Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2013
A team of SCU engineering students is designing a mobile application that – among other tricks – allows a homeowner to remotely shut off lights and close windows. It’s tied to an intuitive control system receiving input from sensors located throughout a house that relies solely on the sun for all of its energy.Radiant House is SCU’s newest entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, an international competition for 20 selected college teams. This year, participants from Arizona to Austria will face the challenge of designing, building and operating the most cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive solar-powered house.
Monday, Jun. 10, 2013
Santa Clara University engineering students are holding monthly Google+ Hangout On Air with elementary schoolers in Irvine, Calif. These live video chats teach the kids about what goes into designing and building a solar home, and allow the elementary students to ask questions. The SCU Solar Decathlon team is building a 1,000 square foot home on the SCU campus before loading it on trucks and hauling it to Irvine for the Department of Energy competition this October.
Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
College students are putting the finishing touches on their resumes, polishing up their online profiles and practicing their pitches for dozens of the top Silicon Valley companies who will be at Santa Clara University’s Malley Center for the annual fall career fair Oct. 3 from 3 to 6 p.m
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
The Silicon Valley Engineering Council (SVEC) will induct Santa Clara University Mechanical Engineering Professor Terry Shoup into the Silicon Valley Engineering Hall of Fame on Feb. 24.