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.
Interdisciplinary Session 2 - Technical Difficulties
Due to technical difficulties, Interdisciplinary Session 2 has gone off-line. We may be able to make a recording available for a one-time airing at a later date. Check back here for updates.
Senior Design Conference: May 13, 2021
Join us for our 51st Annual Senior Design Conference. Watch virtually as over 80 projects are presented throughout 18 sessions. Opening remarks by Dean Elaine P. Scott will start at 2:10 p.m. followed by the presentations begining at 2:15 p.m. PDT.
Congratulations to our Fulbright Semi-finalists!
The School of Engineering is delighted to announce that two of our students and one alumnus are semi-finalists for Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. Out of a total of 17 semi-finalists from Santa Clara University—a record-breaking number for us—we are so proud that 3 are Bronco engineers. Meet them here.
Closing the Gender Gap in VC Funding
Assistant Professor Maya Ackerman's research has uncovered a clear and consistent pattern that exists in most industries, regardless of geography: the CEO’s gender is the most important factor for fundraising success. Even after controlling for external factors such as attending an Ivy League school or having a prior successful business “exit”—women were still disadvantaged in VC funding.