetry in this San Jose Mercury News report.
Research by Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Christopher Kitts uncovers "a terrifying picture of geologic uproar" in Lake Tahoe 3 million years ago.
Eighty lucky high schoolers got to live and breath Bronco engineering for a week this summer.
Adjunct lecturer is honored for outstanding professional contributions to the field of statistical science.
Read about some of our senior's capstone projects in the latest edition of Engineering News, available online now.
Assistant Professor Prashanth Asuri's publication was identified as a "Key Scientific Article" contributing to excellence in biomedical research.
The Frugal Innovation Lab and San Jose's Tech Museum of Innovation held the first in a series of workshops focused on how technology can be harnessed to benefit humanity.
Class of '08 alums Agustin Fonts and Ryan Leary are helping Opower work toward the double bottom line.
Claire Kunkle '14 has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to fund her Ph.D. studies in sustainable energy.
Congratulations to Steven Chiesa '75, John Maydonovitch '73, Timothy Shih '93, and Aleksandar Zecevic '90 and '93 who are being honored with Engineering's highest award.
The latest edition of Engineering News, our School of Engineering quarterly newsletter, is available online now.
Shanghai University of Electric Power selected SCU's computer engineering professor for his transformative research in video coding.
Check out this video about Santa Clara Engineering's biggest hands-on project.
Associate professor recognized for her outstanding accomplishments.
Associate professor Shoba Krishnan is honored by California's 25th Assembly District.
Bioengineering student field tests a frugal water pathogen detection device in India.
The Princeton Review features SCU in the 2014 edition of its annual survey.
SCU computer engineering students are making it easier for the homeless to access vital social services.
Catch all the news as our SCU Solar Decathletes compete in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon in Irvine, CA, Oct. 3-13. Read regular updates on our Solar Decathlon Blog!
Seven engineering faculty members were honored for their distinct and far-reaching contributions at SCU's recent faculty recognition event.
Looking for a tense rivalry between competitors, a newspaper columnist finds Jesuit-inspired goodwill instead.
The School of Engineering's Frugal Innovation Lab (FIL) was featured in an article in the recent edition of New Scientist.
Read about SCU's entry in the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Solar Decathlon in this article in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Santa Clara Engineering is ranked in the top 10 undergraduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report.
Santa Clara University has been identified as one of the nation’s top engineering programs for lifetime return on investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.
View a slideshow of photos from the August 19 Solar Decathlon Send-off Celebration here at SCU. Students, alumni, Santa Clara faculty and administrators were on hand as Congressman Mike Honda wished the team well.
Santa Clara was named one of Sierra magazine's top 50 "Cool Schools" for 2013 for leading the way in sustainability initiatives and projects such as Solar Decathlon.
Fr. Jim Reites, advisor to SCU's Solar Decathlon team, is one of the keys to the project's success. Find out why.
Two students investigating fuel cells in the Latimer Energy Lab share their takeaways from the recent Silicon Valley Energy Summit.
Computer Science and Engineering major Melissa Bica '14 is in India this summer putting her know-how to good use with two local social enterprises.
In 2009, a group of SCU civil engineering seniors traveled to Ghana with a dream of constructing a durable, sustainable community library. Recently, their vision was realized.
Solar Decathlon team member Nicole Pal '14 shares her story in the Washington Post.
SCU computer science and engineering students have developed an app to help homeless individuals and very-low-income families gain access to community services in Santa Clara County.
The fences are up, the steel is on its way, and the bamboo construction beams are taking shape—the 2013 SCU Solar Decathlon team is ready to break ground on the Radiant House.
Engineering majors claimed 7 spots on the list of top-10 paying majors according to NACE's April 2013 Salary Survey.
Check out the latest news and highlights of Santa Clara's entry in the U.S. Dept. of Energy's Solar Decathlon.
Alumnus David Njuguna '08, M.S. '10, writes about the value of a Jesuit education.
SCU's student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers has been busy this quarter reaching out to high school girls to share the excitement of engineering.
The SJ Business Journal reports that Google engineering interns make over $6K per month. Check out the good news from other companies.
Tim Hight, Ph.D., faculty project manager for all of SCU's Solar Decathlon projects, shares his experiences.
Read how Bronco engineers are using technology to benefit society.
Student chapter of Engineers Without Borders aims to provide clean water and empower community members.
Team members stretch more than just their engineering and design skills for 2013 competition.
Former Engineering Dean recognized as a "senior administrator extraordinaire."
School of Engineering jumps to No. 14 from 21 last year.
Students are invited to meet with supply chain, sales, and IT professionals from Cisco in a round-robin networking event.
SCU's 2013 Solar Decathletes are gearing up for competition. Check out their website!
Undergraduates Russell Wetherley (mechanical engineering) and Catherine Borst (mechanical engineering) learn about social justice first-hand by taking part in SCU's Walk Across California.
It takes more than engineering knowledge to complete a Senior Design project. Read one team's account of their experience here.
Watch their presentations live Wed., May 23, 1 p.m.
On May 10, senior engineering students put on their most professional duds for the 42nd Annual Senior Design Conference.
Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education features SCU's innovative program.
The 2013 Solar Decathlon team will unveil the latest plans for its custom-designed solar home to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon director, Richard King, on May 8th.
Twenty institutions in Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network share the honor.
Broncos take 1st Place and Honorable Mention in national student design competition.
Two student engineering teams will compete in the National Sustainable Design Expo April 21-23.
SCU hosts viewing party for nationwide event March 14.
Facebook engineer Pedram Keyani '00 gives tips for landing that job.
2011 SCU Engineering Faculty Awards have been announced!
Program to increase engineering retention rates launched.
Prestigious two-year appointment for electrical engineering professor.
We're in! SCU Broncos will design and build a solar powered home for the international contest.
Students meet with professionals from Silicon Valley leader.
Carol Reiley '04 is the first woman to appear on the magazine's cover!
Recognized for leadership in entrepreneurial education.
Mentoring and innovative programs help enrollment.
Engineering hits the 100 mark! Check out our Centennial website.
Great teaching, career prospects and graduation rates help SCU move up on Forbes Magazine's Best Colleges list.
Life is a little sweeter for SCU students according to this report.
Feeding the growing need and interest in understanding and solving environmental problems around the world, the School of Engineering announces a new master's degree program in sustainable energy
At just 19 years old, computer engineering sophomore Diane Keng is already a serial entrepreneur.
Ed Maurer has a well-earned reputation as an expert on sustainable water resources development.
$1.3 million gift from alumnus helps create some of the country's top students in the field of renewable energy.
Civil Engineer contributes to climate change research.
Come and witness the future of engineering as our seniors present their capstone projects. All are welcome.
In March, the Engineering Education Service Center ran a "Sing the Song of Engineering" Contest. Of 32 submissions, 3 of the 7 winning entries came from SCU's freshman class.
The complexity of today's global engineering problems requires the use of both sides of the brain to devise technologically-innovative and ethical solutions.
Associate Professor Ed Maurer joins a world-class team of scientists and educators as one of 21 Google Science Communications Fellows.
The School of Engineering celebrates National Engineers Week, Feb. 20-26, 2011, with lots of great activities! See our website for full details: www.scu.edu/engineering/eweek
Mechanical Engineering Professor Terry Shoup was honored by the Silicon Valley Engineering Council at a banquet during National Engineers Week, February 24. Read his acceptance speech here.
Congratulations to the 2010 School of Engineering Faculty Award recipients!
On Friday, Nov. 18 at 5:24 pm PST, an Air Force rocket is scheduled to launch from Kodiak Alaska, deploying four satellites that are part of the SCU Robotics Systems Laboratory program.
One year after Santa Clara University won third place in the U.S. Department of Energy's 2009 Solar Decathlon, the award-winning, solar-powered house is finally going up permanently.
Read Brian Reeves' testimonial on Facebook.
The School of Engineering is now offering a Renewable Energy Certificate for graduate students.
U.S. News ranks SCU No. 2 in the West and School of Engineering climbs to No. 17 nationally.
University officials recently gave the green light to installing new photovoltaic arrays on several university structures.
Dragoslav Siljak receives prestigious award for distinguished career contributions to control system theory.
Wendelin Wright receives prestigious five-year award for research in metallic glasses.
Engineering alumni network helps fellow Broncos find jobs.
Watch a video about the Solar Decathlon and setting a standard in sustainability.
Agilent Technologies helps future engineers at SCU.
Repeat Finish in U.S. Department of Energy International Competition.
Our Solar Decathlon team is in 1st Place after two of the ten contests have been judged! Follow their progress in our blogs.
SCU students and their solar house are heading to D.C. for the Solar Decathlon.
Student project manager Allison Kopf '11 has been selected to help kick-off the U.S. Department of Energy's 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C., on October 8.
As part of the Grand Reunion and Homecoming Weekend, engineering alumni are invited to come back to campus for our Big Bash!
Students from SCU's Robotics Systems Laboratory are working around the clock conducting all mission operations for NASA's PharmaSat nanosatellite.
SCU's commitment to entrepreneurship is paying off as engineers form start-ups.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed helped kick off the U.S. Department of Energy's 2009 Solar Decathlon for Team California at SCU.
The Center for Advanced Study and Practice of Information Assurance has once again been certified by the National Information Assurance Education and Training Program of the National Security Agency.
Celebrate National Engineers Week with a tour of the 3rd place winning 2007 SCU Solar Decathlon house: Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, 4-6 p.m.; or Friday, Feb. 20, 2009, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
SCU's Center for Nanostructures has received $1,328,000 in continuation funding from the U.S. Army to support its TENT Project.
Maynard Webb, CEO of LiveOps to give keynote address, Feb. 19, 6 p.m.
Four SoE faculty members will be honored at an event celebrating National Engineers Week, Feb.19.
The Department of Computer Engineering announces its new degree program.
Engineering alumni are invited back to campus for our Big Bash! October 18, 3-5 pm in the new Bannan Engineering Laboratories.
SCU named one of the nation's top 25 most environmentally responsible by Kaplan College Guide.
Dr. Drazen Fabris, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been appointed Associate Director at the Center for Nanostructures.
Civil Engineering Professor leads immersion trip to Nicaragua.
SCU’s 3rd place winners in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2007 Solar Decathlon receive Environmental Achievement Award from EPA.
Civil engineering student wins California Transportation Foundation Scholarship.
After taking third place in the 2007 contest, Santa Clara will compete in the next international Solar Decathlon in 2009.
Electrical engineering chair recognized for her extraordinary contributions to digital circuits and systems.
Computer engineering professor recognized for his extraordinary contributions to video coding algorithms and architectures.
Read about the SCU Solar Decathlon team's journey from 18th place to 3rd at the US Department of Energy's competition in Washington, D.C.
SCU Solar Decathlon house and team arrive safely in Washington, D.C. for U.S. Department of Energy competition October 12-20.
SCU's Solar Decathlon Team is working hard to win the U.S. Department of Energy's competition.
M. Godfrey Mungal, Ph.D., steps into new role as dean of the School of Engineering.
Two School of Engineering faculty members received special honors at the 2007 Santa Clara University Faculty Recognition Dinner.
Solar Decathlon Team receives letter of congratulations from Congressman Mike Honda.
SCU Professor and ASME President Terry Shoup testifies on environmental challenges.
Santa Clara University was selected as one of 42 two- and four-year colleges and universities in the United States and Puerto Rico to receive a 2007 HP Technology for Teaching grant, which is designed to transform teaching and improve learning in the classroom through innovative uses of technology. Santa Clara University's School of Engineering will receive an award package of HP products and a faculty stipend valued at more than $68,000.
Since grade school, Casey Kute has had her eye on a career in robotics. That vision has come into focus more clearly for the junior in mechanical engineering, thanks to her education and opportunities at Santa Clara which also helped her win a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Center for Light Frame Structural Research (CLFSR), has made an invaluable contribution to our safety by testing and researching the properties and capabilities of light gauge steel and its building processes.
Capitalizing on a three-year partnership with neighboring NASA/Ames Research Center, a dozen graduate and undergraduate students from the Santa Clara Robotic Systems Laboratory learned first-hand the thrill of putting engineering theory into practice as they took control of all mission operations for the NASA GeneSat-1 satellite launched from Wallops Island Flight Facility on December 16, 2006.
Nam Ling, professor of computer engineering, was recently named a Distinguished Lecturer of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Circuits and Systems Society (CASS).
Members of the SCU School of Engineering’s student chapter of the Society of Women Engineers welcomed SWE’s Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Betty Shanahan, to campus January 10 for a presentation on the issues facing those embarking on a career in a field populated by few other women.
Professor Dragoslav D. Siljak is a popular guy—and not only among the engineering students. His work has attracted scientists from around the world, and has helped establish SCU as one of the top centers for research on complex systems.
Dr. Sarah Kate Wilson - New Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering with emphasis in communications
Dr. Wilson has been honored with several university awards recognizing her teaching excellence: Ruth and Joel Spira award at Purdue University, the Service award for organizing the Wireless Data Workshop and for teaching Communication at Stanford.