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.
This article originally appeared on techcrunch.com on May 11, 2016, and was written by Frederic Lardinois. It can also be viewed at http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/11/agrilyst-raises-1m-seed-round-for-its-indoor-agriculture-analytics-service/.
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.
Following months of preparation, electrical engineering seniors Jacob Leatherberry and Nicolas Metais traveled to a tiny village in Benin to install their solar microgrid and bring light to 113 residents. And that’s when the fun began!
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.