School of Engineering
Engineering with a Mission.
Whether it’s bringing solar-powered lights to classrooms in Ghana, treating post-traumatic stress disorder with virtual reality, delivering life-saving medicines to rural hospitals via drone, or designing houses that create more energy than they consume: most of the solutions that change the world come from engineers, and some of the best engineers in the world come from right here.
“I came to Santa Clara to fulfill my dreams of becoming an entrepreneur,” explains Nikita Sushil Kumar from Bangalore, India, who recently earned her master’s degree in engineering management and leadership at SCU.
Junior Cory Berdinis shares a recap of the Santa Clara Innovation & Design club’s second annual Product Designathon. Bringing together students from multiple disciplines, the hackathon-style competition challenged participants to identify and solve a problem focused on travel.
Bioengineering and Web Design and Engineering seniors teamed up to help expectant mothers in remote regions get the healthcare screening they need with their device, MUMS: Mobile Urinalysis for Maternal Screening.
When Habitat for Humanity needed help redesigning a proposed apartment complex to meet city building codes, they reached out to Santa Clara University’s civil engineering department and a trio of seniors took up the challenge.