Fall 2012

  • Engineering with a Mission

    Engineering with a Mission

    Steven Boyd Saum & Heidi Williams '06, 1 Nov 2012

    The engineering work being done today was the stuff of imagination when the School of Engineering started a century ago. Where do we go from here?

    Fall 2012

  • We, robots

    We, robots

    John Deever, 1 Nov 2012

    Adventures with the Robotics Systems Laboratory by land, sea, and sky. And in orbit.

    Fall 2012

  • Sarah Kate Wilson vs. Godzilla

    Sarah Kate Wilson vs. Godzilla

    Jeff Gire, 1 Nov 2012

    An engineering professor tackles big problems—like attracting more women to her field and transferring mountains of data through the air.

    Fall 2012

  • Deluge and drought

    Deluge and drought

    Erica Klarreich, 1 Nov 2012

    Lessons in how to wedge data into smaller spaces. And build a smarter energy grid.

    Fall 2012

  • Building biomedical tests

    Building biomedical tests

    Melissae Fellet, 1 Nov 2012

    Where engineering meets biology, the work ranges from diagnosing voice disorders to tracking toxicity in the brain.

    Fall 2012

  • The long view

    The long view

    Justin Gerdes, 1 Nov 2012

    Build it safer and stronger—sustainably.

    Fall 2012

  • Drago's gold

    Drago's gold

    Sam Scott '96, 1 Nov 2012

    From an Olympic water polo medal to designing systems for the rocket that put men on the Moon: the life and work of engineering professor Dragoslav Siljak.

    Fall 2012

  • Wings

    Wings

    Paul Totah '79, 1 Nov 2012

    For a century, John J. Montgomery has been given short shrift when it comes to his role as an aviation pioneer. It's time to set things right.

    Fall 2012

  • Can you stand the heat?

    Can you stand the heat?

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 Nov 2012

    It took months of space flight for the Curiosity rover to reach Mars. And, to survive the heat of entry, it took a shield that a team led by Robin Beck ’77 designed.

    Fall 2012

  • The million-dollar Leavey Challenge

    The million-dollar Leavey Challenge

    Jeff Gire, 1 Nov 2012

    SCU can receive a major grant—but needs gifts from 9,000 undergraduate alumni to make it happen.

    Fall 2012