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.
Sarah Kate Wilson Receives Prestigious IEEE Award
Electrical Engineering Professor Sarah Kate Wilson was recently honored with the prestigious Harriett B. Rigas Award for significant contributions to engineering education. Read more about this defender of student learning, champion of diversity and inclusion, acclaimed international researcher, and professional activist.
Kitts Receives Brutocao Award for Curriculum Innovation
Mechanical Engineering Professor Christopher Kitts received SCU’s 2018 Brutocao Family Foundation Award for Curriculum Innovation. Cited for creating and revising numerous courses, Kitts was also instrumental in creating the popular Design Thinking Pathway and crafting the innovation, design, and entrepreneurship minor.
Santa Clara University appoints interim Dean for School of Engineering
Santa Clara University announced the appointment of Dr. Jon C. Strauss as interim Dean of the School of Engineering, effective Aug. 27, 2018. The University will commence a national search this fall for the permanent dean of the School of Engineering.
How Andrew Torrance ’19 took a stapler and helped make robot-assisted surgery a little bit better.
A summer research program taught Isabela Figueira ’18 how to use machine learning in computer animation—and changed her career path along the way.