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Research and Academics

Inspiring the Next Generation  of Engineers

Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers

Engineering undergrads volunteer at a community center, bringing engineering concepts and fun to young students.

Parden and the Grad Program

Parden and the Grad Program

In 1959, then-dean Robert Parden introduced a graduate program in engineering.

The Women  of Engineering

The Women of Engineering

Since Santa Clara's undergraduate programs went co-ed in the 1960s, women have been a powerful force in Bronco engineering.

Entering the Computer Age

Entering the Computer Age

Today we take for granted the vast stores of networked data available on our smart devices, but in 1960 the installation of a 200 sq. ft., 7-ft. tall computer at Santa Clara was big news.

Solar Decathlon

Solar Decathlon

What do you get when you take a team of enthusiastic undergraduates and put them to work on a project that changes people’s minds about alternative energy?

SCU Civil Engineering Goes to Ghana

SCU Civil Engineering Goes to Ghana

William Sommer '11 and Dan Lawrie '11 collaborated with local masons in Gambibgo, Ghana, to develop inexpensive and sustainable construction methods.

The Robotics Lab

The Robotics Lab

From designing and operating a shoe-box sized spacecraft to analyzing the diagnostics system of a BMW, Robotics Lab students are involved in real-world engineering on a daily basis.

Getting to the Core  of Entrepreneurship

Getting to the Core of Entrepreneurship

Innovative core curricula and pathways lead the way to entrepreneurial thinking.

Frugal  Innovation

Frugal Innovation

Engineers address the need for products and services in emerging countries focusing on earth-friendly, compassionate, use-centric features through this new initiative.

International  Collaborations

International Collaborations

A recent focus on expanding faculty and students' global understanding and engagement has upped the ante for SCU's already rewarding international collaborations.

$1.3 Million  Gift

$1.3 Million Gift

An anonymous gift from an engineering alumnus is helping to support teaching and research in sustainable energy.

The T-Model  of Engineering Education

The T-Model of Engineering Education

SCU has adopted the "T-model" of engineering education - a deep technical core paired with a broad set of soft skills.

KEEN on Innovation

KEEN on Innovation

SCU has joined the Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network to promote an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset among undergraduate engineering students.